David Tirrell Wins ACS 2019 National Award for Achievement in Biomimetic Chemistry

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ACS's Ronald Breslow Award for Achievement in Biomimetic Chemistry is sponsored by the Ronald Breslow Award Endowment.

David Tirrell

September 20, 2018

Caltech provost and KNI-affiliated faculty member David A. Tirrell is the recipient of the 2019 American Chemical Society's (ACS) Ronald Breslow Award for Achievement in Biomimetic Chemistry. This award is sponsored by the Ronald Breslow Award Endowment. According to the ACS website, awardees "will be honored at the awards ceremony on Tuesday, April 2, 2019, in conjunction with the 257th ACS National Meeting in Orlando, Florida."

Among other notable award winners is Caltech professor of Chemistry Harry B. Gray, who served as the preceptor to graduate student Bryan M. Hunter at Rowland Institute at Harvard University. Together the two will receive the Nobel Laureate Signature Award for Graduate Education in Chemistry, sponsored by Avantor Performance Materials.

For the full list of 2019's award categories and recipients, read here.