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The Bernard Belleau Award is presented to a scientist residing in Canada who has made a distinguished contribution to the field of medicinal chemistry through research involving biochemical or organic chemical mechanisms.
The 2019 winner of the Bernard Belleau Award is:
University of British Columbia
David M. Perrin graduated from University of California at Berkeley. He obtained his PhD from University of California at Los Angeles with David Sigman and did postdoctoral work in France with Claude Helene. He has published extensively at the inteface of chemistry and biology on chemically modified DNAzymes, heterocycles for recognizing DNA, indole-crosslinked peptides and natural products, ribozymology, and PET imaging agents. He has been a professor at University of British Columbia since 2000.