Rinehart, Kenneth (1929 - 2005) | University of Illinois Archives
Name: Rinehart, Kenneth (1929 - 2005)
Historical Note: Kenneth L. Rinehart (1929- 2005) was Chemistry professor at the UIUC from 1954 to 2000. Professor Rinehart was internationally recognized as a pioneer in chemical biology through his investigations of organic compounds with biological activity. His research led to the development of a procedure involving mutasynthesis to prepare new antibiotics. He also led the Illinois chemistry department's marine natural products program.
Sources: Department of Chemistry at UIUC web site: http://www.chemistry.illinois.edu/events/lectures/Rinehart/About.html