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  Donald J. Cram - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Donald James Cram (April 22, 1919 – June 17, 2001) was an American chemist who shared the 1987 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for “synthesizing three-dimensional molecules that could mimic the functioning of natural molecules.” He also won the National Academy of Science Award in the Chemical Sciences.
Cram was educated at Rollins College, Florida, and at the University of Nebraska, and he received his doctorate in organic chemistry from Harvard University in 1947.
Cram expanded upon Charles Pedersen's ground-breaking synthesis of crown ethers, basically two-dimensional organic compounds that are able to recognize and selectively combine with the ions of certain metal elements.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Donald_J_Cram   (216 words)

 cram summary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
1995, 1259-1260, by S.K. Kurdistani, T.A. Robbins and D.J. Cram.
1995, 1515-1516, by T.A. Robbins and D.J. Cram.
, 1995, 1947-1948, by Y.-S. Byun, T.A. Robbins, C.B. Knobler and D.J. Cram.
www.chem.ucla.edu /dept/Faculty/cram.html   (610 words)

 Donald Cram, Nobel Laureate, UCLA Faculty (UCLA Gateway)
For Donald Cram, earning the Nobel Prize was an "evolutionary" process, parallel to the development of UCLA itself into a world-class institution staffed with winners of the world's most conspicuous honors.
Cram was 68 years old when he received his Nobel Prize, and "it rescued me from retirement." As a laureate, he was granted dispensation from the mandatory retirement age of 70 and continued his research for another 10 years.
Donald Cram, born 1919, died June 17, 2001.
www.ucla.edu /about/nobelwinners/cram.html   (373 words)

 History Channel Search Results
Cram joined the faculty at the University of California at Los Angeles in 1947, became a professor in 1956, and retired in 1990.
Cram built on Pedersen"s essentially flat molecules, which had few points of contact with other molecules, to determine which three-dimensional shapes would serve as binders with specific molecules.
Cram shared the 1987 Nobel Prize in chemistry with Pedersen and Lehn for laying “the foundation to what today is one of the most expansive chemical research areas…host-guest chemistry.”
www.historychannel.com /encyclopedia/article.jsp?link=FWNE.fw..cr235150.a   (317 words)

 Cram   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Colleen Cram's murder on Dec. 5 at the hands of her husband, Ronald E. Cram, still hurts her relatives said recently...
CRAM, or Card Random Access Memory, was a mass storage device invented by NCR, which first appeared on their model 315 mainframe computer in 1962.
CRAM was very successful in the 1960's, offering a fast and secure storage alternative to magnetic tape, but was superseded by the development of superior disk drive technology.
hallencyclopedia.com /Cram   (573 words)

 Donald J. Cram --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
U.S. chemist Donald J. Cram, along with Charles J. Pedersen and Jean-Marie Lehn, was awarded the 1987 Nobel prize for chemistry for his creation of molecules that mimic the chemical behavior of molecules found in living systems.
Cram, Donald J. American chemist who, along with Charles J. Pedersen and Jean-Marie Lehn, was awarded the 1987 Nobel Prize for Chemistry for his creation of molecules that mimic the chemical behaviour of molecules found in living systems.
Cram, Donald J. chemist Donald J. Cram, along with Charles J. Pedersen and Jean-Marie Lehn, was awarded the 1987 Nobel prize for chemistry for his creation of molecules that mimic the chemical behavior of molecules found in living systems.
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-9320549   (698 words)

Cram soon made a name for himself with the discovery of phenonium ion intermediates, his work on the stereochemistry of sulfur compounds and cyclophanes, and asymmetric induction (Cram's rule).
Cram received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry from King Gustaf of Sweden in Stockholm on Dec. 10, 1987; a young Cram sketches structures on a flboard, early evidence of his predilection toward visual representations and models.
Cram took the carceplex concept one step further and created hemicarcerands, which are characterized by a small gap in the wall of the carcerand.
swampfox.fmarion.edu /web/chem/aclabo/cen/cen_72301_sci3.html   (1607 words)

