Archive for the Profile of Chemists Channel

Interview with Bill Carroll – ACS President 2005 and VP, Industry Issues, Occidental Chemical Corp.

Meet former ACS President, Dr. William F. Carroll Jr.! Dr. Carroll holds a BA in Chemistry and Physics from DePauw University, M.S. from Tulane University, and a PhD in Organic Chemistry from Indiana University. Dr. Carroll served as President of ACS in 2005 and has chaired numerous committees for a variety of chemistry plastics, fire protection, and recycling organizations.

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Interview with Shirley Corriher – Chemist and Renowned Cookbook Author

Meet Shirley Corriher, the “Mad Scientist” on Good Eats. She has appeared on many TV shows, including ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live with Snoop Dog as her fry chef. For over 40 years, Shirley has solved cooking problems for home and professional chefs around the country. Shirley has a B.A. in chemistry from Vanderbilt University, where she was also a biochemist at the medical school. She is the author of cookbook CookWise and BakeWise.

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Interview with David Porter – Managing Partner, Apposite Capital

Meet David Porter, Managing Partner of Apposite Capital and a chemist by training. He’s a driving force in finding “the next big discovery” and turning scientists into successful entrepreneurs.

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Interview with Al Altomari – Cofounder Barrier Therapeutics

Meet Mr. Al Altomari who helped launched Barrier Therapeutics spin out from Johnson & Johnson in 2002. At Barrier, Al successfully led the company from inception to Initial Public Offering, and finally sale of the company at a premium to Steifel Laboratories in 2008.

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Interview with Barry Streusand – Founder of Applied Analytical

Meet Dr. Barry Streusand, a chemist entrepreneur who started Applied Analytical. Under his guidance, Applied Analytical is now one of the premier analytical services laboratories with global strategic alliance partners.

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