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Chemical Computing Group Announces Winners of the CCG Excellence Awards for the Spring 2014 ACS National Meeting

MONTREAL, Canada, March 03, 2014

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 2014 ACS National Meeting in Dallas, TX.

The award winners’ research will be recognized at the award presentation ceremony during the COMP Division Poster Session on Tuesday, March 18, 2014. 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 Dallas.

The winners are:

  • Laura Albrecht, Department of Chemistry, Dalhousie University
    Investigating local stability in water clusters using atomic energies
  • Peng Bai, Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Minnesota
    Understanding solution-phase adsorption of complex molecules in zeolites by molecular simulation
  • Allison Dzubak, Department of Chemistry, Chemical Theory Center, and Supercomputing Institute, University of Minnesota
    Exploiting under-coordinated metal sites in porous materials for unique reactivity and novel gas separations
  • Jason Goodpaster, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology
    Accurate and Robust Wavefunction Embedding Methodologies
  • Melek Nihan Ucisik, Department of Chemistry, University of Florida
    Insights into the Structure and Dynamics of the Cu(I) Binding Proteins CusB and CusF

About CCG Excellence Award

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-academic.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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