Cope award

Olafs Daugulis of the University of Houston, Texas, is one of ten scientists to receive this year's American Chemical Society (ACS) Arthur C. Cope Scholar Award. The award recognizes and encourages excellence in organic chemistry and includes a $5000 award, a certificate, and a $40000 unrestricted research grant. Daugulis receives the award, “For the development of transition metal-catalyzed carbon–hydrogen bond functionalization reactions and their practical applications in organic synthesis.”