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2013 ACS National Award Winners

Recipients are honored for contributions of major significance to chemistry

by Sophie L. Rovner
March 4, 2013 | A version of this story appeared in Volume 91, Issue 9

Following is the final set of vign­ettes of recipients of awards administered by the American Chemical Society for 2013. A profile of Peter J. Stang, the 2013 Priestley Medalist, is scheduled to appear in the April 8 issue of C&EN along with his award address.

Stephen L. Buchwald, winner of the Arthur C. Cope Award, and most of the other national award winners will be honored at an awards ceremony that will be held on Tuesday, April 9, in conjunction with the spring ACS national meeting in New Orleans. The Arthur C. Cope Scholar awardees will be honored at the fall ACS national meeting in Indianapolis, Sept. 8–12. At that meeting, each of the Cope awardees will present an award address before the ACS Division of Organic Chemistry.

The Arthur C. 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 nonprofit research institution. Each Cope Scholar Award consists of $5,000, a certificate, and an unrestricted research grant of $40,000 for any university or nonprofit research institution. Arthur C. Cope and Arthur C. Cope Scholar Awards are sponsored by the Arthur C. Cope Fund.


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