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Edward W. Morley Medal

 


Call for 2016 nominations

The Cleveland Section annually sponsors a regional award, which consists of the Morley Medal and an honorarium of $2,000. The next presentation of the Morley Medal will take place at a meeting of the Cleveland Section ACS in May 2016. The award is presented at a banquet, at which time the recipient will deliver the Edward W. Morley Lecture for that year. Travel expenses for the medalist and spouse will be provided.

The purpose of the award is to recognize significant contributions to chemistry through achievements in research, teaching, engineering, research administration and public service, outstanding service to humanity, or to industrial progress.

The area of eligibility includes those parts of the United States and Canada within about 250 miles of Cleveland. The contributions for which the award is given should have been made by the awardee when a resident of this area, or if a major contribution was made elsewhere, the nominee should have continued to make contributions while a resident of this area.  Nominations may be made by any member of the American Chemical Society, The Chemical Society or the Chemical Institute of Canada.

Nominations for the Morley Medal should include a letter of nomination and curriculum vitae including the candidate's education, professional experience & activities, awards & honors, offices held and specifics on significant contributions.  The letter of nomination should highlight these significant contributions.  A representative list of references to the candidate's more important contributions, an evaluation of the significance of these achievements, and a listing of the nominee's most significant publications and patents are also appropriate.  Added consideration will be given to individuals under the age of 48 with demonstrated accomplishments and for continuing significant future accomplishments. Strong seconding letters are suggested. The specific reference for every publication or patent is neither required nor encouraged.  Electronic submissions are preferred.

Deadline for receipt of nominations is
December 18, 2015. Send nomination and supporting material to:

Dr. Mark J. Waner
Cleveland Section Morley Medal Committee
Department of Chemistry
John Carroll University
University Heights, OH 44118

Ph: 216-397-4791 
E-mail: mwaner@jcu.edu

 

 Click here for a list of previous Morley Award winners

2015 - Morley Medal :

The Cleveland Section of the American Chemical Society wishes to congratulate
James Allan Cowan
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
The Ohio State University

James A Cowan

The Morley address and medal will be presented on Wed. May 20 at John Carroll University as part of the ACS/SAS/AVS May Conference

2015 Morley Address:
Catalytic Metallodrugs – Toward a New Therapeutic Paradigm

The introduction of metal ions affords many opportunities to design new families of drugs with novel mechanisms of action against specific therapeutic targets.   This lecture will review recent progress in our laboratory on the design and study of catalytic metallodrugs against nucleic acid, protein and carbohydrate targets of biomedical interest.  Structural, mechanistic, and cellular studies provide a glimpse of the therapeutic potential of such molecules, and suggest pathways for improved in vitro and in vivo performance.  These advances will be illustrated through selected studies of metallodrugs designed against viral, bacterial, cancer, and cardiovascular disease targets.

Click here for a brief bio of Prof. Cowan

About the Morley Medal :

The Cleveland Section annually sponsors a regional award, which consists of the Morley Medal and an honorarium of $2,000. The next presentation of the Morley Medal will take place at the meeting of the Cleveland Section ACS in May 2015. The award is presented at a banquet, at which time the recipient will deliver the Edward W. Morley Lecture for that year. Travel expenses for the medalist and spouse will be provided.

    The purpose of the award is to recognize significant contributions to chemistry through achievements in research, teaching, engineering, research administration and public service, outstanding service to humanity, or to industrial progress.

    The area of eligibility includes those parts of the United States and Canada within about 250 miles of Cleveland. The contributions for which the award is given should have been made by the awardee when a resident of this area, or if a major contribution was made elsewhere, the nominee should have continued to make contributions while a resident of this area.  Nominations may be made by any member of the American Chemical Society, The Chemical Society or the Chemical Institute of Canada.

 




 

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