Two prestigious Awards will be conferred on the occasion of NMCS NYC 2020:
- 2020 Division of Medicinal Chemistry Award, Sponsored by the Thomas J. Perun Endowment Fund
We are pleased to announce Dr Shaomeng Wang from the University of Michigan as the 2020 recipient of the Division of Medicinal Chemistry Award.
The Division of Medicinal Chemistry Award is given in even years, and the presentation and award symposium are held at the National Medicinal Chemistry Symposium. This award is intended to recognize significant contributions to the field of Medicinal Chemistry and is funded by a generous contribution from the Thomas J. Perun Endowment Fund.
- 2020 IUPAC-Richter Prize
The 2020 IUPAC-Richter Prize has been awarded to Dr John Macor, Global Head Integrated Drug Discovery, Sanofi, in recognition of his outstanding creative contributions in the field of medicinal chemistry research on drugs for the treatment of migraine. The IUPAC-Richter Prize will be presented at the XXVI EFMC-ISMC International Symposium on Medicinal Chemistry to be held in Basel, Switzerland (6-10 September 2020). John Macor will present an acceptance lecture at this Symposium and a second lecture at the 37th ACS National Medicinal Chemistry Symposium to be held in New York (28 June-1 July 2020).
The Award Session will take place on Tuesday, June 30 from 7:30PM to 9:00PM and will be preceded by a Buffet Dinner in the same room.