Chemist Award BCA and Lectureship Award MBLA

The purpose of these awards is to encourage originality in young researchers and to develop top talents in the area of organic synthetic chemistry in Japan. The awards are given to researchers under forty years of age who have achieved outstanding results and who have the potential to further develop their research work.

Lectureship Award MBLA (one person/year)

The award ceremony is held at the Banyu Symposium and the winner delivers an award lecture in addition to taking part in a lecture tour of overseas research institutes.

Chemist Award BCA (several people/year)

BCA/MBLA Prizes and commemorative gifts are given to award winners.


MBLA Lecture Tour

MBLA winner is scheduled to take a lecture tour to the following famous overseas universities and research institutes.

(Univ./Res. Institutes) (Host)
① Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (München) Dr. Paul Knochel
② Max-Planck Institute for Coal Research (Mülheim) Dr. Benjamin List
③ ETH (Zürich) Dr. Erick M. Carreira
Dr. Helma Wennemers
④ Princeton Univ. Dr. David W.C.MacMillan
⑤ Merck Dr. Kevin Campos
⑥ MIT Dr. Rick L. Danheiser
⑦ Harvard Univ. Dr. Eric Jacobsen
⑧ Caltech Dr. Gregory C. Fu
⑨ Univ. of California Berkeley Dr. F. Dean Toste
⑩ Stanford Univ. Dr. Barry M. Trost