Chemist Honored for His Impact on Chemical Toxicology Research

Yinsheng Wang is the inaugural winner of the Chemical Research in Toxicology Young Investigator Award

Yinsheng Wang

Yinsheng Wang is a professor of chemistry at UC Riverside. Photo credit: Wang lab, UC Riverside.

Yinsheng Wang, a professor of chemistry and the director of the Environmental Toxicology Graduate Program at the University of California, Riverside, has been named the winner of the inaugural Chemical Research in Toxicology Young Investigator Award.

The award is co-sponsored by Chemical Research in Toxicology, a journal of the American Chemical Society (ACS) in collaboration with the ACS Division of Chemical Toxicology.

The award honors “the contributions of a young individual who has had a major impact on research in chemical toxicology or a related field.”   Candidates for the award should be within 15 years of having received a Ph.D.

Wang will be presented the award at the 244th ACS National Meeting, August 19-23, 2012, in Philadelphia, Penn., during the regularly scheduled ACS Division of Chemical Toxicology programming.

The award will consist of an honorarium of $3,000, a plaque, and travel expenses to the ACS meeting, where Wang is invited to present a lecture and organize an award symposium.

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