Prof. Jon Clardy of Harvard Medical School, who will introduce the awardee later in the evening, seems lost in thought as Gustavus J. Esselen IV greets Marty Idelson, former chair of the awards committee, and Dr. Bruce Ganem, 2012 recipient of the Esselen Award for Chemistry in the Public Interest.
Steve Buchwald, 2010 awardee and member of the committee, joins Dr. Howard and Mrs. Mayne at the social hour. Dr. Mayne is Chair of the Esselen Award Committee for 2012.
Marietta Schwartz greets Jim Phillips and Howard Mayne.
Two awardees greet each other: Dr. Stephen Buchwald, the 2010 recipient, and Dr. Bruce Ganem, the 2012 recipient, speak with Fred Greene.
Following the award presentation (from the left), Dr. Ruth Tanner, Chair of NESACS; Gustavus J. Esselen IV; Dr. Bruce Ganem, 2012 recipient of the Esselen Award; and Dr. Howard Mayne, Chair of the 2012 committee.
Seated at the committee table for dinner (again, from left) Mrs. Irene Vouros; Drs. Paulette and Martin Idelson; and Dr. Arthur Obermayer, a member of the founding committee. Standing behind his wife, Dr. Paul Vouros; Dr. Stephen Buchwald; Dr. John Neumeyer; and, Dr. Mukund Chorghade. All are either current or former members of the committee.
Seated at the head table for dinner (from left), Mrs. Rose Simon; Dr. Donald Ganem, brother of the award recipient; Dr. Jon Clardy; and Dr. Ruth Tanner, Chair of NESACS. Standing behind his wife, Dr. Myron Simon, founding member of the committee; Mrs. Deanna Mayne with her husband Dr. Howard Mayne, Chair of the 2012 committee; Mrs. Beth Ganem and her husband, Dr. Bruce Ganem, 2012 recipient of the Esselen Award.