Announcement from The Society of Sy
nthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan

Mukaiyama Award Administered by The Society of Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan

Mukaiyama Award was launched this year by The Society of Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan (SSOCJ), to celebrate the 77th birthday of Professor Teruaki Mukaiyama who received the Order of Culture in 1977 from Japanese government for his outstanding contributions to synthetic organic chemistry and to commemorate his election in 2004 to the National Academy of Science, USA, as a foreign associate.
The purpose of the award is to recognize and encourage outstanding contributions to synthetic organic chemistry.
The award, which consists of $5,000, a medallion, and a certificate, is bestowed every year upon an individual of 45 years old or younger without regard to nationality, who has made outstanding contrbutions to synthetic organic chemistry. The awardee, selected by the award committee, shall deliver an award lecture at the Annual Spring Symposium of SSOCJ where the award will be presented.

Furstner's PhotoThe first recipient of the award is Professor Dr. Alois Fuerstner, who is Professor at the University of Dortmund and Director at the Max-Planck-Institute fuer Kohlenforschung, Muelheim/Ruhr, Germany.
Professor Fuerstner has made outstanding contributions to development of novel organometallic methodologies and their application to efficient total synthesis of natural prod ucts.

The members of the Mukaiyama Award Committee for the award year 2005 are as follows:

Kuniaki Tatsuta*
Tohru Fukuyama
Tamejiro Hiyama
Kunisuke Izawa
Tsutomu Katsuki
Koichi Narasaka
Keisuke Suzuki
*Chairman

 


Call for Nominations for the award year 2006
(Deadline September 1, 2005)

Any individual may submit only one nomination form which can be downloaded from the SSOCJ web site at http://wwwsoc.nii.ac.jp/ssocj/. The pertinent documents are retained on file for three award years. The nominations deadline for the award year 2006 is September 1, 2005.
While submission of the nomination form by e-mail to support@ssocj.or.jp is preferred, submission by regular mail is also accepted.
Nomination Form

 

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