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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

Uttam Tambar’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 Uttam Tambar’s (Associate Professor at UT Southwestern) lecture free of charge to all Organic Division members from the NOS 2017 Videos’ page. This video of this lecture is …

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Graduate Research Symposium – Deadline Extended to March 12th.

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The DOC 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 will take place at Indiana University in Bloomington, IN (Thursday, July 26 through Sunday, July 29, 2018).  For more details and link to the …

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Lecture given by the 2017 Adams Awardee, Prof. Yamamoto 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 lecture of the 2017 Rodger Adams Award Recipient, Hisashi Yamamoto, who is a Professor at the University of Chicago and Chubu University, Japan. The lecture from 2017 …

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Abstracts for the Spring 2018 ACS Meeting in New Orleans

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Members can now access the ORGN abstract separates for the 255th ACS National Meeting held in the New Orleans (Spring 2018). To access the file, you must be a Division Member. You can download the PDF file (13 MB) from the Organic Division’s Meeting Abstract Page. Use your ACS Login ID to access the page.

Deadline Approaching for Young Investigator Symposium

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Nominations for the Young Investigator’s Symposium are due February 15, 2018. The Division is now accepting nominations for speakers at the Young Investigator’s Symposium to be held at the Fall 2018 ACS meeting. Appropriate candidates will be independent investigators who are no more than 10 years from graduate school or post-doctoral appointment, be a current researcher in …

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Prof. Sturla’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 Shana Sturla’s (professor of toxicology at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zürich) lecture free of charge to all Organic Division members from the NOS 2017 Videos’ …

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Pacifichem 2020 First Round Symposium Proposal Deadline

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Pacifichem 2020 First Round Symposium Proposals Now Being Accepted until April 2018. The First Round Call for symposium proposals for Pacifichem 2020 will be January – April, 2018.  The main theme of this meeting is A Creative Vision for the Future and the two sub-themes are Core Chemistry and Chemistry for Global Challenges.  The 2020 International …

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Call for Nominations for the 2018 TAOC Award-Deadline Extended

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The deadline to submit a nomination for the TAOC Award is extended to Jan 31, 2018.  The Technical Achievements in Organic Chemistry (TAOC) award program recognizes 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 …

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ACS GCI Pharmaceutical Roundtable Student Travel Grants

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The ACS GCI Pharmaceutical Roundtable invites graduate students and post-docs to present your research at the 22nd Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference session, “Emerging Technologies to Enable Sustainable Organic Synthesis.” From abstracts submitted to this session, eight students will be selected to: Give a 20-minute oral presentation Receive up to $1000 each in travel …

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Call for Nominations for ACS Publications Award Lectureship Series

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Call for Nominations for the 2018 Organometallics Distinguished Author Award Organometallics, the ACS Division of Organic Chemistry (DOC), and the ACS Division of Inorganic Chemistry (DIC) are pleased to solicit nominations for the 2018 Organometallics Distinguished Author Award. This annual award recognizes the author of exceptional articles published in Organometallics in 2016 and 2017. The …

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Call for Nominations for the 2018 SURF Fellowships

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Applications for the 2018 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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