23. September 2016

Jürgen Bajorath to receive the inaugural Fujita Award 2016 Jürgen Bajorath to receive the inaugural Fujita Award 2016

Jürgen Bajorath, professor at the Bonn Aachen International Center for Information Technology (B-IT) and the University of Bonn’s LIMES Institute, has received the inaugural 2016 Fujita Award of the Hansch-Fujita Foundation, USA for "life-time contributions in the field of cheminformatics, applied to virtual screening, chemical similarity, immunology, and drug discovery".

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ProfessorBajorath.jpg - Prof. Dr. Jürgen Bajorath. © Foto: privat

The winner is selected from a poll of nominees, of age 45 years and beyond, who are recognized senior investigators in the field of chemoinformatics and Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationships (QSAR) research. The award is named after Professor Toshio Fujita of Kyoto University, a pioneer in the QSAR field together with the late Professor Corwin Hansch.

The award ceremony was held recently at the 21st European Symposium on Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationship (EuroQSAR) 2016 Congress in Verona.

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