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CCG Awards Winning Graduate Students with One-Year Software License for MOE Software

MONTREAL, January 3, 2007

CCG recognizes graduate student research in the field of computational chemistry through the Excellence Award program. The Excellence Award is granted semi-annually as an opportunity to invest in the future of scientific research and to encourage a new generation of computational chemists.

Awardees are selected on the quality and significance of the research to be presented, as well as the strength of the supporting letter and supplemental materials. For more information on the Awards and eligibility criteria, visit CCG Excellence Award. Abstract submissions for the 234th Fall ACS National Meeting in Boston, MA begins in March 2007.

The following winners will each receive $1,150US for travel costs to Chicago as well as a one-year license for the newest version of the Molecular Operating Environment (MOE 2006.08):

  • Billy Griffin
    University of Arkansas
  • Maricris Lodriguito
    Michigan State University
  • Salma B. Rafi
    Stony Brook University
  • Sigifredo Sanchez-Carrera
    Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Laura Thomas
    Yale University

About CCG Inc.

Chemical Computing Group (CCG) is a technological leader and worldwide supplier of innovative scientific software for Life Sciences. CCG's software, the Molecular Operating Environment (MOE), is an exceptional combination of visualization, simulation, and method development. MOE applications serve a wide range of users, including leading computational and medicinal chemists in biotechnology and pharmaceutical organizations across the globe. MOE is written in a self-contained programming system, the Scientific Vector Language (SVL). SVL is a chemistry receptive scripting language designed specifically for life science application development. CCG is based in Montreal, Canada, with offices in K?ln, Germany, Cambridge, UK and Bangalore, India. In Asia, MOE is distributed by Ryoka Systems, please visit www.rsi.co.jp/science/cs/ccg/index_e.html (english) for more information.