BANGALORE: AstraZeneca, the global innovation-driven biopharmaceutical company, recognised the winners of the AstraZeneca Excellence in Chemistry Awards 2011, Asian Region, which identifies innovative academic research, recently.
An event recognising the winners will be held at AstraZeneca’s
office in Bangalore.
Professor Govindasamy Mugesh from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and Professor Shuli You from Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, China will each receive the ‘AstraZeneca Young Investigator Award’ for the Asian region to reward their outstanding contributions to the art of organic chemistry.
They will both be presented with a $50,000 unrestricted research grant to help foster the continued growth and development of their research programs. Said Mene Pangalos EVP of Innovative Medicines AstraZeneca “The medicines of tomorrow will come from the pioneering science of today and we are proud to recognise and support innovative academic research in chemistry through our global Excellence in Chemistry Awards Program.”
The awardees are selected by a team of AstraZeneca senior scientists and external colleagues from academia.