2007 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 2007 Fall ACS National Meeting in Boston. The winners showed their award-winning posters at the Sci-Mix session of the same meeting. They were presented with their awards at the divisional luncheon. The names of the recipients and the titles of their posters are:

  • Thuan Thi Hoang Huynh Buu, University of Applied Science, 4232 Hagenberg, Austria, "A scoring function to rank pharmacophoric alignments and its application to H-1 antagonists."
  • Dazhi Jiao, School of Informatics, Indiana University at Bloomington, Bloomington, IN 47408, "Using a chatbot to access chemical information."
  • Raghava Chaitanya Kasara, Chemistry Department, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY 13699, "Pharmacodynamic modeling of C2 symmetric HIV-1 protease inhibitors."

Five scholarships valued at $1,000 each funded by Elsevier MDL will be awarded at the Spring ACS National Meeting in New Orleans, April 6 -10, 2008. In order to apply for these scholarships please see the relevant announcement on the CINF website under "Recent Announcements".

Guenter Grethe

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