Division of Carbohydrate Chemistry

ACS CARB

ACS Division of Carbohydrate Chemistry Awards

Nomination Deadline in 2018: June 15, 2018

Nomination Form

Hudson Award: Nominations are now being accepted for the 2019 Hudson Award!

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.

Other awards: Nominations accepted annually

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

 The Derek Horton Award in Industrial Carbohydrate Chemistry Award acknowledges distinguished achievements in and outstanding contributions to industrial carbohydrate chemistry. 

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.

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. 

Claude S. Hudson Award

Claude S. Hudson Award: A biennial award presented in odd-numbered years at the Spring ACS National Meetings

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.

Eligibility: A nominee must have made outstanding contributions to carbohydrate chemistry. The award will be granted without regard to age or nationality.

Establishment & Support: The award was established in 1946 and administered by the ACS Division of Carbohydrate Chemistry. The National Starch, LLC. assumed sponsorship of the award in 1995. The award was financed by the ACS Division of Carbohydrate Chemistry in 1994 and 1995. Merck Research Laboratories sponsored the award from 1983 to 1993. The award has been financed by the ACS Division of Carbohydrate Chemistry in 2013.

2017 Recipient - Professor David Crich, Schaap Professor of Organic Chemistry at Wayne State University, Detroit, MI.

Previous Recipients

Melville L. Wolfrom Award

Melville L. Wolfrom Award: Presented annually at the Spring ACS National Meeting

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

2017 Recipient - Professor Nicola Pohl, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

Previous Recipients

Horace S. Isbell Award

Horace S. Isbell Award: Presented annually at the Spring ACS National Meeting

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.

2017 Recipient - Professor Hien M. Nguyen, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Previous Recipients

David Y. Gin New Investigator Award

David Y. Gin New Investigator Award: Presented annually at the Spring ACS National Meetings

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.

2017 Recipient - Professor Ratmir Derda, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada 

Previous Recipients

Derek Horton Award in Industrial Carbohydrate Chemistry

Derek Horton Award in Industrial Carbohydrate Chemistry: Presented annually at the Spring ACS National Meeting

The Derek Horton Award in Industrial Carbohydrate Chemistry acknowledges distinguished achievements in and outstanding contributions to industrial carbohydrate chemistry.

2017 Recipient - Dr. Lajos Szente, The CycloLab Ltd., Budapest, Hungary

Previous Recipients

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Public Notice - 2018

The annual Tax Return and books of the U.S. Advisory Commmittee for the International Carbohydrate Symposia Inc., for 2017 are available for public inspection. Contact Peter Andreana. (USPS - 05/15/2018 - 3882710109).

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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Latest News

Congratulations are in order for David Crich for winning the 2018 Whistler Award.  David is the Schaap Professor of Organic Chemistry at Wayne State University, Detroit, MI.  He will receive the award at the upcoming ICS 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal.

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Kamil Godula named 2017 Cottrell Scholar!

Congratulations are in order for Kamil Gudla who has been selected as a 2017 Cottrell Scholar by the Research Corporation.  Please see News for more info.

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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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Election Results 2018

Congratulations are in order for:

Alexei Demchenko has won the Chair-Elect 

Amit Basu and Zbigniew Witczak have won Member-At-Large

Xuefei Huang has won Awards Committee

Geert-Jan Boons has won the Treasurer

Anthony Serianni has won the Councilor

Hien Nguyen has won the Althernate Councilor

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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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Check out the Division's Fall 2018 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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