CONGRATULATIONS TO DR. Andrew Lees ON RECEIVING THE 2024 Derek Horton Award for Outstanding Contribution to industrial carbohydrate chemistry! Dr. Andrew Lees is the founder and CEO of Fina Biosolutions, LLC (Rockville, MD), a company focused on promoting affordable conjugate vaccines, a class which includes vaccines for S. pneumoniae and meningococcal disease. Among his contributions […]
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CONGRATULATIONS TO DR. JOHN AND SHARON VERCELLOTTI ON RECEIVING THE 2023 THE DEREK HORTON AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO INDUSTRIAL CARBOHYDRATE CHEMISTRY! Sharon Vergez Vercellotti received her BS in Chemistry from LSU in 1963. Following graduation from LSU, Sharon joined the graduate program at Ohio State University. She worked under the direction of Professor Darryl
CONGRATULATIONS to Dr. P. Dan Cook on Receiving the 2022 Derek Horton Award in INDUSTRIAL Chemistry! Dr. P. Dan Cook, retired after 52 years in drug discovery science, has received the 2022 Derek Horton Award in Industrial Chemistry for his distinguished achievements in and outstanding contributions to industrial carbohydrate chemistry. Dr. Cook received his Ph.D.
CONGRATULATIONS to Dr. MUTHIAH MANOHARAN on Receiving the 2021 Derek Horton Award in INDUSTRIAL Chemistry! Dr. Mauthiah (Mano) Manoharan, Vice President and a Distinguished Research Scientist of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Cambridge, MA, has received the 2021 Derek Horton Award in Industrial Chemistry. Dr. Manoharan earned his Ph.D. in chemistry at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
CONGRATULATIONS to PROFESSOR BEAT ERNST on Receiving the 2020 Derek Horton Award in INDUSTRIAL Chemistry! Prof. Ernst earned his Ph.D. in chemistry from ETH Zürich with Prof. Oskar Jerger. Following postdoctoral studies at CalTech, Prof. Ernst joined Ciba-Geigy in 1980. After spending 17 years in industry, Prof. Ernst became Professor of Molecular Sciences at the
CONGRATULATIONS to Dr. John Magnani on Receiving the 2020 Derek Horton Award in INDUSTRIAL Chemistry! Dr. John Magnani, CSO and senior Vice President of Glycomimetics, and Professor Beat Ernst, Emeritus Professor at University of Basel, have won the 2020 Derek Horton Award for Industrial Chemistry. Dr. Magnani received his B.S. at Washington University in St.
Dr. Francis Fang of Eisai Pharmaceuticals has received the 2019 Derek Horton Award in Industrial Chemistry. Dr. Fang received his B.S. in chemistry from UMass Amherst. He obtained his Ph.D. in Chemistry from Yale under the direction of Samuel Danishefsky. Following postdoctoral studies with Yoshito Kishi, Dr. Fang joined the process group at GlaxoWellcome in