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Work on cancer-killing compound nets FSU professor major grant
...is own research. In the early 1990s, Holton gained fame
when a scientific breakthrough in his lab enabled a process for synthesizing large quantities of taxol, a compound derived from the Pacific yew tree that has proven successful at combating breast cancer. "I came to FSU as an undergraduate and met Pro...
NOVA to air two-hour documentary on pioneering African American chemist
... grandson of Alabama slaves, Julian won world-wide fame
for his accomplishments in organic chemistry, especially in the synthesis of medicinal drugs. Entitled "Forgotten Genius," the film, in the words of Jim Shoffner, Ph.D., a former member of the Board of Directors of the American Chemical Society, ho...