 MSN Encarta - Search Results - cram
Cram, Donald James (1919-2001), American organic chemist and Nobel Prize winner.
Cram was a pioneer in molecular recognition, the study of how...
Cram, Steve, born in 1960, British track-and-field athlete who in 1985 broke three world record running times in 19 days.
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 Carry Me Back - Beaver Eclips - OSU Alumni Association
Donald Pettit, a 1977 chemical engineering graduate who grew up near Silverton (Ore.), is currently circling the globe as a crew member aboard space shuttle Endeavor, which left the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Nov. 30.
During his two-day stay inside the 6- by 10-foot structure, Cram, who graduated in 1963 with a degree in science, was subjected to a battery of psychological tests to chart his reactions to closed confinement.
Cram served himself through the use of tube-like containers (similar to that of a toothpaste tube) adapted for the test by Dr. E.M. Litwiller, professor of food technology.
alumni.oregonstate.edu /eclips/carry/jan10_2003.html   (592 words)

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Donald Cram’s creativity and brilliance revolutionized chemistry, opening the doors to new worlds of discovery.
Upon Cram's death, it seemed that the UCLA community mourned more than just the passing of a Nobel laureate, recipient of the National Medal of Science and one of the world's true giants of biochemical research.
To the thousands of undergraduate students lucky enough to get into one of his classes, Cram will be remembered fondly for his trademark bow ties, impish humor and the infectious enthusiasm he brought to his lectures.
www.magazine.ucla.edu /year2001/fall01_01.html   (288 words)

 Enhancing Separations and Analysis
The most notable achievement was the development of the host-guest complexation concept by Donald J. Cram of the University of California, Los Angeles.
Cram also synthesized organic molecules that imitated the primary functions of enzymes, helping to fulfill a long-standing dream of chemists.
Scientific Impact: Cram helped to lay the foundation for one of the most active fields of chemical research, known as host-guest or supramolecular chemistry, which is directly applicable to separations.
www.er.doe.gov /sub/accomplishments/decades_discovery/21.html   (272 words)

 Donald J. Cram Winner of the 1987 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Donald Cram: A Life in Pictures (submitted by Chinnappan Baskar)
Donald J. Cram — Autobiography (submitted by Chinnappan Baskar)
Donald James Cram Photo-Portrait and Mini-Biography (submitted by Thomas)
almaz.com /nobel/chemistry/1987a.html   (140 words)

 Foresight Update 2 Page 1
Cram, and Jean-Marie Lehn for developing relatively simple molecules that perform functions like those of natural proteins.
Cram and Lehn have extended this work, using chemical techniques to synthesize a wide range of molecules that specifically bind other molecules.
The ongoing work of Cram, Lehn, and their coworkers may be of great importance to the development of nanotechnology.
www.islandone.org /Foresight/Updates/Update02/Update02.1.html   (2489 words)

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Cram realized that if nature could do this, so could scientists, once they learned the fundamental chemistry involved.
Wrote colleague and friend J. Fraser Stoddart, the Saul Winstein Professor of Chemistry, a chair Cram held from 1985-1997, in London's Independent newspaper: "Donald Cram was to chemistry what Mozart was to music and Picasso to painting.
For the past 25 years, the new science of structural biology -- heavily based on Cram's discoveries -- has virtually dictated all progress in the design and synthesis of new and better drugs.
www.magazine.ucla.edu /year2001/fall01_01_04.html   (245 words)

 Cram, Donald James on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
With Pedersen and Jean-Marie Lehn, Cram was awarded the 1987 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the development and application of molecules with highly selective, structure specific interactions, i.e., molecules that can “recognize” each other and choose which other molecules they will form complexes with.
Ask Donald Cram, carpet cleaner, and Donald Cram, nobel laureate.
The National Recreation and Park Association would like to welcome its newest members.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/C/Cram-D1on.asp   (226 words)

 Donald J. Cram, National Medal of Science, UCLA Faculty (UCLA Gateway)
Donald J. Cram, National Medal of Science, UCLA Faculty (UCLA Gateway)
He joined the UCLA faculty in 1947 and taught chemistry, including introductory courses, literally to generations of students.
Cram was the co-author of "Organic Chemistry," a well-known textbook used widely in the U.S. His work on host-guest chemistry earned him the Nobel Prize as well as the National Medal of Science.
www.ucla.edu /about/nationalscience/cram.html   (168 words)

 Donald J. Cram - Autobiography
My father of Scottish, and mother of German extraction, migrated with their three children from Ontario, Canada, to rural Chester, Vermont, USA, where I was born in the spring of 1919, as the Cram's fourth and only male child.
Jane Maxwell Cram, my second wife, acted as foil, unsparing but inspiring critic and research strategist in ways beyond mention.
Donald J. Cram died on June 17, 2001.
nobelprize.org /chemistry/laureates/1987/cram-autobio.html   (1874 words)

