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Call for Nominations
2014 AIC Gold Medal Award

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2014 The American Institute of Chemists Gold Medal Award. First presented by the AIC in 1926, the Gold Medal is the AIC’s highest award. More >


Call for Nominations
2014 Chemical Pioneer Award

First presented by The AIC in 1966, the Chemical Pioneer Award recognizes chemists, chemical engineers, or their associates who have made outstanding contributions that have had a major impact on advances in chemical science and industry and/or the chemical profession. More >

Dr. Elizabeth Blackburn was awarded The AIC Gold Medal for her outstanding contributions to the understanding of molecular nature of telomeres. Dr. Elizabeth H. Blackburn, Morris Herztein Professor of Biology and Physiology in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at the University of California, San Francisco, is a leader in the area of telomere and telomerase research.  More >
Dr. Robert Lochhead was awarded The AIC Chemical Pioneer Award for his stellar accomplishments in the field of polymer science and engineering. Dr. Lochhead serves as Principal Investigator of the... More >
Dr. Helen Free was recognized with The AIC Chemical Pioneer Award for her noteworthy contributions in the development of various self-testing technologies for urinalysis for diabetes. More >