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American Chemical Society's highest honor goes to Stephen J. Lippard, Ph.D.
Date:6/10/2013

Stephen J. Lippard, Ph.D., Arthur Amos Noyes Professor of Chemistry at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and associate editor of the Journal of the American Chemical Society, will receive the 2014 Priestley Medal from the American Chemical Society (ACS). It is the highest honor bestowed by the world's largest scientific society.

ACS is honoring Lippard for "mentoring legions of scientists in the course of furthering the basic science of inorganic chemistry and paving the way for improvements in human health." The award, which ACS has presented since 1923, includes a gold medallion commemorating the work of Joseph Priestley. Priestley lived from 1733 to 1804, and is best remembered for his 1774 discovery of the gas that would later be named "oxygen."

"Steve Lippard is a wonderful choice," said Marinda Li Wu, Ph.D., president of the ACS. "He made key scientific contributions that improve life for Earth and its people. They range from the development of more effective medications for cancer to new ways of sustaining a cleaner environment. Steve also has been an outstanding educator and mentor for generations of younger scientists who will continue that work into the 21st century."

Lippard's more than 100 Ph.D. students, 150 postdoctoral scholars and hundreds of undergraduates include many who have gone on to become prominent scientists and teachers in their own right.

"Steve helped to create the field of bioinorganic chemistry," said former student Jacqueline K. Barton, Ph.D., now a noted chemistry professor at the California Institute of Technology. "He has also been a true leader in the chemical community through his writing, his outstanding teaching and mentoring of students and his service to the community."

In one major achievement, for instance, Lippard's team discovered metallointercalators, planar metal complexes that can attach to the fabled double helix of the genetic material, DNA, in a way t
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Contact: Michael Bernstein
m_bernstein@acs.org
202-872-6042
American Chemical Society
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