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.
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. We are excited to announce the 2022 ACS Infectious Diseases Young Investigator Awardees. Each will be giving an oral presentation at the Fall 2022 ACS National meeting being held in Chicago on Sunday, August 21.
Tania Lupoli is an assistant professor of chemistry at New York University in New York City. “Dr. Lupoli was selected because of her impressive research program applying chemical biology tools to study infectious diseases,” says ACS Infectious Diseases Editor-in-Chief Courtney C. Aldrich. “Specifically, the committee was impressed by her research to understand the role of… Read More
Laura Sanchez is an associate professor, chemistry and biochemistry, at University of California, Santa Cruz. “Dr. Sanchez was chosen based on her outstanding research program applying cutting-edge mass spectrometry techniques, including imaging mass spectrometry, to study pathogens in vitro and in host tissues,” says ACS Infectious Diseases Editor-in-Chief Courtney C. Aldrich. “Her work to understand… Read More
John Whitney is the Canada Research Chair in Molecular Microbiology and the Burroughs Wellcome Investigator in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease at McMaster University in Ontario, Canada. “Dr. Whitney was selected for his pioneering work on bacterial secretion systems (type VI and VII) in gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria, says ACS Infectious Diseases Editor-in-Chief Courtney C.… 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.
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.
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.
Gordon Hammes ACS Biochemistry Scholar Award
The Gordon Hammes Scholar Award honors the young scientists responsible for the very best papers published in Biochemistry.
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.
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.