Alfred Bader Award in Bioinorganic or Bioorganic Chemistry

Sponsor: Alfred R. Bader Fund

Purpose: To recognize outstanding contributions to bioorganic or bioinorganic chemistry.

Nature: The award consists of $5,000 and a certificate. Up to $2,500 for travel expenses to the meeting at which the award will be presented will be reimbursed.

Eligibility: The award will be granted for outstanding research accomplishments regardless of race, gender, age, religion, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, presence of disabilities, and educational background. The award is intended to recognize significant accomplishments that are at the interface between biology and organic or inorganic chemistry. Special consideration will be given to applications of the fundamental principles and experimental methodology of chemistry to areas of biological significance.

Deadline: November 1 (annual review).

Establishment & Support: The award was established in 1986 and is financed by a gift to the Society from Alfred R. Bader.

Contact Information

Awards Office
American Chemical Society
1155 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036-4801
Phone: 202-872-4575
Fax: 202-776-8008


2017 Kim D. Janda

2016 Edward I. Solomon

2015 Michael A. Marletta

2014 Laura L. Kiessling

2013 David E. Cane

2012 Brian M. Hoffman

2011 Stephen B. H. Kent

2010 Joan Selverstone Valentine

2009 Kevin M. Smith

2008 Lawrence Que, Jr.

2007 Eckard Munck

2006 F. Ann Walker

2005 Alan R. Fersht

2004 Stephen J. Lippard

2003 Christopher T. Walsh

2002 Ronald Breslow

2001 Peter G. Schultz

2000 Stuart L. Schreiber

1999 Peter B. Dervan

1998 JoAnne Stubbe

1997 James P. Collman

1996 John T. Groves

1995 Stephen J. Benkovic

1994 Kenneth N. Raymond

1993 W. Wallace Cleland

1992 Richard H. Holm

1991 Robert H. Abeles

1990 Harry B. Gray

1989 Jeremy R. Knowles

1988 Thomas C. Bruice

2016 recipient Edward I. Solomon (center) is presented his award by sponsor representatives Joe Porwoll (right) and Donna J. Nelson, ACS President (left).