Ronald Breslow Award for Achievement in Biomimetic Chemistry

Award at a Glance

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

Purpose

To recognize outstanding contributions to the field of biomimetic chemistry.

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 award will be granted regardless of race, gender, age, religion, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, presence of disabilities, and educational background for outstanding contributions to the field of biomimetic chemistry. Special consideration will be given to individuals who are scientifically active.

Deadline

November 1 (annual review)

How to Apply

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

Sponsor

Ronald Breslow Award Endowment

History

The award was established on March 24, 2001, at a symposium held at Columbia University in honor of Ronald Breslow's 70th birthday by his friends, former students, and associates.

Past Recipients

  • 2022: M. Reza Ghadiri
  • 2021: Jonathan L. Sessler
  • 2020: Donald Hilvert
  • 2019: David A. Tirrell
  • 2018: David R. Liu
  • 2017: Benjamin G. Davis
  • 2016: Tom W. Muir
  • 2015: Eric T. Kool
  • 2014: Samuel H. Gellman
  • 2013: Samuel I. Stupp
  • 2012: Alanna Schepartz
  • 2011: Kevan M. Shokat
  • 2010: Stephen J. Lippard
  • 2009: James P. Collman
  • 2008: Joanna Aizenberg
  • 2007: Francois Diederich
  • 2006: Barbara Imperiali
  • 2005: Peter B. Dervan
  • 2004: Julius Rebek, Jr.
  • 2003: Jacqueline K. Barton

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

photo of M. Reza Ghadiri presented with his award
2022 recipient M. Reza Ghadiri (center) is presented his award by H. N. Cheng, immediate past ACS President (right), and Angela K. Wilson, ACS President (left).
Photo by Nam Thai, EPNAC.com

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