The Horace S. Isbell Award

Awards and Fellowships

Presented annually at the Spring ACS National Meeting

The Horace S. Isbell Award acknowledges excellence in and promise of continued quality of contribution to research in carbohydrate chemistry. The winner must be under the age of 45 at the time of the award.

Horace Isbell

Eligibility

The nominee must have made outstanding contributions to carbohydrate chemistry.
The winner must be under the age of 45 at the time of the award.

Nomination Form

A Nomination Form has been developed as a guide and should not restrict the scope of the nomination.
Nomination forms are due annually in July. (Below is a sample form from 2019).

Other information required:

1. Curriculum Vitae of nominee indicating:

    • Degrees received
    • Positions held since graduation
    • Previous awards for professional work following education
    • List of publications and patents

2. Two supporting letters; one from primary and another from the seconder. A third letter from another supporter (does not need to be an ACS Division of Carbohydrate Chemistry member) may also be provided.

Past Winners

Awardee Year Awardee Year
D. C. Baker 1987 A. S. Serianni 1988
K. B. Hicks 1989 J. C. Martin 1990
M. Yalpani 1991 B. M. Pinto 1992
H. W. Liu 1993 R. J. Linhardt 1994
D. E. Kahne 1995 G. L. Cote 1996
C. Bertozzi 1997 M. K. Dowd 1998
J. Gervay-Hague 1999 L. L. Kiessling 2000
K. G. Rice 2001 P. G. Wang 2002
P. H. Seeberger 2003 G. J. Boons 2004
T. L. Lowary 2005 D. Gin 2006
D. P. Arya 2007 B. Davis 2008
G. A. O'Doherty 2009 N. L. Pohl 2010
X. Huang 2011 X. Chen 2012
D. Vocadlo 2013 L. Hsieh-Wilson 2014
K. Tanaka 2015 M. Nitz 2016
L. K. Mahal 2017 H. M. Nguyen 2018
M. Taylor 2019

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