Abeles and Jencks Award for the Chemistry of Biological Processes

The Abeles and Jencks Award for the Chemistry of Biological Processes acknowledges and encourages outstanding contributions to the understanding of the chemistry of biological processes, with particular emphasis on structure, function, and mechanism.

Karen Allen

Professor Department of Chemistry, Boston University Read More


ACS Infectious Diseases Young Investigator Award

The ACS Infectious Diseases Young Investigator Award and the ACS Division of Biological Chemistry recognize outstanding young investigators in the infectious diseases field who are within ten years of their last training experience or at the Assistant Professor level. The 2022 awardees have now been selected, so please check back soon!! Here are the 2021 ACS Infectious Diseases Young Investigator Awardees.

M. Sloan Siegrist

Assistant Professor Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts Read More


David Olagnier

Associate Professor Department of Biomedicine, Aarhus University Read More


Eszter Boros

Assistant Professor Department of Chemistry, Stony Brook University Read More


Eli Lilly Award in Biological Chemistry

The Eli Lilly Award in Biological Chemistry was established in 1934. Consisting of a bronze medal and honorarium, its purpose is to stimulate fundamental research in biological chemistry by scientists not over thirty-eight years of age. The Award is administered by the Division of Biological Chemistry of the American Chemical Society.

Professor Lingyin Li

Stanford University
For outstanding research in biological chemistry of unusual merit and independence of thought and originality. Read More

 

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Pfizer Award in Enzyme Chemistry

The Pfizer Award in Enzyme Chemistry has been terminated. The Division of Biological Chemistry wishes to thank Pfizer Inc. for their gracious support of this award over the last 75 years, an event celebrated at the Spring ACS 2022 National Meeting with presentations by Paul Schimmel (1978 awardee), Tom Cech (1985), Ron Raines (1998), Ruma Banerjee (2001) and Kate Carroll (2013). Click here for a complete list of awardees.

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Gordon Hammes ACS Biochemistry Lectureship

The Gordon Hammes ACS Biochemistry Lectureship was established in 2009 in order to honor significant contributions to the field of biochemistry.

Professor JoAnne Stubbe

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
For outstanding contributions in scientific research at the interface of chemistry and biology, particularly in the realm of biochemistry, biological chemistry and molecular biology. Read More

 

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Gordon Hammes ACS Biochemistry Scholar Award

The Gordon Hammes Scholar Award honors the young scientists responsible for the very best papers published in Biochemistry.

Professor Can Araman

Leiden University
To honor the young scientists responsible for the very best papers published in Biochemistry. Read More

 

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The ACS Chemical Biology Lectureship

The objective of the annual lectureship is to honor the contributions of an individual who has had a major impact on scientific research in the area of Chemical Biology.

Professor Suzanne Walker

Harvard University
For contributions that have had a major impact on scientific research in the area of Chemical Biology. Read More

 

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The Biopolymers Murray Goodman Memorial Prize

An award recognizing outstanding accomplishments in one or more of the areas of biochemistry, biophysical chemistry, biophysics, or chemical biology.

Professor Eric Kool

Stanford University
For outstanding accomplishments in one or more of the areas of biochemistry, biophysical chemistry, biophysics, and/or chemical biology. Read More