WENDY ANNE WARR: Curriculum Vitae


Curriculum Vitae

Selected Publications

Wendy Warr & Associates,
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B.A. (Oxon.) Chemistry, Lady Margaret Hall, University of Oxford, England, 1967
M.A. (Oxon.) Chemistry, Lady Margaret Hall, University of Oxford, England, 1971
D. Phil. (Oxon.) Chemistry (organic synthesis), Lady Margaret Hall, University of Oxford, England,1971


Chartered Chemist
Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry
Fellow the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals


American Chemical Society 1985-
Active in ACS CINF and COMP
American Society for Information Science and Technology 1986-2005
Royal Society of Chemistry, 1984-
Molecular Graphics and Modeling Society 1992-
Society of Chemical Industry 1994-
Institute of Information Scientists (later CILIP) 1984-
UK Online Users Group 1984-
Chemical Structure Association 1967-
Association of Information Officers in the Pharmaceutical Industry 1986-2006
ASLIB 1984-2005


January 1992- present, President, Wendy Warr & Associates

Wendy Warr & Associates supplies business and competitive intelligence services to a broad spectrum of clients in the United States, Europe, Australia, the Middle East, and Asia. Our success stems from our extensive network and our specialized knowledge of cheminformatics and high throughput chemistry. Pharmaceutical companies, venture capitalists, publishers, software companies, and scientific database producers have benefited from our expert counsel and services in recent years.

1972-1992, ICI Pharmaceuticals (managed department of 50 people)

1986-1992, Manager, Information Services
1984-1986, Manager, Research Information
1979-1984, Senior Systems Analyst/Project Manager for Chemical Information
1976-1979, Senior Information Scientist and Systems Analyst
1972-1976, Information Scientist

1970-1972, Robinson Brothers Ltd., Research Chemist

1968-1970, University of Oxford, Part-time Research Assistant, Experimental Information Unit


Associate Editor, J. Chem. Inf. Comput. Sci./J. Chem. Inf. Model. 1989-2013
Editorial Advisory Board, J. Chem. Inf. Comput. Sci., 1987-1989
Canvassing Committee, ACS Award for Computers in Chemical and Pharmaceutical
Research, 2001-2003 (Chair in 2003)
ACS Committee on Copyrights, 1995-1999
Editorial Advisory Board, ACS Books, late 1980s
Advisory Board, ACS Software, late 1980s
ACS CINF Meritorious Service Award 2102
ACS CINF Program Committee, 1987-1993
Currently on ACS CINF Awards Committee and ACS CINF Fundraising Committee
Royal Society/Royal Society of Chemistry Panel on Chemical Nomenclature, 1979-1989
Member, ICSU Committee on Dissemination of Scientific Information, 2003-2005
IUPAC Committee on Publications, 1993-1997
Chair, IUPAC Committee on Printed and Electronic Publications, 1998-2003
Member UK Delegation to IUPAC 2003
Publications Committee, Society of Chemical Industry (SCI), 1993-2001
Marketing and Development Advisory Committee SCI 2007-
Steering Committee Member, MDL Software Users Group, USA 1982-1993
Chair, MDL Software Users Group, Europe, 1981-1986
On scientific advisory board for many international conferences,
e.g., Noordwijkerhout International Conference on Chemical Structures; German Chemical Society Conference on Cheminformatics; Infonortics' International Chemical Information Conference
Trustee, Chemical Structure Association Trust, 1989-
Visiting lecturer: University of California, Irvine; University of Strasbourg, France; University of Cambridge UK; University of Sheffield, UK
External examiner: University of Hull, University of Staffordshire, University of Southampton
Member, Lead Body, National Vocational Qualifications, Library and Information Services, 1994-1996
List of 76 selected publications here
Columnist, Journal of Computer-Aided Molecular Design
Numerous other articles and lectures (USA, Europe, Japan, Australia)

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