Call for papers: Symposium on Tautomers and Biology

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Abstracts for the ACS National Meeting, Boston, MA, (August 22 – 26, 2010) are being solicited for this symposium sponsored by COMP. Tautomerism is possible for approximately one quarter of biologically interesting small molecules such as xenobiotics, enzyme substrates or cofactors, and biological mediators. Tautomerism complicates investigations into enzyme mechanisms and structure-activity relationships as well …

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Graduate Research Symposium-Applications Due March 1

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The Division of Organic Chemistry announces a new program entitled the Graduate Research Symposium, which provides an opportunity for 50-75 graduate students in organic chemistry to interact with leaders from academia, industry, various funding agencies, and publishers at a single venue. This three-day symposium will take place on July 15-18 at Boston College in Boston, …

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The 2010 Technical Achievements in Organic Chemistry Awards

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The 2010 Technical Achievements in Organic Chemistry Awards were awarded to: Charles Bernard Amgen Maureen Chisolm Cordis Michael Cobb DuPont Paul Glossop Pfizer Perry Heath Lilly Robert Kester Roche Tao Li Abbott Kelly McClure J&J PRD La Jolla Jeff O’Meara Boehringer Ingelheim Nandini Patel Pfizer Chris Semko Elan Sammy Shaver Inspire Robert Shumate Proctor & …

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ORGN and RMC Form a Partnership

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In August 2009, the Executive Committee of the ACS Division of Organic Chemistry (DOC) and the Governing Board of the Reaction Mechanisms Conference (RMC) entered into a formal partnership. This partnership includes an agreement for continuing financial support from DOC for the RMC, which is held every two years, in years alternate to the National …

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Election Results for the 2009-10 Officers

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Chair-Elect: Gary Molander Councilor: Christopher J. Welch Alternate Councilors: Cynthia Maryanoff, Ned A. Porter Members-at-Large: Janis Louie, Bruce D. Dorsey, Paige E. Mahaney, Duane A. Burnett

The 2009 Edward Leete Award to Madeleine Joullie

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The 2009 Edward Leete Award for outstanding contributions to teaching and research in organic chemistry was presented to Professor Madeleine Joullie, Ph.D. of the University of Pennsylvania at the 238th National Meeting ACS Fall Meeting in Washington, D.C. You can view a video interview of Professor Joullie on the Eminent Organic Chemist’s Website (Click on …

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Inaugural ACS Fellows

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A new page on the ORGN website has been created to honor the 43 members of the Division of Organic Chemistry that were selected as Inaugural ACS Fellows