JOC Publication of the Year Lectureship Award
The Journal of Organic Chemistry Outstanding Publication of the Year Award Lectureship will be awarded for an outstanding article published in JOC in a calendar year–either in an issue or ASAP–that demonstrates creativity and impact in the field of organic chemistry, broadly based. Special consideration will be given to the originality and impact of the article. The winning corresponding author will present at the Fall ACS National Meeting. The nomination deadline is typically the 15th of January.
Sponsorship of the Award:
The award is sponsored by The Journal of Organic Chemistry and the ACS Division of Organic Chemistry.
Nature of the Award:
The corresponding author of the recognized article will receive an 1) an award plaque, 2) an honorarium of US $3,000, and 3) travel funds to attend and present at the ACS Fall National Meeting.
- Nominated articles must have been published in JOC within the corresponding calendar year either in an issue or ASAP.
- Self-nominations and nominations of work authored by JOCEditors will not be accepted.
- Co-authors are eligible to submit nominations.
Nominations and Additional Info:
See the 2021 Award Page (for publications in 2020).
- 2020 – David Nagib, The Ohio State University, for “Development of an Imine Chaperone for Selective C–H Functionalization of Alcohols via Radical Relay“
- 2019 – Scott Denmark, University of Illinois, for “Catalytic Nucleophilic Allylation Driven by the Water-Gas Shift Reaction“
- 2018 – Masayuki Inoue, University of Tokyo, for “Total Synthesis and Biological Mode of Action of WAP-8294A2: A Menaquinone-Targeting Antibiotic“
- 2017 – Melodie Christensen, Merck, for “Enantioselective Synthesis of α-Methyl-β-cyclopropyldihydrocinnamates“
- 2016 – Jeffrey S. Johnson, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, for “Asymmetric Total Synthesis of the Indole Diterpene Alkaloid Paspaline“