Division of Carbohydrate Chemistry

ACS CARB

CARB Division Awards

Nomination deadline is June 15, 2017 for the 2018 Melville L. Wolfrom Award, Derek Horton Award in Industrial Carbohydrate Chemistry, Horace S. Isbell Award, and David Y. Gin New Investigator Award, which will be presented at the Spring 2018 ACS National Meeting.  Nomination Form

The Claude S. Hudson Award was established by the Division in 1946 to recognize outstanding contributions to carbohydrate chemistry in education, research, or applications. The biennial award is presented in odd-numbered years (nominations will be accepted in 2018 for the 2019 Hudson Award).  N.B. - The Hudson Award Nomination Form will be active next year.

The Melville L. Wolfrom Award acknowledges outstanding service to the Division and to the field of carbohydrate chemistry.  Nomination Form

• The Derek Horton Award in Industrial Carbohydrate Chemistry Award acknowledges distinguished achievements in and outstanding contributions to industrial carbohydrate chemistry.  *Deadline for the nomination is June 15th, 2017.  Nomination Form

The Horace S. Isbell Award acknowledges excellence in and promise of continued quality of contribution to research in carbohydrate chemistry. The winner must be under the age of 45 at the time of the award.  Nomination Form

The David Y. Gin New Investigator Award acknowledges and encourages outstanding contributions to research in carbohydrate chemistry by scientists in the first seven years of their independent career.  Nomination Form

More Information about Awards and Awardees

ACS Fellows Program - Open for 2017 Nominations

The ACS Fellows Program was created by the ACS Board of Directors in December 2008 “to recognize members of ACS for outstanding achievements in and contributions to Science, the Profession, and the Society.

Link to Nomination Site

Deadline for 2017 Nominations: April 1, 2017

ACS Fellows from CARB Division

International Carbohydrate Organization - Whistler Award 2018 - Call for Nominations

In 1984, the International Carbohydrate Organization established an award in honor of Prof. Roy L. Whistler to recognize scientists who have made contributions of excellence in carbohydrate chemistry and biochemistry and with promise of continuing significant contributions.  This award will be presented following the Opening Ceremony of the XXIV International Carbohydrate Symposium, Lisbon, Portugal (July, 2018).

In 2016 the value of the Whistler Award was $25,000. 

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Public Notice - 2017

The annual Tax Return and books of the U.S. Advisory Commmittee for the International Carbohydrate Symposia Inc., for 2016 are available for public inspection.  Contact Peter Andreana.  (USPS - 04/08/2017 - 0001191488).

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29th International Carbohydrate Symposium, Lisbon Portugal

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Latest News

Laura Kiessling is the first woman to win the Tetrahedron Prize for Creativity in Organic Chemistry, awarded annually for creativity in organic chemistry or bioorganic and medicinal chemistry.  CONGRATULATIONS LAURA!

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The CARB Division wants to congratulate winners of the following 2017 CARB Division Awards:

Melville L. Wolfrom Award - Nicola Pohl, Indiana University, USA

Horace S. Isbell Award - Hien M. Nguyen, University of Iowa, USA

David Y. Gin Young Investigator Award - Ratmir Derda, University of Alberta, Canada

Derek Horton Award - Lajos Szente, The CycloLab Ltd., Hungary

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Congratulations to Prof. Carolyn Bertozzi on recieving the 2017 ACS Arthur C. Cope Award.  For more information please see this link!

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The 2017 winner of the Hudson Award is David Crich, Schaap Professor of Organic Chemistry in the Department of Chemistry at Wayne State University, Detroit, MI.

For more information click here!

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Election Results 2017

Congratulations are in order for:

Peter Andreana has won Chair-Elect

David Crich and George O'Doherty have won Member-At-Large

David Crich has won Awards Committee

More Latest News

Check out the Division's Fall 2017 Newsletter!

Ideas for Future Carbohydrate Division Symposia

If you have ideas for future Carbohydrate Division symposia, these can be directed to Steven J. Sucheck, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Toledo, OH 43606 USA. Phone: 1-419-530-1930  Email: steve.sucheck@utoledo.edu

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