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Chemical Computing Group Announces Winners of the CCG Excellence Award for the Spring 2012 ACS National Meeting

MONTREAL, Canada, March 26, 2012

Chemical Computing Group (CCG) and the American Chemical Society's (ACS) Division of Computers in Chemistry (COMP) congratulate the winners of the CCG Excellence Awards for the Spring 2012 ACS National Meeting in San Diego.

The award winners' research will be recognized at the award presentation ceremony during the COMP Division Poster Session on Tuesday, March 27, 2012. Each winner will receive an award certificate, a one-year MOE (Molecular Operating Environment) software license for the winners' research group, as well as financial support to cover their travel costs to San Diego.

The winners are:

  • Adrian W. Lange, Department of Chemistry, The Ohio State University
    Recent developments and progress with polarizable continuum models
  • Chris MacDermaid, Department of Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania
    Computational Design of a Protein Crystal Structure
  • Cong Liu, Department of Chemistry, University of North Texas
    Computational studies on CO2 activation using transition metal catalysts: In consideration of homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysis
  • Garrett B. Goh, Department of Chemistry, University of Michigan
    Novel explicit solvent pH molecular dynamics methods for RNA
  • Jason A. Wallace, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Oklahoma
    Unraveling the pH-dependence of spider dragline silk formation

About CCG Excellence Award

The Chemical Computing Group (CCG) Excellence Awards have been created to recognize and promote excellence in scientific research, and reflect CCG's belief in the importance of encouraging young researchers. The awards are granted semi-annually to support graduate students who have used computational chemistry to further their scientific research. For more information about the CCG Excellence Awards and eligibility criteria, please visit: www.chemcomp.com/research-academic.htm

About Chemical Computing Group

Chemical Computing Group (CCG) is a leading supplier of software solutions for life sciences. From its inception in 1994, CCG has provided state of the art drug discovery applications for pharmaceutical, biotech, and academic research. CCG has a proven track record in scientific innovation, consistently producing releases and upgrades for all their products. CCG's products and services are used by biologists, medicinal chemists and computational chemists throughout the world today. CCG is known for its strong collaborative scientific support, maintaining support offices in both Europe and North America. CCG headquarter is in Montreal, Canada. For more information visit: www.chemcomp.com

For additional information please contact:

Raul Alvarez
Senior Marketing Manager
(514) 393-1055

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