Axelrod Distinguished Lecture Series
About the Axelrod Lectures
Dr. Bernard Axelrod served as Head of the Department of Biochemistry. His efforts were instrumental in founding the biochemistry program at Purdue University. On the occasion of his 70th birthday, colleagues and friends established this lectureship in honor of Dr. Axelrod’s many contributions to the field of biochemistry and its community of scientists. Dr. Axelrod passed away in 2011 at the age of 97.