Kelvin Kenneth Ogilvie
Synthesized (RNA) ribonucleic acid, and invented the drug ganciclovir
"The more we understand the world around us at the molecular level, the greater the role of chemistry in helping us further unravel life's secrets and bring opportunities including better health and nutrition to all societies."
- November 6, 1942
- Summerville, Nova Scotia
- Canning, Nova Scotia
- Family Members
- Other Interests
- Golf is now Ogilvie's favorite sport, but he loves most general sports (baseball, softball, tennis, hand ball, squash). He currently enjoys fishing, especially for striped bass. Ogilvie lives in the country and works his large wooded property as a hobby. He also supports local organizations and speaks extensively on innovation and economic opportunities in the "environmental economy".
- Emeritus Professor of Chemistry
- K20 Consulting
- BSc (Honours) Acadia University, 1964
- PhD Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 1968
- Buck-Whitney Medal, 1983
- Manning Principal award, 1991
- Order of Canada, CM, 1991
- Steacie Fellow, 1992
Robert Letsinger, graduate supervisor at Northwestern University.
- Last Updated
- November 16, 2010