Professors MacMillan and List win the 2021 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

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The Organic Division congratulates Professors Benjamin List (Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung, Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany) and David W.C. MacMillan (Princeton University, USA) who have won the 2021 Nobel Prize in Chemistry “for the development of asymmetric organocatalysis” See the Nobelprize.org for more information. Professor List is currently scheduled to speak at the 47th National Organic …

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2021 Mid-career Investigator Symposium speakers

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The speakers for the 2021 Mid-Career Investigator Symposium, which will be held at the 2022 ACS Spring National Meeting in San Diego, are published on the Mid-Career Investigator Symposium page.

Abstract Due Date for the Spring 2022 ACS National Meeting

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Abstracts for the Spring 2022 ACS National Meeting in San Diego are due on October 11th @ 23:59 EST, 2021. The meeting will be held March 20-24, 2022. Submit abstracts through the ACS website .

Virtual Symposium – October 20, 2021 – Martin Eastgate & Sophie Rousseaux

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The next Virtual Symposium will be hosted on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at 12:00-1:30 PM ET. The symposium features: Martin Eastgate Bristol-Myers Squibb Innovation in the Synthesis of Complex Pharmaceuticals Sophie Rousseaux University of Toronto New Strategies for the Synthesis of Small Rings and Nitrile Derivatives Support your field! Become a Member of the DOC: …

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Travel Awards – ACS National Conference

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The Division is reinstating Travel Awards for Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students, and PUI Faculty to attend ACS National Meetings. The Travel Award applications are due November 15th for the Spring meeting and May 1st for the Fall Meeting. More information can be sourced on the Travel Award Page.

Organic Syntheses Research Grants for PUI Faculty, Summers 2022-2023

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The Organic Syntheses Inc. invites applications for summer research grants from PUI faculty members. Each grant award will provide $8,000 total costs to a PUI faculty member who will conduct a research project with undergraduate coworker who is selected from the students of their department. Qualified institutions are those in the United States and Canada …

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DOC Virtual Symposium-Osvaldo Gutierrez and Rob Britton – September 15, 2021

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The next Virtual Symposium will be hosted on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at 12:00-1:30 PM EST. The symposium features: Osvaldo Gutierrez Texas A&M Combining theory and experiment to develop selective Fe-catalyzed multicomponent radical cascades Rob Britton Simon Fraser University A short de novo synthesis of nucleoside analogues Support your field! Become a Member of the …

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22nd NSF CCHF Virtual Symposium

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The CCHF team would like to officially invite you to the 22nd NSF CCHF Virtual Symposium on Tuesday (May 11, 2021) at 4 PM ET. This event will be the first part of a special edition of the series, where we will be celebrating our academic alumni—our proud legacy. The symposium will be recorded and …

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Speakers for the 2021 Young Investigator’s Symposium

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Congratulations to the following speakers who were selected by the the Organic Division’s Young Investigator’s Symposium (YIS) committee for 2021: Omar Ahmad (Blueprint), Christophe Allais (Pfizer), Matthew Beaver (Amgen), Raphaelle Berger (Merck), Alexander Buitrago-Santanilla (GSK), Ida Chen (Dow), Anne-Marie Dechert Schmitt (Pfizer), Amelie Dion (Merck/Pfizer), Anna Dunn (GSK), Candice Joe (BMS), Anais Jolit (AbbVie ), …

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DOC Virtual Symposium-Caroline Blakemore and Mary Watson – May 19, 2021

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The next Virtual Symposium will be hosted on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 12:00-1:30 PM EST. The symposium features: Caroline Blakemore Pfizer Incorporated Synthetic Challenges of chiral alpha-methylated aryl acetic acid derivatives Mary Watson University of Delaware Deaminative cross-coupling reactions Support your field! Become a Member of the DOC: orgn.link/join Watch the Virtual Symposium: YouTube: …

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NOS Postponed to 2022

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The National Organic Chemistry Symposium (NOS) is the premier event sponsored by the ACS Division of Organic Chemistry to highlight recent advances in organic chemistry. The next NOS has been postponed due to COVID. It will be held Sunday, June 26 to Thursday June 30, 2022 at the University of California, San Diego in La …

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2021 Edward Leete Award – Call for Nominations – Due May 7

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The Leete Award recognizes outstanding contributions to teaching and research in Organic Chemistry. Nominees must be members of the Organic Division of the American Chemical Society who have made outstanding contributions to both teaching and research. Teaching should be considered in the broadest sense, including professional chemists, the dissemination of information about chemistry to prospective chemists, …

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Call for Nominations for the 2021 SURF Fellowships-Due Feb 19

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Call for Nominations for the 2021 SURF Fellowships – Applications for the 2021 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF) ($5,000) are now being accepted. The Division of Organic Chemistry annually awards SURF Fellowships to outstanding undergraduate organic chemistry students. These competitive fellowships are awarded on the merits of students’ research proposals, academic records, faculty recommendations and …

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NOS 2021-Stay Tuned

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We are going to make a decision by late March if the 2021 NOS will be live or be postponed to 2022. Please stay tuned for the announcement in March.

Organic Division Undergraduate Award-Due March 15

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Purpose: The American Chemical Society’s Division of Organic Chemistry is once again sponsoring an award program called the Undergraduate Award in Organic Chemistry, which is intended to recognize senior students who display a significant aptitude for organic chemistry and to encourage further interest in the field. Chemistry departments are invited to select a top graduating …

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Empowering Women in Organic Chemistry 2021 Conference

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The third annual Empowering Women in Organic Chemistry Conference (#EWOC2021) on June 24-25, 2021 will again utilize a virtual format this year (due to the uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 situation) so as to safely continue our mission of empowerment along with promoting networking, community, and amazing science! For more info, see the EWOC website.

Nominations for the 2021 Young Investigator Symposium

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Nominations for the Young Investigator’s Symposium are due February 20, 2021. The Division is now accepting nominations for speakers at the Young Investigator’s Symposium to be held at the Fall 2021 ACS meeting. Appropriate candidates will be independent investigators who are no more than 10 years from graduate school or post-doctoral appointment, be a current researcher in …

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Academic Young Investigator’s Symposium 2021 – Call for Nominations

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We are seeking nominations of organic Assistant Professors for the Academic Young Investigator’s Symposium to be held in the Division of Organic Chemistry at the Fall 2021 ACS meeting. Junior faculty who are entering their fifth or sixth years and who have not yet been considered for tenure are eligible for this year’s symposium.  The …

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Cristina Nevado’s 2019 NOS Lecture is Available On-Line

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We are now able to release the video of the lecture by Dr. Cristina Nevado (University of Zürich) which was given at the 2019 National Organic Chemistry Symposium (NOS). The title of her talk is “Solving Mechanistic puzzles in Metal-catalyzed Reactions” Note: in 2020, the Organic Division’s Executive Committee is releasing all the video content …

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