SBIC News > Angela Casini from the University of Groningen, The Netherlands wins EUROBIC Medal 2012

Angela Casini from the University of Groningen, The Netherlands wins EUROBIC Medal 2012

October 12, 2012
The Eurobic Award was erected after the Eurobic conferences were established and soon settled a new tradition to honor promising young, and other bioinorganic chemists deserving an honor of high caliber. The first medalist was Fred Hagen (1994; currently professor at Delft, NL); since then every 2 year a medal was granted, after a basic endowment fund had been created.

Previous EUROBIC medalists in Bioinorganic Chemistry have worked on a variety of topics, and many have come from the "Bio" side (or from physical biochemistry), and having their research centered around metal-protein chemistry, be it mechanistic, structural, or spectroscopic. This year the winner is working in a field that can best be described as medicinal inorganic chemistry.

Angela Casini, a recently appointed assistant professor in pharmaceutical sciences, receives the medal as recognition of her contributions to further the basic understanding of molecular interactions of metal-based drugs with cellular components.

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SBIC members are invited to nominate additional candidates by sending the necessary signatures to SBIC secretary, Wonwoo Nam by August 10, 2012. According to the SBIC By-Laws, a nomination for council requires five signatures from active SBIC members. 
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