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CHEMICAL COMPUTING GROUP ANNOUNCES THE WINNERS OF THE COMP CCG EXCELLENCE AWARDS FOR THE SPRING 2016 ACS NATIONAL MEETING

MONTREAL, Canada, February 11, 2016

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 2016 ACS National Meeting in San Diego, California.

The award winners’ research will be recognized at the COMP Division Poster Session on Tuesday, March 15, 2016. 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:

  • Hedieh Torabifard, Wayne State University
    Insights on TET2 activity for DNA Demethylation from MD Simulations
  • Jacob Faucheaux, University of Illinois
    High-Order Diagrammatic Vibrational Coupled-Cluster Theory
  • Joshua Goings, University of Washington
    Towards a Real-Time Description of Magnetic Systems with Applications to Magnetic Circular Dichroism Spectroscopy
  • Michael Webb, California Institute of Technology
    Chemically Specific Dynamic Bond Percolation Model for Computational Screening of Polymer Electrolytes
  • Tyler Hughes, Washington University in St. Louis
    Modeling Reactivity to Soft, Hard, and Biological Targets with a Deep Learning Network

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-academic.htm

About Chemical Computing Group

CCG (Chemical Computing Group) is a leading supplier of software solutions for life sciences. With a proven track record in scientific innovation, CCG continues to provide state-of-the-art applications in drug discovery to pharmaceutical, biotechnology and academic researchers. CCG’s software platform is the Molecular Operating Environment (MOE) which is used by computational chemists, medicinal chemists and biologists in the major pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies throughout the world. CCG has a very strong reputation for collaborative scientific support, maintaining support offices in both Europe and North America. Founded in 1994, CCG is headquartered in Montreal, Canada. For more information visit: www.chemcomp.com

For additional information please contact:

Audrey Bonin, M. Sc
Academic Services Manager
(514) 393-1055

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