Herman Skolnik Award Symposium

Herman Skolnik Award Symposium 2017
Honoring David Winkler

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

Introduction

David Winkler, CSIRO Fellow, and professor at Latrobe Institute for Molecular Science, and Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Melbourne, Australia, received the 2017 Herman Skolnik Award for his seminal contributions to chemical information in the development of optimally sparse, robust machine learning methods for QSAR, and in leading the application of cheminformatics methods to biomaterials, nanomaterials, and regenerative medicine. A summary of his achievements has been published in the Chemical Information Bulletin. David was invited to present an award symposium at the Fall 2017 ACS National Meeting in Washington, DC. He invited six speakers:

Skolnik symposium speakers 2017

L to R: Alex Tropsha, Johnny Gasteiger, Yoram Cohen; Tim Clark, David Winkler, Ceyda Oksel, Tudor Oprea