Awards & Winners

Stephen J. Benkovic

Date of Birth 20-April-1938
Place of Birth Orange
(Essex County, New Jersey)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Stephen Benkovic, Stephen James Benkovic
Profession Chemist, Professor
Stephen James Benkovic is an American chemist. He is Evan Pugh Professor and Eberly Chair in Chemistry at Penn State University. His research has focused on mechanistic enzymology and the discovery of enzyme inhibitors. He was elected to the United States National Academy of Sciences in 1985.

Awards by Stephen J. Benkovic

Check all the awards nominated and won by Stephen J. Benkovic.


NAS Award in Chemical Sciences
(For groundbreaking contributions to understanding catalysis and complex biological machines \u2014 the purinosome and DNA polymerases \u2014 which demonstrate the power of chemistry to solve biological problems.)


National Medal of Science for Chemistry
(For his research contributions in the field of bioorganic chemistry, which have changed our understanding of how enzymes function and advanced the identification of targets and strategies for drug design.)