Dr James M. Tour is an American chemist and nanotechnologist. He is a Professor of Chemistry, Professor of Materials Science and NanoEngineering, and Professor of Computer Science at Rice University in Houston, Texas.
Although American, Dr Tour became a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry in the United Kingdom in 2020 and was awarded the Royal Society of Chemistry's Centenary Prize for innovations in materials chemistry with applications in medicine and nanotechnology.
He has put together a series (some videos yet to be published) in which he addresses, from his wealth of practical and theoretical experience, the subject of "Abiogenesis". Links to the series components are below.
12 - Cell Construction & The Assembly Problem
13 - Summary & Projections: TBA