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

MONTREAL, Canada, July 19, 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 Fall 2016 ACS National Meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The award winners’ research will be recognized at the COMP Division Poster Session on Tuesday, August 23rd, 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 Philadelphia.

The winners are:

  • Xubin Li, Florida State University
    Predictive Sampling of Long-Timescale Protein Functional Motions in Explicit Solvent
  • Wenjuan Jian, Syracuse University
    Multiscale Approach to Designing Drug-Specific Nanocarriers for Anticancer Drug Delivery
  • Saeed Izadi, Virginia Tech
    Optimal Point Charge Approximation, from 3-atom Water Molecule to Million-Atom Chromatin Fiber
  • Hector Corzo, Auburn University
    Design of New Theoretical and Computational Methods Through The Development of Computer Algebra Systems
  • Arkajyoti Sengupta, Indiana University
    Digging Deep: A Combined SAPT and NBO Study towards the Fundamental Origin of CH...X– and NH...X– Interactions in Receptor–Anion Complexes

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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