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Congratulation to winners of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2016

The International Carbohydrate Organization (ICO) warmly congratulates the 2016 Nobel Laureates in Chemistry for their achievements in opening-up a new direction in chemistry by developing new methods for the design and construction of the tiniest possible machines: molecular machines. The ICO especially notes the important contributions of Professor Sir J. F. Stoddart, Northwestern University, Illinois, USA to the field of carbohydrate chemistry.

Prof Geert-Jan Boons wins the ACS Claude S. Hudson Award in Carbohydrate Chemistry 2015

The Claude S. Hudson award was established by the American Chemical Society Carbohydrate Chemistry Division in 1946 to recognize outstanding contributions to carbohydrate chemistry in education, research, or applications.

To celebrate the 2015 Hudson Award with the international glycoscience community, the Carbohydrate Chemistry Division of the American Chemical Society has decided to move the award symposium from National ACS meeting to the ICS2016.

Professor David Vocadlo wins Carbohydrate Research Award for Creativity in Carbohydrate Chemistry 2015

The 2015 Carbohydrate Research Award for Creativity in Carbohydrate Chemistry has been won by Professor David Vocadlo of the Department of Chemistry at Simon Fraser University, Canada.

Dr Ben Swarts wins Young Investigator Award 2016

The 2016 International Carbohydrate Organization is delighted to announce that the Young Researcher Award for 2016 has been awarded to Dr Benjamin Swarts, Central Michigan University, USA.

Prof Benjamin G Davis wins 2016 Whistler Award

The International Carbohydrate Organization is very pleased to announce that the Roy L. Whistler Award in Carbohydrate Chemistry for 2016 has been awarded to Professor Benjamin G Davis, Professor of Chemistry at the University of Oxford, UK. The Award will be presented at the International Carbohydrate Symposium in Jul 2016 in New Orleans, USA.

Professor Jean-Paul Latgé wins Emil Fischer Carbohydrate Award 2015

The Emil Fischer Award 2015 has been awarded to Jean-Paul Latgé of the Institut Pasteur, Paris, France, in recognition of his outstanding accomplishments in fundamental and clinical aspects of the glycobiology of the human opportunistic fungal pathogen ''Aspergillus fumigatus''.

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