Ronald Breslow Award for Achievement in Biomimetic Chemistry

Award at a Glance

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


To recognize outstanding contributions to the field of biomimetic 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 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.


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.


Ronald Breslow Award Endowment


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.

Contact Information

ACS National Awards Program
American Chemical Society
1155 16th Street NW | Washington, DC 20036

2023 Recipient Laura L. Kiessling
2023 Recipient Laura L. Kiessling (Center) is Presented with Her Award by Judith Giordan, ACS President (Left) and Malika Jeffries-El, ACS Board of Directors (Right)
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