American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) – Award for Outstanding Achievement in Chemistry in Cancer Research

The AACR and its Chemistry in Cancer Research Working Group established this award in 2007 to recognize the importance of chemistry to advancements in cancer research. The award will be given for outstanding, novel and significant chemistry research, which has led to important contributions to the fields of basic cancer research, translational cancer research, cancer diagnosis, the prevention of cancer or the treatment of patients with cancer. Such research may include, but is not limited to, drug discovery and design; structural biology; proteomics, metabolomics and biological mass spectrometry; chemical aspects of carcinogenesis; imaging agents and radiotherapeutics; and chemical biology.

Candidacy is open to all researchers who are affiliated with any institution involved in cancer research, cancer medicine, or cancer-related biomedical science anywhere in the world. Such institutions include those in academia, industry or government.

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The recipient of the Thirteenth AACR Award for Outstanding Achievement in Chemistry in Cancer Research will give an award lecture during the AACR Annual Meeting 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA (March 30-April 3, 2019), receive a commemorative award, a $10,000 honorarium, and receive support for the winner and a guest to attend the Annual Meeting.

Deadline for applications 12 September 2018

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