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  • The Raymond and Beverly Sackler International Prize in the Physical Sciences

    The Raymond and Beverly Sackler International Prize in the Physical Sciences, awarded at Tel Aviv University, was established through the generosity of Dr. Raymond and Mrs. Beverly Sackler. The prize is awarded alternatively in the fields of Chemistry and Physics, and is intended to encourage dedication to science, originality and excellence by rewarding outstanding young scientists, under 45 years of age. 
    This year an amount of $100,000 will be presented in the field of Chemistry, in the subject of Magnetic Resonance.
    Tel Aviv University is proud to announce that the 2016 Raymond and Beverly Sackler Prize in the Physical Sciences for Chemistry will be awarded to three excellent researchers:


    Professor John Morton

    London Centre for Nanotechnology and Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering

    UCL (University College London), UK

    Email: jjl.morton@ucl.ac.uk

    Website: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/qsd/people/morton






    John Morton is recognized for his highly novel contributions to quantum information processing, by means of a range of phenomena in magnetic resonance, both NMR and EPR. In addition to the intrinsic interest in these very fundamental processes, this work is likely to have wide-ranging implications to emerging quantum technologies, including quantum computing, information storage and processing.




    Professor Guido Pintacuda

    Directeur de Recherche, CNRS (Centre de RMN à Très Hauts Champs)

    Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon

    Email: guido.pintacuda@ens-lyon.fr

    Website: http://perso.ens-lyon.fr/guido.pintacuda/English/Homepage.html






    Guido Pintacuda is recognized for his elegant methodological advances in solid state NMR spectroscopy, including advances in proton detection, and for insightful applications to challenging biological systems. 




    Professor Charalampos Babis Kalodimos 

    Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Biophysics

    University of Minnesota

     Email: ckalodim@umn.edu

     Website: http://kalodimos.cbs.umn.edu/






    Babis Kalodimos is recognized for beautifully detailed characterizations of structure, function, and dynamics in a number of challenging and important biological systems through solution NMR spectroscopy.



    The Raymond and Beverly Sackler Prize will be shared among the three recipients and will be awarded to them in person during a mini-conference that will be held in honor of the laureates, on February 28th, 2017.


    Coordinators for the year 2016: Professor Yoram Cohen and Professor Amir Goldbourt



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