This lecture was endowed by Barry M. Trost (C'62) in 2013 to help energize the subject of organic chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania. We are grateful to him for his generous support.
2013: Manfred Reetz, Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung
2014: Larry E. Overman, University of California, Irvine
2015: Mark Lautens, University of Toronto
2016: Janine Cossy, ESPCI Paris Tech
2017: Tobias Ritter, MPI-Kohlenforschung