Chemistry International
Vol. 22, No.4, July 2000

2000, Vol. 22
No. 4 (July)
..Chemistry in Argentina
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..Report of Accounts 1998-99
..Reports from Symposia

..Reports from Commissions
..Provisional Recommendations
..Awards and Prizes
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Awards and Prizes

Alois Fürstner Wins Thieme-IUPAC Prize in Synthetic Organic Chemistry

Prof. Dr. Alois Fürstner, Director of the Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung, Mülheim, Germany, has won the 5th Thieme-IUPAC Prize in Synthetic Organic Chemistry (2000). The Prize will be presented to him at an Award Lecture on 3 July 2000 at the 13th International Conference on Organic Synthesis (ICOS-13) in Warsaw, Poland.

Milton T. W. Hearn Wins H. G. Smith Memorial Medal

Prof. Milton T. W. Hearn, Chairman and Titular Member of IUPAC's Commission on Biotechnology (III.4) and Titular Member of IUPAC's Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry Division Committee (III), has won the coveted H.G. Smith Memorial Medal of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI) for 1999. Prof. Hearn has served as Professor of Biochemistry, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia since 1986.

Lester A. Mitscher Wins American Chemical Society Division of Medicinal Chemistry Award

Prof. Lester A. Mitscher, Titular Member of IUPAC's Commission on Training and Development (VII.M.2) of the Medicinal Chemistry Section (VII.M), received the 11th ACS Division of Medicinal Chemistry Award at the 2th National Medicinal Chemistry Symposium held 13-17 June 2000 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. The award was established by ACS in 1979 "to recognize outstanding achievement in the sciences that contribute to the field of medicinal chemistry".



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