The selection committee designated Prof. Yimon Aye (EPFL, Switzerland) as the winner of the 2020 EFMC Prize for a Young Medicinal Chemist in Academia.
Professor Rivera Fuentes has been awarded a Swiss National Science Foundation Eccellenza (SNSF) Grant for his project “Chemical probes to control redox biology with subcellular precision”.
The European Research Council’s (ERC) Consolidator Grants are given annually to researchers of any nationality with 7-12 years of research experience after completion of their PhD, as well as “a scientific track record showing scientific talent and an excellent research proposal”
The Thieme Chemistry Journals Award is presented every year to up-and-coming researchers worldwide who are in the early stages of their independent academic career as assistant or junior professors.
The ERC Starting Grants are given each year to researchers of any nationality and in any field of research with 2-7 years of research experience after the completion of their PhD and who show a promising scientific track record, and offer an excellent research proposal.
Raffaella Buonsanti has been awarded a ChemComm Emerging Investigator Lectureship from the Royal Society of Chemistry.
Raffaella Buonsanti has been awarded the 2019 Lecture Award from the European Chemical Society.
The teaching excellence award 2019 of SCGC goes to Prof. Clemence Corminboeuf for her outstanding contribution to teaching in first year, in computational chemistry and outreach for children, especially young girls!
Professor Chergui, of the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, has won the award for pioneering picosecond and femtosecond X-ray spectroscopy of molecular species in solutions.
Professor Cramer, of the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, has won the award for the development of chiral cyclopentadienyl ligands and Pd(0)-catalysed asymmetric C(sp3)–H activations.
Professor Hu, of the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, has won the award for original contributions to base metal catalysis, particularly in C–C and C–N coupling of alkyl electrophiles and in functionalization of alkenes and alkynes.