Volume 89 Issue 22 | p. 43 | C&EN Talks With
Issue Date: May 30, 2011

John Schwab

An advocate for mentoring young organic chemists will retire from NIH this month
Department: Government & Policy
Keywords: NIH, NIGMS, John Schwab

One of organic chemistry’s staunchest allies at the National Institutes of Health is leaving; finding a replacement with the same passion for organic chemistry could be difficult.

For the past 15 years, John M. Schwab has been overseeing extramural grants in organic synthesis, chemical biology, and natural products chemistry at NIH. Many people in the organic chemistry community consider him a hero for spearheading a mentoring workshop for junior faculty and for promoting organic . . .

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