d’Avignon wins 2013 American Chemical Society Award

D. André d’Avignon, left, director of the nuclear magnetic resonance facility at Washington University in St. Louis, works with Xia Ge, a postdoctoral research associate in chemistry, in Arts & Sciences. (Credit: David Kilper)

Washington University in St. Louis chemist D. André d’Avignon, who manages the university’s high-resolution nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) facility, has been named the winner of the 2013 Saint Louis Award.

Monsanto Co. sponsors the Saint Louis Award, and the American Chemical Society’s St. Louis section administers it. The award is presented to an individual who has made outstanding contributions to the profession of chemistry and demonstrated the potential to further the advancement of the chemical profession.

The NMR facility is housed in the Department of Chemistry, in Arts & Sciences.

For more details about d’Avignon, his work and the award, visit here to read the American Chemical Society’s release.