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)

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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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The Next Virtual Symposium is May 29th at 12pm Eastern

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On May 29th at 12pm Eastern we will host our next Virtual Symposium featuring Erick M. Carreira (ETH Zürich) and Corinna Schindler (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor). NEW! this time around, if you are hosting a group at your location, you can now register to obtain direct access to the conference zoom room. The registration …

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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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The 2019 DOC SURF Awardees

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The Division of Organic Chemistry (DOC) congratulates the twelve 2019 DOC Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) awardees and gratefully acknowledges the generous sponsors (listed below). With the help of our sponsors, the DOC has granted 118 Research Fellowships since the awards inception in 2009. See all the Awardees. The winners are: 2019 Awardeees Yotam Ashkenazi …

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A Welcome Message from the Organic Division Chair

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Welcome to the virtual front porch of the Division of Organic Chemistry, which is your entryway to useful information about the division and the ACS as well as numerous resources of interest to our members. The year 2019 is shaping up to be an exciting one for the DOC, starting with the 2019 National Organic …

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ACS New Faculty Workshop

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A workshop specifically designed for newly-hired and early career chemistry faculty will be held August 1-3 in Washington, D.C. This workshop will focus on developing and implementing evidence-based teaching practices in the classroom. Additional topics discussed include integrating teaching and research, student mentoring, effective time management, laboratory safety, and grantsmanship/funding. New assistant professors about to …

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2019 Edward Leete Award – Call for Nominations

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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 of professional chemists, the dissemination of information about chemistry to prospective …

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ACS Meeting-Orlando Technical Program

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The Organic Division is set to provide its technical program at the ACS National Meeting in Orlando (March 31–April 4). The program includes about 700 technical presentations. The ORGN Technical program talks will be in the Orange County Convention Center (Rooms W230A, W230B & W230C; and West Hall F3 & F4). Poster Sessions will be …

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The Organic Division’s Presence on LinkedIn and Social Media

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After several years of trying to manage a discussion group on LinkedIn, we have determined that the group was not helping us reach our members nor the Organic Chemistry Community because marketers and others had overtaken the site and our own postings were getting lost and a great deal of irrelevant content was being posted …

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GRS Nominations Now Open – Due by March 4th

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The DOC Graduate Research Symposium, which provides an opportunity for graduate students in organic chemistry to interact with leaders from academia, industry, various funding agencies, and publishers at a single venue will take place at Duke University in Durham, NC (Thursday, July 11 through Sunday, July 14, 2019).  For more details and link to the nomination …

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NOS 2019: Registration is Now open!

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Registration for the 2019 National Organic Chemistry Symposium (#NOS2019) is now open! The 2019 NOS will be held June 23–27, 2019 on the campus of Indiana University in Bloomington. The NOS is the premier event sponsored by the ACS Division of Organic Chemistry to highlight recent advances in organic chemistry. For more information, see: http://NationalOrganicSymposium.org.