Ralph F. Hirschmann Award in Peptide Chemistry

Award at a Glance

TypeAward
Recipient Industry, Chemistry Professional, Faculty
Category National Awards
Amount$5,000 + expenses
DeadlineNovember 1, 2022

Purpose

To recognize and encourage outstanding achievements in the chemistry, biochemistry, and biophysics of peptides.

Description

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 nominee must have made outstanding contributions in the chemistry, biochemistry, or biophysics of peptides. The award will be granted regardless of race, gender, age, religion, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, presence of disabilities, and educational background.

Deadline

November 1 (presented biennially in even-numbered years)

How to Apply

The nomination period is open from July 1 to November 1. Learn more about ACS National Award Nominations.

Sponsor

Merck Research Laboratories

History

Merck Research Laboratories established the award in 1988. In 2014, this award will be presented biennially in even-numbered years.

Contact Information

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

Lila Gierasch receives her 2018 award plaque on stage with the ACS President and her sponsor representative.
2018 recipient Lila M. Gierasch (center) presented her award by sponsor representative Robert M. Garbaccio (right) and Peter K. Dorhout, ACS President (left).
Photo by Loris Guzzetta/ACS

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