September 17, 2012
Emeritus Professor of Chemistry and Professor of the Graduate School Judith Klinman has received the 2012 A.I. Scott Medal for Excellence in Biological Chemistry Research. The medal is awarded by the chemistry department of Texas A&M University and the Texas A&M Section of the American Chemical Society.
Alastair Ian Scott (1928-2007), a pioneering chemist, joined the faculty at Texas A&M in 1977 and achieved worldwide acclaim for his work with vitamin B12, chlorophyll and other natural products. He helped revolutionize both organic and natural product chemistry.
Klinman flew to Texas A&M in College Station, and received the medal during a symposium held in her honor on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 14-15.
For more information, click here to view the program description.