2006 Fall CINF Scholarship for Scientific Excellence

The scholarship program of the Division of Chemical Information (CINF) of the American Chemical Society (ACS) funded by FIZ CHEMIE Berlin is designed to reward graduate and post-graduate students in chemical information and related sciences for scientific excellence and to foster their involvement in CINF.

Three scholarships valued at $1,000 were given out at the Fall ACS National Meetings in San Francisco. The winners showed their award-winning posters at the Sci-Mix session of the 2006 Fall National ACS Meeting in San Francisco. At the same meeting, they were presented with the cash awards by Dr. Jost Bohlen of FIZ CHEMIE Berlin. The names of the recipients and the titles of their poster are:

  • Maciej Hanranczyk, Department of Chemistry, University of Gdansk, 80-952 Gdansk, Poland, "Quantum Mechanical Energy-Based Screening of Combinatorially Generated Library of Tautomers."
  • Sally Mardikian, Department of Information Studies, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK, "Studying the Effects of Individual Interaction Energies in a Variety of Protein-Ligand Complexes."
  • Robert S. Paton, Unilever Centre for Molecular Science Informatics, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Cambridge, "Understanding Stereochemistry: Molecular Modeling to Inform Organic Synthesis."

Five scholarships valued at $1,000 each funded by Elsevier MDL will be awarded at the 233rd ACS National Meeting in Chicago, March 25 – March 29, 2007. In order to apply for these scholarships please see the relevant announcement on the CINF website (http://www.acscinf.org/) under "Recent Announcements".

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