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Jerrold Meinwald Benjamin Franklin Medal Awarded In 2013

Jerrold Meinwald

Jerrold Meinwald

Award Name : Benjamin Franklin Medal

Year of Award : 2013

Award for : Chemistry

Location : Ithaca, New York, United States


Jerrold Meinwald (born 1927) is an American chemist known for his work on chemical ecology, a field he co-founded with his late colleague and friend Thomas Eisner. He is currently the Goldwin Smith Professor Emeritus of Chemistry at Cornell University. He is author or co-author of well over 400 scientific articles. His interest in chemistry was sparked by fireworks done with his friend Michael Cava when they were still in junior high school. Prof. Meinwald is a music aficionado and studied flute with Marcel Moyse – the world’s greatest flutist of his time.Jerrold Meinwald  was awarded the 2013 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Chemistry by the Franklin Institute.

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