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Scientific Report 2007

Staff Awards and Activities

Barbas, C.F. III–Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science; In-Cites Highly Cited Researcher, Thomson Scientific, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Member, Faculty in Chemical Biology, Faculty 1000, Biology Reports, Ltd.; Editorial Boards, Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters, Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry.

Beutler, E.–Service Award, Burnham Institute for Medical Research; George E. Cartwright Visiting Professor, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City; Bracha Ramot Memorial Lecture, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel; Member, National Academy of Sciences, American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Scientific Advisory Boards, Burnham Institute for Medical Research (Chairman), Edwards Lifesciences, iMetrikus, Insert Therapeutics, Optimer Pharmaceuticals; Contributing Editor, Blood Cells, Molecules and Diseases.

Boger, D.L.–ACS Ernest Guenther Award in Natural Products Chemistry, American Chemical Society; Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Olsen Lecturer, Utah State University, Logan; Editor-in-Chief, Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters; Editorial Boards, Tetrahedron Publications, Organic Reactions, Current Opinion in Drug Discovery and Development, Current Drugs.

Fedor, M.J.–Chair, Macromolecular tructure and Function Study Section E, National Institutes of Health; Associate Editor, Journal of Biological Chemistry; Editorial Board, RNA.

Janda, K.D.–Section Head, Faculty in Chemical Biology, Faculty of 1000, Biology Reports, Ltd.; Editorial Boards, Chemical Reviews, Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, Combinatorial Chemistry Research and Applications, Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters, Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry, Combinatorial Chemistry High-Throughput Screening.

Joyce, G.F.–Member, U.S. National Academy of Sciences; Member, External Advisory Board, Beckman Institute, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California; Head, Faculty in Chemical Biology, Faculty 1000, Biology Reports Ltd.; Associate Editor, Evolutionary Computation, Origins of Life and Evolution of the Biosphere.

Lerner, R.A.–Doctor of Science, honoris causa, Oxford University, Oxford, England; 35th John Stauffer Lecture in Science, University of California, Los Angeles; Editorial Boards, Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry, Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters, Catalysis Technology, Drug Targeting and Delivery, Journal of Virology, Molecular Biology and Medicine, Molecular Medicine, Vaccine, Angewandte Chemie.

Nicoalou, K.C.–ISHC Senior Award Lecturer in Heterocyclic Chemistry, International Society of Heterocyclic Chemistry; Honorary Fellowship, Indian Academy of Sciences; Joshua Jortner Distinguished Lecturer in Chemistry, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel; Co-Editor-in-Chief, Chemistry and Biology; Editorial Boards, Tetrahedron Publications, Synthesis, Carbohydrate Letters, Chemistry–A European Journal, Perspectives in Drug Discovery and Design, Indian Journal of Chemistry, Section B, Current Opinion in Bioorganic Chemistry, Current Organic Chemistry, Combinatorial Chemistry High-Throughput Screening, Organic Letters, ChemBioChem, Chemistry and Biodiversity, Bulletin for the Chemical Society of Japan, Chemistry–An Asian Journal, International Journal of Oncology.

Rebek, J., Jr.–Distinguished Scientist Award, American Chemical Society; Evans Award, Ohio State University, Columbus; Creativity Award in Chemistry, Dance, and Music, University of Oregon, Eugene; Member, Academia Europaea; Wyeth Lecturer, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey; Haberman Lecturer, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Barker Lecturer, University of Maryland, College Park; Editorial Boards, Tetrahedron Publications, Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters, Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry, Journal of the Chemical Society–Perkin Transactions, Chemistry and Biology, Journal of Organic Chemistry, Current Opinion in Chemistry Biology, Progress in Physical Organic Chemistry, Journal of Supramolecular Chemistry.

Schimmel, P.–Stein and Moore Award (Sponsored by the Merck Company Foundation), Protein Society, Bethesda, Maryland; Best Entrepreneurial Scientist of USA, Science Alliance, Technopolicy Network, the Hague, the Netherlands.

Sharpless, K.B.–Marvel Lecture, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; K.T. Wang Bioorganic Lecture, Institute of Biological Chemistry, Taipei, Taiwan; Johnston Lecture, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia; American Institute of Physics Nobel Laureates Minority Servicing Institutions Visitation Program, Texas Southern University, Houston; Editorial Boards, Advanced Synthesis and Catalysis, Arkivoc, Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry, Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Japan, Chemistry–An Asian Journal, Chirality, Current Opinion in Drug Discovery and Development, Current Drug Discovery Technologies, Enantiomer, Organic Letters, Synlett, Topics in Stereochemistry.

Williamson, J.R.–Associate Editor, Annual Reviews of Biophysics and Biomolecular Structure; Editorial Boards, ACS Chemical Biology, RNA, Molecular Cell, Chemistry and Biology, Structure.

Wilson, I.A.–Fellow, Royal Society of London; Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Keystone Symposia; Associate Editor, Journal of Molecular Biology, Immunity; Editorial Boards, Science, Journal of Experimental Medicine.

Wong, C.-H.–Doctor of Science, honoris causa, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa; Humboldt Research Award for Senior Scientists, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Bonn, Germany; Scientific Advisor, Max-Planck-Institut, Dortmund, Germany; Editor-in-Chief, Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry; Editorial Boards, Tetrahedron Publications, Current Opinion in Chemical Biology, Biocatalysis, Advanced Synthesis and Catalysis, Journal of the American Chemical Society, Chemistry–An Asian Journal.

Wright, P.E.–Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Molecular Biology; Editorial Boards, Biochemistry, Current Opinion in Structural Biology, Journal of Biomolecular NMR.

Wüthrich, K.–Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Biomolecular NMR; Associate Editor, Advanced Science Letters; Editorial Boards, Biochimie, Biomolecular NMR Assignments, Biopolymers, ChemBioChem, Chemical Physics Letters, Current Opinion in Structural Biology, IUBMB Life, Journal of Magnetic Resonance, Journal of Membrane Biology, Journal of Structural and Functional Genomics, Proteins, Structure.