Organic Letters Outstanding Publication of the Year Lectureship Award
The annual Organic Letters Outstanding Publication of the Year Award Lectureship recognizes the author of an exceptional, creative, and impactful article that is published in Organic Letters.
Sponsorship of the Award:
The award is sponsored by Organic Letters and the ACS Division of Organic Chemistry.
Nature of the Award:
The awardee will receive an 1) an award plaque, 2) an honorarium of US $2,000, and 3) travel funds to attend and present at the ACS Fall National Meeting.
- Nominated articles must have been published in Organic Letters within the current or previous calendar years.
- Self-nominations and nominations of work authored by Organic Letters Editors will not be accepted.
- Co-authors are eligible to submit nominations.
Nominations and Additional Info:
See the 2024 Award Page (for publications in 2023). The nomination deadline is December 31, 2023.
- 2023 – Daniele Leonori and colleagues at RWTH Aachen University, for “A Halogen-Atom Transfer (XAT)-Based Approach to Indole Synthesis Using Aryl Diazonium Salts and Alkyl Iodides“
- 2022 – Sophie Rousseaux and John J. Monteith, University of Toronto, for “Ni-Catalyzed C(sp3)–O Arylation of α-Hydroxy Esters“
- 2021 – The Wilkerson-Hill group, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, for “Programmed Sequential Additions to Halogenated Mucononitriles”
- 2020 – Ruben Martin, Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ), for “Ni-catalyzed Reductive Deaminative Arylation at sp3 Carbon Centers”
- 2019 – Gregory L. Beutner, Bristol-Myers Squibb, for “TCFH–NMI: Direct Access to N-Acyl Imidazoliums for Challenging Amide Bond Formations”
- 2018 – Tehshik P. Yoon, University of Wisconsin, Madison, for “Radical Cation Cycloadditions Using Cleavable Redox Auxiliaries”
- 2017 – Xile Hu, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), for “Alkoxy Hydrosilanes As Surrogates of Gaseous Silanes for Hydrosilylation of Alkenes”
- 2016 – Bruce H. Lipshutz, University of California, Santa Barbara, for “Nucleophilic Aromatic Substitution Reactions in Water Enabled by Micellar Catalysis”