Awards & Winners

Raymond Lemieux

Date of Birth 16-June-1920
Place of Birth Lac la Biche
(Canada, Division No. 12, Alberta, Lakeland County, Northern Alberta)
Nationality Canada
Profession Scientist, Chemist, Professor
Raymond Urgel Lemieux, CC, AOE, FRS was a Canadian organic chemist, who pioneered a number of discoveries in the field of chemistry, his first and most famous being the synthesis of sucrose. His contributions include the discovery of the anomeric effect and the development of general methodologies for the synthesis of saccharides still employed in the area of carbohydrate chemistry.

Awards by Raymond Lemieux

Check all the awards nominated and won by Raymond Lemieux.


Wolf Prize in Chemistry
(For his fundamental and seminal contributions to the study and synthesis of oligosaccharides and to the elucidation of their role in molecular recognition in biological systems.)


Albert Einstein World Award of Science
(For his more than 40 years of research into the chemistry of carbohydrates.)


Gairdner Foundation International Award
(For his contributions to the organic synthesis and structural analysis of oligosaccharides with human blood-group antigen specificity.)