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NESACS Meeting – Esselen Award – April 2022

April 29, 2022 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Phillip S. Low

Esselen Award Meeting

Friday, April 29, 2022

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Harvard Faculty Club, 20 Quincy St.

5:30 pm  Social Hour

6:30 pm  Dinner 

8:00 pm   Award Meeting and Presentation

          Carol Mulrooney, NESACS Chair, presiding

Welcome and Award History – Karen Allen,

Chair, Esselen Award Committee 

          Presentation of the Award – Jane Esselen Blocker

Introduction of the Award Recipient – R. Graham Cooks, Purdue University

A New Generation of Targeted Therapies for Cancer, Autoimmune, and Infectious Diseases – Philip S. Low, Presidential Scholar for Drug Discovery and Ralph C. Corley Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, Purdue University.


Link to Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2022-gustavus-j-esselen-awardceremony-honoring-professor-philip-s-low-tickets-310922396257




  • Dinner reservations are required and should be made no later than noon, Monday, April 18.
  • Reservations are to be made using EventBrite services: eventbrite.com. Available ticket packages include  Members, $30.00; Non-members, $35; Retirees, $20; Students, $10. Reservations not cancelled at least 24 hours in advance will not be refunded.
  • To attend only the award ceremony and lecture; reservations are requested through Eventbrite (above), there is no charge. No entrance before 8:00PM.
  • Reservations for new members and for additional information, contact the secretary Anna Singer at (781)272-1966 or e-mail at secretary@nesacs.org.


Free Parking is available in the Broadway Street garage (3rd level or higher); enter from Cambridge St. via Felton St.

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