Leon Lachman Honored at LIU Pharmacy Gala
Morgan Lyle,Assistant Director of Public Relations
Long Island University,
LIU Post, Long Island University
Nobel Prize winner James Watson, co-discoverer of the structure of DNA, was the keynote speaker at the LIU Pharmacy (Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences) Gala Tuesday, Sept. 17 at the Waldorf Astoria New York hotel. Dr. Leon Lachman, chairman of the board of Lachman Consultants, chancellor of LIU Pharmacy and a Long Island University trustee, was honored with the LIU Pharmacy Lifetime Achievement Award at the event. The funds from the dinner will augment Dr. Lachman’s personal philanthropy of $1 million to establish the Lachman Institute for Pharmaceutical Analysis at LIU, which will support faculty research, foster graduate-level training and provide a venue for industry-supported research.
|LIU President Dr. Kimberly R. Cline with University Trustee and LIU Pharmacy Chancellor Leon Lachman.
||LIU Chairman Edward Travaglianti, Nobel Prize-winning DNA pioneer James Watson and LIU Pharmacy Chancellor Leon Lachman.
||Nobel laureate James Watson with LIU Phramacy students at Pharmacy’s gala at the Waldorf Astoria.
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