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  • Todd Wipke, professor of chemistry at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and cofounder of Molecular Design Ltd., a leading molecular modeling software company based in San Leandro, Calif., has been selected to receive the 1991 Herman Skolnik Award, presented by the American Chemical Society's Division of Chemical Information. The award was established in 1976 to recognize outstanding contributions to the theory and practice of chemical information science. Wipke will receive the honor at the ACS national meeting in New York in August.

    Wipke has used computers in molecular modeling and design since he was a graduate student at UC-Berkeley in the early 1960s. He was the first to develop a computer program that allowed chemists to search a chemical database by structure, rather than by molecular...

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