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Poster submission is now open for the 2023 NOS

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Posters are now being accepted for the 48th National Organic Chemistry Symposium (NOS).This biennial event will be held from Sunday, July 9 to Thursday July 13, 2023 on the campus of the University of Notre Dame. The due date is June 16, 2023. See the NOS Poster Submission Page for more details. The National Organic …

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Mingji Dai’s 2022 NOS Lecture is Available On-Line

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We are now able to release the video of the lecture by Mingji Dai (Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA) entitled “Chemistry Innovation and Biological Discovery Through Natural Product Total Synthesis” which was given at the 2022 National Organic Chemistry Symposium (NOS). This video makes up 6 of the 15 that will be released from …

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Nominations for the 2023 TAOC Award – Due Jan 20.

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The Technical Achievement in Organic Chemistry (TAOC) awards recognize outstanding contributions to the field of organic chemistry from accomplished professional chemists, who hold a bachelor’s or master’s degree-equivalent and who are pursuing careers in industrial or government sectors. Awardees give a 30 minute presentation on their research at the ACS Fall National Meeting and receive …

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Javier Read de Alaniz’s 2022 NOS Lecture is Available On-Line

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We are now able to release the video of the lecture by Javier Read de Alaniz (University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, USA) entitled “Shining Light on Chemistry” which was given at the 2022 National Organic Chemistry Symposium (NOS). This video makes up 4 of the 15 that will be released from the …

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Corinna S. Schindler’s 2022 NOS Lecture is Available On-Line

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We are now able to release the video of the lecture by Corinna S. Schindler (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA) entitled “New Cycloadditions of Imines and Carbonyls” which was given at the 2022 National Organic Chemistry Symposium (NOS). This video makes up 3 of the 15 that will be released from the 47th …

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Jeremiah A. Johnson’s 2022 NOS Lecture is Available On-Line

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We are now able to release the video of the lecture by Jeremiah A. Johnson (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA) entitled “Deconstructing Macromolecules” which was given at the 2022 National Organic Chemistry Symposium (NOS). This video makes up 2 of the 15 that will be released from the 47th NOS held in La …

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Roger Adams Award Ceremony video from the 2022 National Organic Chemistry Symposium (NOS)

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We are now able to release the Roger Adams Award Ceremony video from the 2022 National Organic Chemistry Symposium (NOS). The ceremony commenced with a presentation by P. Andrew Evans (Queen’s University and Editor-in-Chief, Organic Reactions) on the Organic Reactions Overview and The Roger Adams Award. John Wood (Baylor University and Treasurer, Organic Syntheses) presented …

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Professors Bertozzi, Meldal, and Sharpless win the 2022 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

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The Organic Division congratulates Professors Carolyn R. Bertozzi (Stanford University, CA, USA); Morten Meldal (University of Copenhagen, Denmark); and K. Barry Sharpless (Scripps Research, La Jolla, CA, US) who have won the 2022 Nobel Prize in Chemistry “for the development of click chemistry and bioorthogonal chemistry” See the Nobelprize.org for more information. Professor Bertozzi is …

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Virtual Symposium – Wednesday October 19, 2022 @ 12 PM ET.

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The next Virtual Symposium will be hosted on Wednesday, October 19, 2022 at 12:00-1:30 PM ET. The symposium features: Cathleen Crudden Queens University “Organometallic chemistry in catalysis and materials”   Hosea Nelson Caltech “Selective reactions of vinyl cations and structural elucidation by electron crystallography”   You can start to access the live presentations about 5 …

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2022 Division of Organic Chemistry Elections

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The ACS Division of Organic Chemistry is conducting our annual elections electronically. The election is now open and concludes on November 16, 2022 at 11:59 PM (U.S. Eastern time).

Virtual Symposium – Wednesday September 21, 2022 @ 12 PM ET.

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the next Virtual Symposium will be hosted on Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at 12:00-1:30 PM ET. The symposium features: “Taming nitrene transfer with silver catalysis” (Jennifer Schomaker – UW Madison) and “Photoenzymatic Catalysis – Using Light to Reveal New Enzyme Functions” (Todd Hyster – Cornell)

Dave Evans Problem Set Generator Added to Organic Chemistry Data Website

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Our award winning Organic Chemistry Data website (2022 ACS Chemluminary Awards, see above) continues to grow as a result of the hard work of our team of extraordinary webmasters. This month we are releasing the Dave Evans Problem Set Generator. This contains all of the problems hosted in his original service, with some modernization and …

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Division Wins ChemLuminary Award

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The Division of Organic Chemistry has been awarded a 2022 ChemLuminary Award in “Recognition of Innovation and Outstanding Service to Members of a Division.” The award cites the Division for its Organic Chemistry Database as an outstanding resource for its membership, as exhibited by its heavy use: “The database website was expanded and upgraded for …

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DOC Virtual Symposium-The Innovative Process Enablement of Molnupiravir and Nirmatrelvir

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This Virtual Symposium will be hosted on Wednesday, July 20, 2022 at 12:00-1:30 PM EST. The symposium features the Innovative Process Enablement of Molnupiravir and Nirmatrelvir by Patrick Fier Merck Process Chemistry and Taegyo Lee Pfizer Process Chemistry You can start to access the live presentations about 5 minutes before the presentations: www.orgn.link/watch More details …

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Professor Evans-2013 NOS Lecture

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Our condolences to the entire David Evans scientific family. His passing is a tremendous loss to the community but his legacy will live on in the generations of scientists he trained and all those who have benefited from his research. Some of Professor Evans’s impressive contributions can be seen in this National Organic Symposium talk …

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DOC Virtual Symposium-Mark Ondari and Liz Jarvo

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The next Virtual Symposium will be hosted on Wednesday, April 20th, 2022 at 12:00-1:30 PM EST. The symposium features: Mark Ondari–Corteva “The elastic anatomy of industrial chemistry: From basic research in electronic materials to process development & manufacturing science of agrochemicals” Prof. Liz Jarvo–University of California, Irvine “Nickel-Catalyzed Stereoselective Cross-Coupling and Cross-Electrophile Coupling Reactions of …

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NOS 2022: Registration is Now open!

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Registration for the 2022 National Organic Chemistry Symposium (#NOS2022) is now open! The 47th NOS will be held Sunday, June 26 to Thursday June 30, 2022 at the La Jolla Marriott in Southern California. The NOS is the premier event sponsored by the ACS Division of Organic Chemistry to highlight recent advances in organic chemistry. …

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The 2022 Alfred Bader Award goes to Cathleen Crudden

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The ACS Organic Division congratulates one of our Members-at-Large, Cathleen Crudden, the A.V. Douglas Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in metal organic chemistry at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario as the 2022 Alfred Bader Award recipient. The Alfred Bader award is presented annually for excellence in research by an organic …

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