Please help us to endow an award honoring Profs. Abeles and Jencks. By establishing an endowment, we intend to secure the future of this award and its strong tradition, built on the foundation of the erstwhile Repligen Award.* No donation is too small, we will be grateful for anything you can afford.

Statement of Award Objective

Nominees shall have made outstanding contributions to the understanding of the chemistry of biological processes with particular emphasis on structure, function and mechanism.

There is no restriction on age.

A list of past recipients is here.

Many Ways to Donate

Anyone with a compatible account (Chase, Bank of America, etc) can send money via Zelle by simply entering our email address (, recipient name (American Chemical Society), and the dollar amount. (Please put ‘Abeles and Jencks’ in the memo line.)

Alternatively, you can donate to the award using PayPal (note: the 5.9% service fee will be covered by the division) or a credit card.

If you prefer to pay by check or other methods, please contact Christine Chow:

*Prior to 2019, this award was generously sponsored by Repligen.