Anthony Bishop Receives Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award

December 2, 2010

Anthony Bishop, associate professor of chemistry, is one of just six chemistry professors nationwide to receive a 2010 Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award. The award provides Bishop with a $60,000 unrestricted grant that will be used for project titled “Target-Specific Control of Protein Tyrosine Phosphatase (PTP) Activity: Chemical-Genetic Tools for the Study of PTP-Mediated Cell Signaling.”

Professors Leung and Marshall Unravel Intermolecular Interactions

Introduced by Amherst College President Anthony W. Marx, Professors Helen Leung and Mark Marshall present a lecture in honor of Professor Marshall’s appointment to the Class of 1959 Professorship of Chemistry and Professor Leung’s appointment to the George H. Corey 1888 Professorship of Chemistry. The lecture, titled, “Unraveling Intermolecular Interactions through Spectroscopic Determination of Molecular Structure,” was presented Thursday, February 25, 2009 in Cole Assembly Room.


Academic Resources


The chemical drawing program, ChemDraw, is available to anyone with a valid Amherst College e-mail address.  The program may be downloaded and installed on individually controlled computers by following the link below.  The software is available for both Mac and PC users. 

You will need to "create an account" at the PerkinElmer Informatics website (the publisher of ChemDraw) and "activate" your license.  The license has a fixed-term, so it will expire on your computer, but it may be re-activated providing you still have a valid Amherst College e-mail address.