Volume 90 Issue 48 | p. 40 | Awards
Issue Date: November 26, 2012

Arieh Warshel Wins Biophysical Chemistry Award

Department: ACS News
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Credit: Courtesy of Arieh Warshel

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.

 

Linda Wang compiles this section. Announcements of awards may be sent to l_wang@acs.org.

 
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