 Cram Memorial Conference   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
In 1952, Cram's Rule became the prototype for the understanding of stereoselective relactions, a field that has continued to grow until flowering into more and more powerful methods of asymmetric catalysis fifty years later, honored by this year's Nobel Prize to Sharpless, Noyori and Knowles.
Speakers include many friends and former associates of Donald Cram, as well as leaders in the fields of asymmetric reactions and host-guest chemistry.
The Donald Cram Conference Banquet will be held on Friday, March 29, 2002 at the UCLA Faculty Center from 6:00-9:00 p.m.
www.chem.ucla.edu /research/org/CRAM/Cram_Conference.html   (309 words)

 Molecular container compounds   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Cram, D. J., Tanner, M. E., Keipert, S. and Knobler, C. Am.
Cram, D. J., Tanner, M. and Knobler, C. Am.
Cram, D. J., Tanner, M. and Thomas, R. Angew.
www.nature.com /cgi-taf/DynaPage.taf?file=/nature/journal/v356/n6364/abs/356029a0.html   (257 words)

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Donald took an early lead, and at one point on Sunday afternoon, he was in the lead by approximately 410% to 365% over Dwayne.
When I mentioned earlier than Donald was ahead of Dwayne by approx 410% to 365%, Dwayne's DKJ score at the time was 278K...obviously that changed when Dwayne reached the 609K range.
Donald Hayes was in a powerful 2nd place with 661K, followed by his main competitor in the competition, Dwayne, with 609K for 3rd.
www.twingalaxies.com /index.aspx?c=27&id=4   (6548 words)

 Vol. 8, No.6, Media Reviews
During the 1990s, Donald Cram visited our campus, and I unsuccessfully tried to interview him; we were just unable to establish any rapport.
Yet Hargittai’s interview with Cram is one of the most revealing, most extensive, and, to me, most interesting of all those in the book.
Three of the interviewees (Seaborg, Cram, and Prigogine) are now deceased, underscoring the importance of acquiring such oral histories promptly.
chemeducator.org /bibs/0009001/910052mr.htm   (7165 words)

 South Peace News - Smoke, ash ires new resident   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Cram later found out the smoke was coming from a wood burner in a building owned by Bart Kuefler.
Cram wants to know if there is anyway to end the smoke coming from the wood burner at the apartment building across from General Service Garage, what laws exist governing outdoor burning, and whether there is a fixed date for the de-commissioning of Buchanan's burner.
A letter will be written to Cram notifying him of the June deadline for Buchanan's de-commissioning and an extension on the Kuefler building chimney.
www.southpeacenews.com /newsdesk/volume39/010221/news2.html   (375 words)

 Donald Cram
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Cram, Donald James (The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition)
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 Cram Family Genealogy Forum (Page 2)
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 People Weekly: What's in a middle name? Ask Donald Cram, carpet cleaner, and Donald Cram, nobel laureate.@ HighBeam ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Though they have known of each other for years, Donald J. (for James) Cram of Los Angeles and Donald O. (for Owen) Cram of Altadena, Calif., had never met.
Dr. Donald J., a 68-year-old UCLA professor, was awarded the 1987 Nobel Prize in chemistry this month.
Yet it was Donald O. who received the phone call from...
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1G1:6062767&refid=holomed_1   (228 words)

 BBC NEWS | Election 2005 | Weblog | Welcome young Kennedy
After the chemist Donald James Cram whose work was about molecules that can recognise each other and choose which other molecules they will form complexes with; applicable to politics.
In an attempt to avoid that wonderful nickname that his predecessor had, Charles has decided that he's always going to need to be able to ask "Donald, where's your....." I'll get my coat.
Donald (with Douglas) is a Scottish twin and James is the red engine.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/uk_politics/vote_2005/blog/4435935.stm   (238 words)

 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Cram Donald James
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 Fit4Free Board of Directors
She is an active researcher, with a long list of published papers, publications, and research in progress.
Donald P. Cram Ph.D. Donald Cram is a Professor of Economics and Marketing at Cal State Fullerton.
Professor Cram recieved a Ph.D. in Accounting from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business and an M.S. in Statistics from Stanford University.
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