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The Division of Organic Chemistry announces the the 2012-13 Graduate Fellows

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The 2012-13 Division of Organic Chemistry Fellows are: Michael Joseph Ardolino Boston College Adam Goetz University of California, Los Angeles Aaron T. Herrmann University of California, Santa Barbara Jeffrey C. Holder California Institute of Technology Alison Metz University of Pennsylvania Rebecca Murphy University of California, Berkeley John Duy Nguyen Boston Univeristy Bradley D. Rose University …

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Follow the Organic Division on Twitter

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The Organic Division is looking to use more social media to contact members and the organic chemistry community. Thus, we have recently created a Twitter feed (@ACSorganic): https://twitter.com/ACSorganic

The Organic Division is now on Facebook

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In an effort to reach a wider audience, the Organic Division is looking to use more social media to contact members and the organic chemistry community. Thus, we encourage you to “Like” our recently created Facebook page at: http://www.facebook.com/ACSOrganicDivision

ACS National Awards

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ACS Organic Division would like to congratulate the latest National Award Winners. Including the Roger Adams Award winner David A. Evans, and the Arthur C. Cope Award winner Stephen L. Buchwald. Professor Evans will present his Award Address at the 43rd National Organic Symposium held June 23-27, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. Professor Buchwald will Present his Award Address …

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The National Organic Symposium

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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 43rd national Organic Symposium will be held on the Campus of University of Washington in Seattle from Sunday June 23 thru Thursday June 26th, 2013.The speakers and latest …

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Organic Reactions?? creates an RSS feed

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Organic Reactions® has created an RSS feed for alerting subscribers about new chapters. You can view it here: http://www.organicreactions.org/chapterfeed.php Organic Reactions is a comprehensive reference work that contains authoritative, critical reviews of many important synthetic reactions. In addition to detailed discussions of the mechanism, scope, and limitations of reactions, OR chapters contain a tabular survey of …

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ACS National Awards Nomination Deadline: November 1

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We invite members to submit nominations for the ACS National Awards, particularly those relevant to organic chemistry: ACS Award for Creative Work in Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Herbert C. Brown Award for Creative Research in Synthetic Methods, Elias J. Corey Award for Outstanding Original Contribution in Organic Synthesis by a Young Investigator, Ernest Guenther Award in …

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Fall ACS National Meeting: August 19-23, 2012

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The Wednesday evening ORGN–MEDI Poster Session and Social Event, which is sponsored by Journal of Organic Chemistry, Organic Letters, Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, and ACS Medicinal Chemistry Letters, in the Convention Center Hall D beginning at 7 pm. More than 300 posters will be presented. Refreshments will be present and at 8:30 pm the classic rock band “Love Alive” will …

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The 2012 Fall National Meeting Travel Awards

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The ACS Organic Division is proud to announce the travel awards for the Fall 2012. Three faculty at undergraduate institutions: Debasish    Bandyopadhyay   University of Texas-Pan American Jeremy Steinbacher Canisius College Dianqing Sun University of Hawaii at Hilo Three undergraduate students: Erica D’Amato    Boston University Research Advisor: Corey Stephenson Szilvia Kiss Smith College Research Advisor: Kevin …

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Gassman Award to Franklin A. Davis

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The ACS Division of Organic Chemistry has named Franklin A. Davis – Laura H. Carnell Professor of Chemistry at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA – the winner of the 2012 Paul G. Gassman Distinguished Service Award. The award sponsored by Bayer, was established in 1994 to recognize outstanding service to the organic chemistry community. Presented biannually …

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Logins for the Division Website

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ACS has announced that a web server outage will occur on Friday 22 June starting at 5:00 p.m. EST. Logins to the Organic Division Website will likely be affected for upto 17 hours. All other aspects of the site should work fine.

Fulbright-Brazil Announces their 2012 Award and Grant Program

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The Fulbright Program and the Brazilian government’s Science Without Borders Program have teamed up to provide 30 new grants for senior and junior U.S. researchers in the STEM (sciences, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields and five post-doctoral grants in all disciplines. Five Distinguished Chair awards of approximately US $29,000 are available to top senior researchers …

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34th Reaction Mechanisms Conference, RMC 2012

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The ACS, Division of Organic Chemistry will sponsor the biannual 34th Reaction Mechanisms Conference (RMC 2012), which will be held June 19-23, 2012 on the campus of the University of Missouri in Columbia with some additional financial support from Merck. Register by May 29, 2012 to guarantee the lowest conference rate (undergraduates: $25; graduate and …

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2012 DOC SURF Fellowship Awards

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The Division of Organic Chemistry congratulates the twelve 2012 DOC SURF award winners, gratefully acknowledges their sponsors, and thanks The Journal of Organic Chemistry for the opportunity to publish the biographical sketches of the winners. Student Sponsor School Mentor Ronald Besandre Division of Organic Chemistry University of Houston Jeremy A. May Alexander Burckle Pfizer University …

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Spring National Meeting: ORGNƒ€“MEDI Poster Session and Social Event

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The Wednesday evening ORGN–MEDI Poster Session and Social Event in San Diego will be held in the Convention Center Ballroom (Room 20) beginning at 7 pm.  More than 300 posters will be presented. Award winning beer from the Stone and Green Flash microbreweries will be served, in addition to water, soda and food.  At 8:30, …

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DOC Travel Awards, Due May 1

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Applications for DOC Travel Awards to the 2012 ACS Fall Meeting will be accepted until May 1, 2012 through the online application form only. Information on the Awards and the link to the online application form is available on the DOC website at: DOC Travel Awards Page.

Symposium Proposals for the Spring 2013 ACS National Meeting due Feb 15, 2012

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The Organic Division of the American Chemical Society is now accepting proposals for symposia to be presented at the Spring 2013 ACS National Meeting (New Orleans).  The Symposium Programming Committee (SPC) will evaluate proposals based on their ability to attract and engage a large audience, timeliness, and appropriateness for the Division of Organic Chemistry.  The …

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Call for Abstracts: Before and After Lab: Instructing Students in ‘Non-chemical’ Research Skills

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22nd Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, July 29-August 2, 2012, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA When students think about chemistry, one of the first things that comes to mind is the laboratory. However, while the experiments done in the lab are the meat of the chemical research process, they are sandwiched between literature …

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ACS, Organic Division – Introduction to Knovel Webinar

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Members of the Division now have access to 86 different organic chemistry titles from Knovel including: the Merck Index, March’s Advanced Organic Chemistry, Metal-Catalysis in Industrial Organic Processes, Comprehensive Organic Functional Group Transformations II, (7 volumes), Comprehensive Organic Synthesis (9 volumnes), Comprehensive Organometallic Chemistry III (13 volumes), Handbook of Reagents for Organic Synthesis (5 volumes), …

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Discount for ORGN Members on Enantioselective Chemical Synthesis

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Direct Book Publishing would like to extend a 15% book discount to the members of the Division on Enantioselective Chemical Synthesis written by E.J. Corey and László Kürti. This book is the most up to date resource on practical and highly efficient catalytic enantioselective transformations. There are more than 5,000 references included. the list price for …

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