News and Publications
The Skaggs Institute For Chemical Biology
Scientific Report 1999-2000
Staff Awards and Activities
Barbas, C.F. III--Storer Lectureship, University of California, Davis.
Boger, D.L.--Laurea Honoris Causa, University of Ferrara, Italy; A.R.
Day Award, Philadelphia Organic Chemists Club; Gisvold Lecturer, University of
Minnesota, Minneapolis; Smissman Lecturer, University of Kansas, Lawrence; Frontiers
in Science Lecturer, Texas A&M University, College Station; Member, Medicinal
Chemistry Study Section, National Institutes of Health; Editor, Bioorganic
and Medicinal Chemistry Letters; Editorial Boards, Tetrahedron Publications, Journal
of Organic Chemistry, Chemtracts, Drug Discovery Today, Progress in Heterocyclic
Chemistry, Current Opinion in Drug Discovery and Development, Journal of Heterocyclic
Chemistry, Current Drugs.
Ghadiri, M.R.--Arthur C. Cope Scholar Award, American Chemical Society;
Merck-Frosst Lecturer, University of Victoria, British Columbia; Belleau Lecturer,
McGill University, Montreal, Quebec.
Janda, K.D.--Arthur C. Cope Scholar Award, American Chemical Society;
Member, Long-Range Planning Committee, American Chemical Society, Medicinal Chemistry;
Member, Special Emphasis Study Section, National Institute on Drug Abuse; Editorial
Boards, Combinatorial Chemistry Research and Applications, Bioorganic Medicinal
Chemistry Letters, Bioorganic Medicinal Chemistry, Combinatorial Chemistry High-Throughput
Joyce, G.F.--David W. Beach Memorial Lectureship, Purdue University,
Lafayette, Indiana; Associate Editor, Evolutionary Computation; Section
Editor, Combinatorial Chemistry, Current Opinion in Chemical Biology.
Kelly, J.W.--Alumni Award, Chemistry Department, State University
of New York, Fredonia, New York.
Lerner, R.A.--Rodney Porter Memorial Lecture, University of Oxford,
United Kingdom; Beverly and Raymond Sackler Lecture, Memorial Sloan-Kettering
Cancer Center, New York, New York; Sumner Lecture, Cornell University, Ithaca,
New York; Editorial Boards, Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry, Bioorganic
and Medicinal Chemistry Letters, Catalysis Technology, Chemistry and Biology,
Drug Targeting and Delivery, In Vivo, Journal of Virology, Molecular Biology
and Medicine, Molecular Medicine, Journal of Peptide Research, Vaccine, Accounts
of Chemical Research Journal, Angewandte Chemie.
Nicolaou, K.C.--Yamada Prize, Nara Institute of Science and Technology,
Nara, Japan; Aspirin Prize for Solidarity Through Chemistry, Ramon Liul University,
Barcelona, Spain; Max Tishler Prize, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts;
Paul Karrer Gold Medal, Universität Zürich, Switzerland; Fellow, American
Association for the Advancement of Science; Honorary Professorships, Shanghai
Institute of Organic Chemistry, Shanghai, China, and Queen's University and Merck-Frosst,
Kingston, Ontario; John Stauffer Lecturer, University of Southern California,
Los Angeles; Alan Johnson Memorial Lecturer, University of Sussex, England; Merck-Frosst
Lectureship, Universitat Laval, Quebec; Karabatsos Lecturer, Michigan State University,
East Lansing; 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, Combinatorial Chemistry High- Throughput Screening, Current Opinion
in Bioorganic Chemistry, Current Organic Chemistry, Organic Letters, ChemBioChem.
Rebek, J., Jr.--Brantford Chemicals Distinguished Lecturer, Queens
University, Kingston, Ontario; David Ginsburg Memorial Lecture, Technion, Israel
Institute of Technology, Haifa; Editorial Boards, Tetrahedron Publications, Accounts
of Chemical Research, Chemistry and Biology, Current Opinion in Chemical Biology,
Journal of the Chemical Society Perkin Transactions, Journal of Organic Chemistry,
Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters, Progress in Physical Organic Chemistry.
Schimmel, P.--Emily M. Gray Award for Significant Contributions to
Education in Biophysics, Biophysical Society; Fellow, American Association for
Advancement of Science, American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Member, National
Academy of Sciences, American Philosophical Society; Editorial Boards, Biochemistry,
Trends in Biochemical Sciences.
Sharpless, K.B.--Chemical Sciences Award, National Academy of Sciences;
Paul Rylander Award, Organic Reactions Catalysis Society; Editorial Boards, Tetrahedron
Publications, Catalysis Technology, Enantiomer, Advanced Synthesis and Catalysis,
Chirality, Topics in Stereochemistry, Current Opinion in Drug Discovery and Development,
Organic Letters, Synlett.
Williamson, J.R.--Editorial Boards, Journal of Magnetic Resonance,
Chemistry and Biology, RNA.
Wilson, I.A.--Fellow, Royal Society of London; David Phillips Memorial
Lecture, British Crystallographic Association; Member, Burroughs Wellcome Career
Awards Advisory Committee; Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Keystone Symposia;
Associate Editor, Journal of Molecular Biology, Immunity; Editorial Boards, Science,
Journal of Experimental Medicine.
Wong, C.-H.--Enzyme Engineering Award, United Engineering Foundation;
Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award; Outstanding Scientist Award, The
American Chemical Society, San Diego Section; Distinguished Visiting Scholar
in Chemistry, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan; Honorary Professor, Shanghai Institute
of Organic Chemistry, The Chinese Academy of Sciences; Editor-in-Chief, Bioorganic
and Medicinal Chemistry; Editorial Boards, Tetrahedron Publications, Current
Opinion in Chemical Biology, Biocatalysis, Advanced Synthesis and Catalysis.
Wright, P.E.--Member, Medical Advisory Board, Howard Hughes Medical
Institute; Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Molecular Biology; Editorial Boards, Biochemistry,
Current Opinion in Structural Biology, Journal of Biomolecular NMR, Encyclopedia
of Molecular Biology.