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Call for Nominations for the 2019 TAOC Award

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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 holding a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree or the equivalent, 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 …

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Call for Nominations for the 2019 SURF Fellowships

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Applications for the 2019 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 attending colleges and universities in the United States. These competitive fellowships are awarded on the merits of students’ research proposals, academic records, faculty recommendations and their …

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46th National Organic Symposium (NOS): June 23-27, 2019

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The next National Organic Chemistry Symposium (NOS) will be held from Sunday, June 23 to Thursday, June 27, 2019 on the campus of Indiana University, Bloomington. The National Organic Chemistry Symposium is the premier event sponsored by the Division of Organic Chemistry of the American Chemical Society to highlight recent advances in organic chemistry. The …

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2018 Division Election Results

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The Organic Division congratulates the winners of the 2018 election for the new officers for 2019. They are listed below. We thank all the members of the Division who voted for the leaders of our organization. Chair-Elect: Lisa Marcaurelle Councilor: Karl Hansen Alternate Councilors: Jennifer Schomaker and Neil Garg Members-at-Large: Maria Carranza, Andreea Argintaru, Stefan …

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Call for Nominations for OL, JOC and OM Publication of the Year Awards

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Nominations are now open for the ACS Publication Awards (Organic Letters, The Journal of Organic Chemistry and Organometallics) for manuscripts published in 2018 (2017 & 2018 for OM). The deadline for nominations is January 15, 2019. Below, you can find details on eligibility and directions for submission of nominations. Organic Letters: Nominations are now open …

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Spring 2019 ACS National Meeting: Abstracts Due 10/29

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Monday, October 29, 2018 is the deadline for submission of abstracts for the Organic Division sessions of the 257th American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition in Orlando, Florida, March 31-April 4, 2019. Submit your abstracts at https://callforpapers.acs.org/orlando2019. The theme for this national meeting is “Chemistry for New Frontiers” The Organic Division will host the …

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The 2019 Cope Award goes to Dieter Seebach

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The ACS Organic Division would like to congratulate the latest National Award Winners including the 2019 Arthur C. Cope Award winner Dieter Seebach from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich Professor Seebach will Present his award address at the Fall 2019, 258th ACS National Meeting held August 25-29 in San Diego, CA More …

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The 2019 Adams Award goes to Professor Buchwald

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Professor Stephen L. Buchwald the Camille Dreyfus Professor of Chemistry at MIT has been named as the recepient of the 2019 Roger Adams Award. The award address will be given at the 46th National Organic Chemistry Symposium(NOS) to be held on Sunday, June 23 to Thursday, June 27, 2019 on the campus of Indiana University, …

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Floreancig and Yoon’s 2017 NOS Lectures

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We thank all of those who attended and contributed to the 2017 National Organic Symposium (NOS) at the University of California, Davis. We are now able to release the video lectures by Paul E. Floreancig and Tehshik P. Yoon free of charge to all Organic Division members. Dr. Tehshik Yoon is a Professor of Chemistry at the …

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Nominations for Division of Organic Chemistry Officers Solicited

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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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Abstracts for the Fall 2018 ACS Meeting in Boston

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Members can now access the ORGN abstract separates for the 256th ACS National Meeting held in the Boston (Fall 2018). To access the file, you must be a Division Member. You can download the PDF file (14 MB) from the Organic Division’s Meeting Abstract Page. Use your ACS Login ID to access the page.

MSU Hosts Symposium to Celebrate 40th Anniversary of Cisplatin

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Michigan State University is hosting a Cancer Research Symposium in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the FDA’s approval of cisplatin.   The two-day event includes a reception and cancer research poster presentation on Friday evening, followed by an all-day symposium on Saturday featuring a “Who’s Who” of scientists and experts in the cisplatin/carboplatin field. This …

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The 2018 Undergraduate Awards Announced

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The Organic Division congratulates the 322 Organic Division Undergraduate Awardees for 2018. Each awardee received letter of recognition from the ACS Division of Organic Chemistry and an award certificate signed by the division chair. Awardees who are members of the ACS will also receive membership to the Division of Organic Chemistry; those who are not …

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2018 Gassman Award to Cynthia A. Maryanoff

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The ACS Division of Organic Chemistry has named Cynthia A. Maryanoff, Baruch S. Blumberg Institute Foundation Distinguished Professor and Pennsylvania Drug Discovery Institute Professor of Drug Delivery – the winner of the 2018 Paul G. Gassman Distinguished Service Award. The award was established in 1994 to recognize outstanding service to the organic chemistry community. Presented …

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Jeffrey Moore’s 2017 NOS Lecture is Available On-Line

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We thank all of those who attended and contributed to the 2017 National Organic Symposium (NOS) at the University of California, Davis. We are now able to release the video of Jeffrey S. Moore’s lecture free of charge to all Organic Division members from the NOS 2017 Videos’ page. Professor Moore is the University of Illinois Stanley O. Ikenberry …

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Deadline Extended for ACS Fall Travel Awards

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The deadline to apply for ORGN ACS Travel Awards to the Boston meeting is extended to May 15, 2018. Information on the Travel Awards can be found on the Travel Award Page.

DOC Virtual Symposium May 8th, 2018

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Join us for the DOC Virtual Symposium Series!  Every quarter we will host leaders in the field of Organic Chemistry for presentations on cutting-edge research.  Our first Symposium brings you two total-synthesis stars!  Tuesday May 8th, 2018 12-1 PM Eastern Time (4PM UTC) Necessity is the Mother of Invention: Natural Products and the Chemistry They Inspire …

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Speakers for the 2018 Young Investigator’s Symposium

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Sixteen non-academic researchers have been selected to present their research in the 2018 Young Investigator’s Symposium at the ACS National Meeting in Boston (Fall 2018). They are Karla Bravo-Altimiravo (Dow Agrosciences), Alison Brewer (Lilly), Matthew Campbell (FMC), Benoit Cardinal-David (AbbVie), Chiol Chung (Genentech), Jamie McCabe Dunn (Merck), Marie-Gabrielle Braun (Genentech), Tom Greshock (Merck), David Laitar …

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Org Syn Mobile App Released for iOS

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Organic Syntheses has released an Org Syn Mobile app for iOS (iPhone and iPad). The Org Syn app brings all published procedures right to your fingertips. Search for full volume or single article or use full text search to find exactly what you are looking for. Share your findings with colleagues. Save hit lists and …

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37th Reaction Mechanisms Conference

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The 37th Reaction Mechanisms Conference (RMC) will be held June 10-13, 2018 at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. Abstracts are now being accepted:https://groups.chem.ubc.ca/rmc/. Housing information is available at: https://www.rmc-2018.com/housing. Information on meeting registration will be available shortly. For more information on the 2018 conference see the conference website: www.rmc-2018.com