Issue Date: February 12, 2007
2007 ACS National Award Winners
Recipients are honored for contributions of major significance to chemistry
THIS IS THE FINAL SET of vignettes of recipients of awards administered by the American Chemical Society for 2007. An article on George M. Whitesides, 2007 Priestley Medalist, is scheduled to appear in the March 26 issue of C&EN along with his award address.
Jean M. J. Fréchet, winner of the Arthur C. Cope Award, and most other national award winners will be honored at an awards ceremony that will be held on Tuesday, March 27, in conjunction with the 233rd ACS national meeting in Chicago. The Arthur C. Cope Scholar awardees will be honored at the 234th ACS national meeting in Boston, Aug. 19-23.
The Cope Award recognizes and encourages excellence in organic chemistry; it consists of a medal, a cash prize of $25,000, and an unrestricted research grant of $150,000 to be assigned by the recipient to any university or research institution. Each Cope Scholar Award consists of $5,000, a certificate, and an unrestricted research grant of $40,000. Arthur C. Cope and Arthur C. Cope Scholar Awards are sponsored by the Arthur C. Cope Fund.
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