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10/08/2012 14:02:12

Caltech's Sarah Reisman Wins Arthur C. Cope Scholar Award

Sarah Reisman, assistant professor of chemistry at Caltech, is one of 10 winners of 2013 Arthur C. Cope Scholar Award from the American Chemistry Society. Winning in the "early career scholar" category, Reisman will accept the award at the annual meeting of the American Chemistry Society in Indianapolis in September 2013.

According to the award citation, Reisman was recognized for her Caltech research group's original contributions to the understanding of complex molecule synthesis and reaction development.

"It is a wonderful honor in recognition of our research program," says Reisman. "I am very proud of my students and post-doctoral fellows whose dedication and hard work helped to make this award possible."

The award includes a certificate, a $5,000 cash prize, a $40,000 unrestricted research grant, and up to $2,500 in travel expenses for Reisman to deliver a lecture at the American Chemical Society's meeting in Indianapolis next year.


Written by Brian Bell