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Chemical Computing Group Announces Winners of the CCG Excellence Awards for the Fall 2013 ACS National Meeting

MONTREAL, Canada, April 25, 2013

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 Fall 2013 ACS National Meeting in Indiana.

The award winners’ research will be recognized at the award presentation ceremony during the COMP Division Poster Session on Tuesday, September 10, 2013. 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 New Orleans.

The winners are:

  • Joseph W May, Department of Chemistry, University of Washington
    Theoretical investigation of ion diffusion pathways in II-VI semiconductor nanocrystals
  • Yipu Miao, Department of Chemistry, University of Florida
    Acceleration of ab initio quantum chemistry calculation on GPUs
  • Sally R Ellingson, Genome Science & Technology, University of Tennessee
    Multi-receptor high-throughput virtual docking on supercomputers with VinaMPI
  • Sai Lakshmana Vankayala, Department of Chemistry, University of South Florida
    Unlocking the binding and reaction mechanism of hydroxyurea as a biological nitric oxide donor
  • Chern-Hooi Lim, Chemical & Biological Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
    Mechanism of Homogeneous Reduction of CO2 by Pyridine: Proton Relay in Aqueous Solvent and Aromatic Stabilization

About CCG Excellence Awards

The Chemical Computing Group (CCG) Excellence Awards were created to recognize and promote young scientists who use computational chemistry to further their scientific research. For more information about the CCG Excellence Awards, please visit: www.chemcomp.com/Research-Academia.htm

About Chemical Computing Group

Chemical Computing Group (CCG) is a leading supplier of software solutions for life sciences. For more information visit: www.chemcomp.com

For additional information please contact:

Petrina Kamya, PhD
Academic Services Manager
(514) 393-1055

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