News and Publications
The Skaggs Institute For Chemical Biology
Scientific Report 2001-2002
Staff Awards and Activities
Boger, D.L.-Paul Janssen Prize for Creativity in Organic Synthesis,
Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research & Development; Ross Lecturer,
Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire; Member, Medicinal Chemistry Study
Section, National Institutes of Health; Editor, Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry
Letters; Editorial Boards, Tetrahedron Publications, Organic Reactions,
Journal of Organic Chemistry, Chemtracts, Progress in Heterocyclic Chemistry,
Current Opinion in Drug Discovery and Development, Journal of Heterocyclic Chemistry,
Dawson, P.E.-Research Fellowship in Chemistry, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation;
Member, Chemical Biology Section, Faculty of 1000; Editorial Board, Letters
in Peptide Science.
Finn, M.G.-nterdisciplinary Science Program Award, David and Lucille
Packard Foundation, Los Altos, California.
Janda, K.D.-Editorial Boards, Chemical Reviews, 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; Head, Chemical
Biology Section, Faculty of 1000; Associate Editor, BioSystems, Evolutionary
Computation, Origins of Life and Evolution of the Biosphere.
Lerner, R.A.-Honorary Doctor of Science Degree, Northwestern University,
Evanston, Illinois; Scientist of the Year Award, ARCS Foundation, Inc., San Diego,
California; President's Medal, University of California; 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.-Kitasato Institute Medal, The Kitasato Institute, Minato-ku,
Japan; Greek American Scientists, Engineers, and High Tech Entrepreneurs Award,
Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California; Royal Society of Chemistry
Centenary Medal, United Kingdom; Robert Robinson Memorial Lecturer, Dyson Perrin
Laboratories, University of Oxford, Oxford, England; Ernst Schering Prize Lecturer,
Madrid, Spain, and Berlin, Germany; Centenary Lecturer, Royal Society of Chemistry,
United Kingdom; California Nobel Prize Centennial Speaker, California Institute
of Technology, Pasadena, California; Nagoya Gold Medal Lecturer, Nagoya, Japan;
Lundbeck Lecturer, Technical University of Denmark and H. Lundbeck A.S., Copenhagen,
Denmark; Member, Academy of Athens, Athens, Greece; 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.-Chemical Pioneer Award, American Institute of Chemists;
Honorary Member, Hungarian Academy of Science; Guthikonda Lecture, Columbia University,
New York, New York; Henry J. Shine Endowment Lectureship, Texas Tech University,
Lubbock, Texas; Jack Fox Lecture, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New
York, New York; Member, Advisory Board, University of Chicago, Physical Sciences
Division; Member, Advisory Board, National Cancer Institute; Member, Advisory
Board, Institute of Chemical Research, Catalonia, Spain; Elector, Chair in Chemical
Biology, University of Oxford; Editorial Boards, Tetrahedron Publications, Chemistry
and Biology, Current Opinion in Chemical Biology, Journal of the Chemical Society-Perkin
Transactions, Journal of Organic Chemistry, Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry,
Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters, Progress in Physical Organic Chemistry,
Journal of Supramolecular Chemistry.
Schimmel, P.-Doctor of Science (Honorary), Ohio Wesleyan University,
Delaware, Ohio; Pfizer Award in Enzyme Chemistry, American Chemical Society;
Corecipient, Emily M. Gray Award for Significant Contributions to Education in
Biophysics, Biophysical Society; Merit Award, National Institutes of Health;
Fellow, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation; Fellow, American Association for Advancement
of Science; Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Member, National Academy
of Sciences; Member, American Philosophical Society; Editorial Boards, Biochemistry,
Trends in Biochemical Sciences.
Schultz, P.G.-Alfred Bader Award in Bioinorganic or Bioorganic Chemistry,
American Chemical Society, Washington, DC.
Sharpless, K.B.-Nobel Prize in Chemistry; John Scott Medal, City of
Philadelphia; Distinguished Honorary Professorship, Hong Kong Polytechnic University;
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; Fellow, American Academy
of Arts and Sciences; Member, BBCB Study Section, National Institutes of Health;
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
Wong, C.-H.-Member, National Academy of Sciences; Scientific Advisor,
Max Planck Institute, Dortmund, Germany; Member, National Research Council on
Chemical Sciences and Technology; Editor-in-Chief, Bioorganic and Medicinal
Chemistry; Editorial Boards, Tetrahedron Publications, Current Opinion
in Chemical Biology, Biocatalysis, Advanced Synthesis and Catalysis.
Wright, P.E.-Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Molecular Biology;
Editorial Boards, Biochemistry, Current Opinion in Structural Biology, Journal
of Biomolecular NMR, Encyclopedia of Molecular Biology.