Justin Gallivan has been awarded an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship.
Emory University’s American Chemical Society student affiliates chapter has been selected to receive an Honorable Mention Award for their activities conducted during the 07-08 academic year.
Congratulations to Shuming Nie, recipient of The Heinrich Emanuel Merck Award 2007 for Analytical Chemistry with Dr. Alexander A. Makarov (Thermo Electron GmbH in Bremen, Germany) for their work on in vivo cancer targeting and imaging with semiconductor quantum dots.
Worth EUR 15,000, the “Heinrich Emanuel Merck-Award” of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany recognizes achievements in analytical science and has been awarded to internationally outstanding scientists since 1988. The award is intended for chemists up to the age of 45 whose work focuses on the development of new analytical methods and the deployment thereof in applications aimed at improving the quality of human life, for example in areas such as environmental protection, life sciences, or material science.
Robert Apkarian, who ran the IM & MF Center here, died in a traffic accident on Tuesday, February 28, 2006. The Apkarian family and all Rob’s numerous friends made donations to the Armenia Tree Project in his memory. Today, an Armenian forest seeded from these donations preserves his memory. Emory is also proud to remember Dr. Apkarian in the naming of the Robert P. Apkarian Integrated Electron Microcopy Center.
Craig Hill has been elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science,and he has been elected this summer to Chair the National Science Foundation Workshop in Inorganic Chemistry for 2007-2009.
Congratulations to Craig Hill who has been named Distinguished Fellow of the Victoria Institute of Chemical Sciences (of Australia) as well as Wilsmore Fellow, The University of Melbourne.
Congratulation to Dr. Al Padwa for his article “An Efficient Synthesis of (±)-Lycoricidine Featuring a Stille-IMDAF Cycloaddition Cascade,” published in Organic Letters and recognized as a Most Cited Article in 2006.
Padwa will be the keynote speaker for the 45th Annual MIKI Meeting at The University of Kansas April 13-15, 2007.
Congratulations to Justin Gallivan, recipient of the Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award for 2007. The Camille and Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program was founded to support the teaching and research careers of talented young faculty in the chemical sciences.
Albert Padwa has been elected to the rank of AAAS Fellow. Election as a Fellow of AAAS is an honor bestowed upon members by their peers. Fellows are recognized for meritorious efforts to advance science or its applications.