Congratulations to the Winners of the 2017 ACS Division of Organic Chemistry TAOC Award

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Congratulations to the Winners of the 2017 ACS Division of Organic Chemistry Technical Achievements in Organic Chemistry Award

The 2017 Awardees
Front Row (L to R): Leonard Winneroski, John Murray, Kenneth DiRico, Junying Fan, Pete Johnson, Ann Buysse; Back Row (L to R): William Farrell, Cheng Wang, John Pratt, Ryan Linder, Toufike Kanouni, Sean Neville, Jeffrey Varnes, Tim White (2017 TAOC chair)

The ACS Division of Organic Chemistry would like to Congratulate the winners of the 2017 Technical Achievements in Organic Chemistry (TAOC) Award: 

Ann M. Buysse, Dow AgroSciences; Kenneth J DiRico, Pfizer; Junying Fan, Bristol-Myers Squibb; William Farrell, Pfizer Inc.; Pete Johnson, Dow AgroSciences; Toufike Kanouni, Celgene Quanticel Research; Ryan Linder, Eli Lilly and Company; John C. Murray, Pfizer; Sean Neville, Gilead Sciences; John K. Pratt, abbvie; Jeffrey G. Varnes, AstraZeneca; Cheng Wang, Merck & Co., Inc.; Leonard L. Winneroski, Eli Lilly and Company. 

The TAOC Awards recognize outstanding contributions to the field of organic chemistry from accomplished, professional chemists holding a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree or the equivalent, who are pursuing careers in industrial or government sectors.  The awardees each gave a 30 minute  oral presentation on their research at the TAOC Award Symposium at the 254th ACS National Meeting and Exposition in Washington DC.  Nominations for the 2018 TAOC Awards are due January, 15 2018.  For more information and to access the online nomination from, see : http://www.organicdivision.org/taoc.