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Previous Seaborg Medal Recipients
         
  William Gelbart 2017 - William Gelbart, UCLA
"Viruses, from Self-Assembly to Vaccines"
   
         
  Michael Jung 2016 - Michael Jung, UCLA
"Drug Discovery: From Bench to Market"
   
         
  Stefan Hell 2015 - Nobel Laureate Stefan W. Hell, Max Planck Institute Göttingen
"New Physico-Chemical Tools for New Biology"
   
         
  Wudls 2014 - Fred Wudl and Linda Wudl, University of California, Santa Barbaral
"Organic Materials and their Applications"
   
         
  Ken Houk

2013 - Professor Kendall Houk, UCLA
"Computation and Experiment: Collaborations for Chemical and Biochemical Discovery"

   
         
  Harold Varmus 2012 - Nobel Laureate Dr. Harold Varmus, National Cancer Institute
"Can Scientists Make the World a Better Place through Discovery,
Dissemination, and Application of Knowledge?"
   
   
   
  Richard Heck 2011 - Nobel Laureate Professor Richard Heck, University of Delaware
"The Heck Reaction and Cross-Couplings"
   
         
  Tijan 2010 - Professor Robert Tjian, University of California, Berkeley
"Transcription, Stem Cells, and Differentiation"
   
         
 
2009 - Professor Mostafa A. El-Sayed, Georgia Institute of Technology
"Advanced Materials and Nano-Technology"
   
         
 
2008 - Professor Joan S. Valentine, UCLA
"Frontiers in Metallobiochemistry"
   
   
   
 
2007 - Dr. R. Stanley Williams, Hewlett-Packard Laboratories
"Making and Using Functional Nanostructures"
   
   
   
 
2006 - Professor David A. Evans, Harvard University
"Frontiers in Chemical Synthesis"
   
   
   
 

2005 - Professor Ronald M. Evans, Salk Institute
"Nuclear Receptors and the Complex Journey to Obesity"
   
   
   
 
2004 - Professor David Eisenberg, UCLA
"Interacting Proteins"
   
   
   
2003 - Dr. Ad Bax, NIH and Professor Alex Pines, UC Berkeley
"Magnetic Resonance in Chemistry, Biology and Medicine"
   
   
   
 
2002 - Nobel Laureate Professor Richard E. Smalley, Rice University
"The Science and Technology of Nanotubes"
   
   
   
 
2001 - Dr. James B. Peter, Specialty Laboratories
"Interrogating Cells in Health and Disease"
   
   
   
 
2000 - Professor Daniel E. Koshland, Jr., UC Berkeley
"Receptors and Human Health"
   
   
   
 
1999 - Dr. John P. McTague, Ford Research Laboratory
"Transportation & The Environment"
   
   
   
 
1998 - Nobel Laureate Professor Paul D. Boyer, UCLA
"Life's Energy Currency: ATP Synthesis and Use"
   
   
   
 
1997 - Professor M. Frederick Hawthorne, UCLA
"The Role of Inorganic Chemistry in Medicine"

   
   
   
 
1996 - Dr. Mary L. Good, Under Secretary for Technology, US Dept of Commerce
   
   
   
 
1995 - Dr. George B. Rathmann, ICOS Corporation
   
   
   
 
1994 - Professor George S. Hammond, Allied Signal Corporation
   
   
   
 
1993 - Nobel Laureate Professor R. Bruce Merrifield, Rockefeller Unviersity
   
   
   
 
1992 - Dr. Ralph H. Bauer, Bauer Investments
   
   
   
 
1991 - Professor John D. Roberts, California Institute of Technology
   
   
   
 
1990 - Dr. George Gregory, Products Research and Chemical Corp.
   
   
   
 
1989 - Nobel Laureate Professor Donald J. Cram, UCLA
   
   
   
 
1988 - Dr. Warren W. Kaeding, Mobil Chemical
   
   
   
 
1987 - Nobel Laureate Professor Glenn T. Seaborg, University of California, Berkeley
   
   
   
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