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Read the Chirality In Australia Virtual Issue here
This virtual issue covers Chirality Research in Australia and will be freely available through December 31st, 2015.

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The 2015 International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies (PAC CHEM), will take place in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, December 15-20, 2015.


Chirality Medal

The 27th International Chirality Symposium announces Dr. Christopher J. Welch as the winner of the 2015 Chirality Medal

The Chirality Medal was instituted by the Societa Chimica Italiana In 1991 to honor internationally recognized scientists who have made a distinguished contribution to all aspects of chirality. It is awarded each year by a Chirality Medal Honor Committee comprising The Chirality International Committee members and the most recent recipients of the medal. Additional information about the award is available at

The 27th International Chirality Symposium is pleased to announce Dr. Christopher J. Welch as the winner of the 2015 Chirality Medal. Dr. Welch is currently Science Lead for Analytical Chemistry within the Process and Analytical Chemistry area at Merck Research Laboratories in Rahway, NJ. Click here to read more about Dr. Welch and his contributions to the scientific community.

CHIR Medal

The Chirality Medal has been previously awarded to the following scientists:

  • 1991 E. Gil-Av (Israel) and J. Jacques (France)
  • 1992 V. Prelog (Switzerland)
  • 1993 K. Mislow (USA)
  • 1994 W. Pirkle (USA)
  • 1995 K. Nakanishi (USA)
  • 1996 E. L. Eliel (USA)
  • 1997 R. Noyori (Japan)
  • 1998 H. Kagan (France)
  • 1999 V. Davankov (Russia)
  • 2000 K. B. Sharpless (USA)
  • 2001 Y. Okamoto (Japan)
  • 2002 D. Seebach (Switzerland)
  • 2003 D. W. Armstrong (USA)
  • 2004 V. Schurig (Germany)
  • 2005 K. Soai (Japan)
  • 2006 M. Lahav (Israel)
  • 2007 N. Berova (USA)
  • 2008 W. Lindner (Austria)
  • 2009 B. L. Feringa (The Netherlands)
  • 2010 K. Mori (Japan)
  • 2011 L. Barron (UK)
  • 2012 E. Jacobsen (USA)
  • 2013 E. Yashima (Japan)
  • 2014 M. Reetz (Germany)
  • 2015 C. Welch (USA)

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