DOC Slogan Contest – Deadline October 7th

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The Division of Organic Chemistry (DOC) needs your creativity and talent to create a unique slogan that captures our commitment to foster and promote the field of organic chemistry, and we invite Members to submit their ideas. The winning slogan will be included on our website and official documentation. In addition to fame and fortune, …

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Next Virtual Symposium is October 1st at 12pm Eastern Time

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On October 1st at 12pm Eastern we will host our next Virtual Symposium featuring Christina Woo (Harvard University) and Carolyn Bertozzi (Stanford University). Remember, if you are hosting a group at your location, you can now register to obtain direct access to the conference zoom room. The registration form and more details on our Virtual …

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Katelyn Billings’ 2019 NOS Lecture is Available On-Line

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We thank all of those who attended and contributed to the 2019 National Organic Chemistry Symposium (NOS) at Indiana University, Bloomington (June 2019). We are now able to release the video of Katelyn Billings’ (GlaxoSmithKline) lecture free of charge to all Organic Division members from the NOS 2019 Videos’ page (Requires Login). We would also like to congratulate …

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The 2020 Cope Award goes to Dennis Dougherty

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The ACS Organic Division would like to congratulate the latest National Award Winners including the 2020 Arthur C. Cope Award winner Dennis A. Dougherty from the California Institute of Technology Professor Dougherty will Present his award address at the Fall 2020, ACS National Meeting held August 16-20 in San Francisco, CA More 2020 ACS National …

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R. B. Woodward as a Teacher and a Scholar

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R. B. Woodward as a Teacher and a Scholar

In 1981, organic chemistry luminaries held forth in a one-of-a-kind symposium to honor the legacy of Robert B. Woodward, who passed away in 1979. Among the 28 scientists who partook in that symposium was Jerome Berson, Professor of Chemistry at Yale University, along with Harry Wassemon, Ernest Wenkert, Daniel Kemp, and James Hendrickson.

We thank Dr. Mark Mazur and and Professor J. Michael McBride for providing these videos to the organic chemistry community. Recorded: August 26, 1981

 

Carolyn Bertozzi’s 2019 NOS Lecture is Available On-Line

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We thank all of those who attended and contributed to the 2019 National Organic Chemistry Symposium (NOS) at Indiana University, Bloomington (June 2019). We are now able to release the video of Carolyn Bertozzi’s (Director, ChEM-H, Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences and Professor at Stanford University) lecture free of …

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ACS Meeting-San Diego Technical Program

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The Organic Division is set to provide its technical program at the Fall 2019 ACS National Meeting in San Diego (August 25–29). The program includes about 730 technical presentations. The ORGN Technical program talks will be in the San Diego Convention Center (Rooms 7A,7B,8,9,10,Ballroom 20A). Poster Sessions will be held in the San Diego Convention …

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UCLA’S Neil Garg Selected as 2019 Leete Awardee

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The ACS Division of Organic Chemistry is pleased to announce that the 2019 Leete Award has been bestowed upon Neil Garg, the Kenneth N. Trueblood Endowed Professor and Chair of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of California, Los Angeles.  Established in 1995, the Leete Award recognizes outstanding contributions to teaching and …

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Video of the Roger Adams Award Presentation at the 2019 NOS

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We thank all of those who attended and contributed to the 2019 National Organic Chemistry Symposium (NOS) at Indiana University, Bloomington (June 2019). We are now able to release the video of the presentation of the Roger Adams Award to Professor Stephen L. Buchwald of MIT This video of this presentation is the 1 of 20 videos …

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Nominations are Being Solicited for the 2020 Organic Division Executive Committee

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The Division of Organic Chemistry is the largest technical division in the ACS and as such we seek enthusiastic and committed division members to help steer the division over the coming year. We welcome volunteers and nominations from the division to stand for election in the various offices of the Executive Committee. If interested or …

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Organic Reactions Volume 100

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Established in 1942, Organic Reactions has become an essential online resource for synthetic organic chemists. This November Volume 100 of Organic Reactions will be released and Wiley has prepared a poster on the amazing history of this series. http://bit.ly/ORinfographic. They are also providing free access to select chapters at: http://bit.ly/ORsampler

Organic Syntheses Summer 2020 Research Grants for Faculty at Principally Undergraduate Institutions

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Organic Syntheses Inc. invites applications for summer research grants from faculty at principally undergraduate institutions. Each grant award will provide $8,000 total costs to a PUI faculty member who will subsequently choose their undergraduate coworker for the project from among the students in their department. Faculty at any institution in the United States and Canada …

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47th National Organic Chemistry Symposium (NOS) in 2021

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The next National Organic Chemistry Symposium (NOS) will occur June 27-July 1, 2021 at the University of California San Diego in La Jolla, CA. The chair of the meeting will be Angie R. Angeles Gilead. Rick Broene of Bowdoin College will be the Co-Chair. The event will rely on Emmanuel Theodorakis, UCSD who will serve …

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NOS 2019: News (Schedule, Posters, Activities, Registration)

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The finalized schedule for the 46th National Organic Chemistry Symposium (#NOS2019) is now available online. The full program book will be posted by June 20th. A draft schedule for the poster sessions is available here. It is sorted by day and alphabetized by presenting author’s last name. We have tried to address all requests made …

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NEW! – Division to offer up to 15 Graduate Student Travel Awards to present at NOS

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New this year, the Division of Organic Chemistry will provide up to fifteen travel awards ($500/award) for graduate students to help cover registration and expenses for the 46th National Organic Chemistry Symposium at the Indiana University—Bloomington. Applicants are encouraged to be members (or affiliate members) of the Division of Organic Chemistry. The award recipient must …

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Free workshop about Closing the Loop on the Plastics Dilemma.  

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On May 9-10, 2019, the Chemical Sciences Roundtable of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will host a free workshop entitled, Closing the Loop on the Plastics Dilemma.   The workshop will discuss new polymer options and approaches that reduce the impacts of plastics that enter the environment and that improve recycling of plastics, …

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