Alfred Bader Award in Bioinorganic or Bioorganic Chemistry

Award at a Glance

Recipient Industry, Faculty, Chemistry Professional, International
Category National Awards
Amount$5,000 + expenses
DeadlineNovember 1, 2023


To recognize outstanding contributions to bioorganic or bioinorganic chemistry.


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.


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.


November 1 (Annual Review)

How to Apply

The nomination period is open from July 1 to November 1 annually. Learn more about submitting a nomination for the ACS National Awards.


Supported by an Endowed Fund Established by Alfred R. Bader


The award was established in 1986 through an endowment from Alfred R. Bader and Isabel Bader.

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2024 Bader Award Recipient Christopher J. Chang
2024 Recipient Christopher J. Chang (Center) is Presented with His Award by Mary K. Carroll, ACS President (Left), and Carolyn Ribes, ACS Board of Directors (Right)
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