Head Table, standing l to r: Dr. Christina Woo (Harvard University, will introduce Dr. Bertozzi at the award ceremony) Dr. Bibiana Campos Seijo (Editor C&EN News, National ACS, Esselen Award Committee), Dr. Carolyn Bertozzi, Prof. David Walt. Seated l to r: Ms. Amanda Yarnell (Editorial Director C&EN News), Dr, Andrew Scholte (2019 Chair, NESACS) Mrs. Sarah Scholte.
Dr. Bertozzi’s invited guests l to r: Dr. Sarah Luchansky (Vertex), Dr. Sloan Siegrist (UMass, Amherst), Dr. Catherine Klapperich (Boston University), Dr. Stephen Canham (Novartis), Dr. Lisa Marcaurelle (GSK), and Dr. Justin Kim (Dana Farber).
Representing the Esselen family (l to r): Silas (Buck) Foot and his wife Joan Esselen Foot, Dr. Katherine Esselen, Jack Esselen and his wife Catherine and Katherine’s husband Mr. Alan Kurd.
Representing the Esselen family (l to r): Dr. Laura Bachrach, Ms. Jane Esselen Blocker, Mr. Peter Hanson, Mr. Michael Hanson, Mr. Timothy Poole and Dr. William Bachrach.
Esselen Committee Table (seated l to r): Mrs. Irene Vouros, Dr. Paul Vouros (past Chair), Dr. Martin Idelson (past Chair); (standing l to r) Dr. Sivan Subburaju and Dr. Anna Sromek (past Chair and 2019 NESACS Chair-Elect).
Dr. David Walt (2019 Chair, Esselen Award Committee) speaks to the history of the award before introducing Jack Esselen for the presentation to Dr. Bertozzi.
The 2019 Gustavus John Esselen Award for Chemistry in the Public Interest medal.
Gustavus John Esselen IV and Dr. Carolyn R. Bertozzi shortly after the award presentation.
Gustavus John Esselen IV, Dr. Carolyn R. Bertozzi, and Dr. David Walt
Jack Esselen catches up with Dr. Martin Idelson and Mrs. Irene Vouros both longtime supporters of the Award and this event.
Dr. Carolyn Bertozzi with Dr. Lisa Marcaurelle (Bertozzi Post-Doc, NESACS Councilor and Glaxo SmithKline) Dr. Cathy Costello (NESACS Councilor and Boston University), and Dr. Dorothy Phillips (ACS Director- at-large , and NESACS Trustee)
Dr. Dingchang Lin with Dr. Elizabeth Draganova (Chair,YCC) and Brian D’Amico(NESACS Board) and Dr. Doris Lewis (NESACS, past-Chair).
Dr. Sivan Subburaju (McLean Hospital and Harvard Medical School), Dr. Clive Baveghems (Boston University), and Dr. Kyle Cole (Therapeutics, Inc.).
Dr. Ralph Scannell (NESACS Director-at-Large), Dr. David Harris (NESACS Director-at-Large and Genzyme), Dr. Lynne Sole (X4 Pharmaceuticals).
Dr. Mindy Levine (Immediate past chair, NESACS), Dr. Doris Lewis (Past chair, NESACS), Dr. J. Donald Smith, Dr. Robert Umans, and Dr. Martin Idelson (past Chair, Esselen Committee).