Prof Geert-Jan Boons wins 2014 Whistler Award

The International Carbohydrate Organization is very pleased to announce that the Roy L. Whistler Award in Carbohydrate Chemistry for 2014 has been awarded to Professor Geert-Jan Boons, Franklin Professor of Chemistry at the Complex Carbohydrate Research Center (CCRC), University of Georgia, USA. The Award will be presented at the International Carbohydrate Symposium in Jan 2014 in Bangalore, India.

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Prof Richard R. Schmidt wins the ACS Claude S. Hudson Award in Carbohydrate Chemistry 2011

The Claude S. Hudson Award was established by the Division of Carbohydrate Chemistry of the American Chemical Society in 1946 to recognize the outstanding contributions to carbohydrate chemistry in education, research, or applications. At present the award is presented biannually. At the ACS Spring meeting in Anaheim, California (USA), the Claude S. Hudson Award in Carbohydrate Chemistry 2011 was presented to Professor Richard R. Schmidt, Department of Chemistry, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany.

Prof David Crich wins Emil Fischer Carbohydrate Award 2011

The Emil Fischer Carbohydrate Award was established in 2008 by the European Carbohydrate Organization (ECO) in order to honor active carbohydrate scientists distinguished with contributions of excellence. At the 16th European Carbohydrate Symposium in Sorrento, Italy (July 2011), the Emil Fischer Award 2011 was presented to Professor David Crich, Centre de Recherche de Gif, Institut de Chimie des Substances Naturelles, CNRS, Gif-sur-Yvette, France, in recognition of his outstanding accomplishments in the Glycosciences.

Prof Matthieu Sollogoub wins the Carbohydrate Research Award for Creativity in Carbohydrate Chemistry 2011

The Carbohydrate Research Award for Creativity in Carbohydrate Chemistry was established in 2001 by the Editors and the Publisher of Carbohydrate Research, and the prize is sponsored by Elsevier Science. The aim of the award is to recognize a young and promising glycoscientist, who has demonstrated excellent research in the field. At the 16th European Carbohydrate Symposium in Sorrento, Italy (July 2011), the Carbohydrate Research Award for Creativity in Carbohydrate Chemistry 2011 was presented to Professor Matthieu Sollogoub, UPMC Université de Paris 06, Paris, France.

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