Herman Skolnik Award Symposium 2016

Honoring Stephen Bryant and Evan Bolton

A report by Wendy Warr (wendy@warr.com) for
the ACS CINF Chemical Information Bulletin

Introduction

Stephen Bryant and Evan Bolton were selected to receive the 2016 Herman Skolnik Award for their work on developing, maintaining, and expanding the Web-based National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) PubChem database, and related software capabilities and analytical tools, to enhance the scientific discovery process. NCBI is part of the United States National Library of Medicine (NLM), a branch of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). A summary of Steve and Evan’s achievements has been published in the Chemical Information Bulletin. They were invited to present an award symposium at the Fall 2016 ACS National Meeting in Philadelphia, PA. They invited twelve speakers.

Herman Skolnik Symposium Presenters

After the award address, Rachelle Bienstock, chair of the ACS Division of Chemical Information, formally presented the Herman Skolnik Award to Evan and Steve:

Evan Bolton and Steve Bryant: The 2016 Herman Skolnik Awardees

Left to Right: Rachelle Bienstock, Evan Bolton, Steve Bryant