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The Young Investigator Award was established by the International Carbohydrate Organization, with the first award presented in 2014 at the 27th ICS in Bangalore, India. This award is intended to encourage carbohydrate research by young investigators. The work may be focused on any area of glycochemistry or glycobiology.
The award is given to a researcher who is 35 years old or younger as of July 17, 2016, within the first 6 years of completing their Ph.D.
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.
The 2013 Carbohydrate Research Award for Creativity in Carbohydrate Chemistry has been won by Professor Xi Chen of the Department of Chemistry at the University of California, Davis.
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''.
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. The 2013 Claude S. Hudson Award in Carbohydrate Chemistry was presented to Professor Laura L. Kiessling, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA.