Issue Date: November 26, 2012
Arieh Warshel Wins Biophysical Chemistry Award
Arieh Warshel, Distinguished Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at the University of Southern California, is the 2012 recipient of the Soft Matter & Biophysical Chemistry Award, presented by the Royal Society of Chemistry. The award recognizes outstanding and innovative research in soft condensed matter and/or the application of physicochemical techniques to biological problems.
Warshel was cited for his numerous groundbreaking developments in computational biophysical chemistry, which paved the way for the elucidation of protein structure-function relationships. He is widely regarded as the founder of computational enzymology.
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