[phenixbb] Trueblood Award Nominations

Paul Adams pdadams at lbl.gov
Tue Apr 3 14:01:15 PDT 2012

Dear Colleagues,

  on behalf of the selection committee I'd like to draw your attention to the the Trueblood award:


  This will next be awarded in 2013, however nominations are sought now so that the winner can be announcement this Summer. The award will be presented at the 2013 ACA meeting. Please follow this link to obtain the nomination form:


  Note that the deadline for nominations is May 1st, which should be sent to marcia at hwi.buffalo.edu. Here is a summary of the award:

Kenneth N. Trueblood Award To recognize exceptional achievement in computational or chemical crystallography. The award is established in memory of Professor Kenneth N. Trueblood, UCLA 1949-1998, who was a major force in the early use of computers and the development of crystallographic computer programs. He applied these programs to the examination of chemical and molecular details of many structures at the frontiers of research. His contribution to the famous work on vitamin B12 is one example. Professor Trueblood was a leader in the development of techniques for analysis of anisotropic motion and was also a superb teacher and a lucid author. Established in 2001, the award will be given every three years and consist of an honorarium of $1,500 and up to $1,500 in travel expenses to accept the award.

Paul Adams
Deputy Division Director, Physical Biosciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley Lab
Division Deputy for Biosciences, Advanced Light Source, Lawrence Berkeley Lab
Adjunct Professor, Department of Bioengineering, U.C. Berkeley
Vice President for Technology, the Joint BioEnergy Institute
Laboratory Research Manager, ENIGMA Science Focus Area

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