Ernest Guenther Award in the Chemistry of Natural Products Recipients

Congratulations to past recipients of the Ernest Guenther Award in the Chemistry of Natural Products, which recognizes and encourages outstanding achievements in the analysis, structure elucidation, and chemical synthesis of natural products.


  • 2022 - Sarah E. O’Connor
  • 2021 - Bradley S. Moore
  • 2020 - Tadeusz F. Molinski
  • 2019 - Iwao Ojima
  • 2018 - David Ransom Williams
  • 2017 - Stephen F. Martin
  • 2016 - Eric Block
  • 2015 - Thomas R. Hoye
  • 2014 - Dennis P. Curran
  • 2013 - Kuniaki Tatsuta
  • 2012 - Stephen Hanessian
  • 2011 - Robert M. Williams
  • 2010 - Michael T. Crimmins
  • 2009 - Peter Wipf
  • 2008 - David G.I. Kingston
  • 2007 - Dale L. Boger
  • 2006 - William H. Fenical
  • 2005 - Satoshi Omura
  • 2004 - William R. Roush
  • 2003 - Steven V. Ley
  • 2002 - John W. Daly
  • 2001 - Yoshito Kishi
  • 2000 - Pierre Potier
  • 1999 - Kenji Mori
  • 1998 - G. Robert Pettit
  • 1997 - Kenneth L. Rinehart
  • 1996 - K. C. Nicolaou
  • 1995 - Jon C. Clardy
  • 1994 - Paul J. Scheuer
  • 1993 - Amos B. Smith, III
  • 1992 - Leo A. Paquette
  • 1991 - C. Dale Poulter
  • 1990 - Barry M. Trost
  • 1989 - Henry Rapoport
  • 1988 - Paul A. Wender
  • 1987 - Wolfgang Oppolzer
  • 1986 - Clayton H. Heathcock
  • 1985 - David E. Cane
  • 1984 - Jerrold Meinwald
  • 1983 - Karel Wiesner
  • 1982 - Paul A. Grieco
  • 1981 - Samuel J. Danishefsky
  • 1980 - Sukh Dev
  • 1979 - James A. Marshall
  • 1978 - Koji Nakanishi
  • 1977 - Robert E. Ireland
  • 1976 - A. Ian Scott
  • 1975 - S. Morris Kupchan
  • 1974 - Gunther Ohloff
  • 1973 - William G. Dauben
  • 1972 - Guy Ourisson
  • 1971 - Ernest Wenkert
  • 1970 - Duilio Arigoni
  • 1969 - John W. Cornforth
  • 1968 - Elias J. Corey
  • 1967 - George A. Sim
  • 1966 - Albert J. Eschenmoser
  • 1965 - Konrad E. Bloch
  • 1964 - Oscar Jeger
  • 1963 - Arthur J. Birch
  • 1962 - E. R. H. Jones
  • 1961 - C. F. Seidel
  • 1960 - Carl Djerassi
  • 1959 - Frantisek Sorm
  • 1958 - George H. Buchi
  • 1957 - Sir Derek H. R. Barton
  • 1956 - Herman Pines
  • 1955 - Hans Schinz
  • 1954 - A. R. Penfold
  • 1953 - Max Stoll
  • 1952 - Yves-Rene Naves
  • 1951 - Edgar Lederer
  • 1950 - A. J. Haagen-Smit
  • 1949 - John L. Simonsen