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DOC Website Login unavailable

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Logins to the Organic Division website and some services to/from the ACS website(s) will likely be affected on Saturday July 23. The maintenance period is expected to last 16 hours starting at 6 AM. The public areas of the Organic Division website will not be affected by the outage. If you experience issues with login, …

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DOC Graduate Research Symposium Program

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The Final Program for the Organic Division’s 2nd Annual Graduate Research Symposium was updated on 6/29/2011. It is available from the GRS Page. This symposium is 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 on July 14-17, …

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Thieme will provide the reference work Stereoselective Synthesis with 15% discount to members

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Thieme Chemistry presents the new three-volume Stereoselective Synthesis Workbench Edition. This invaluable resource for the practicing synthetic organic chemist features the best and most reliable methods currently available for the preparation of nonracemic compounds. The methods may be stoichiometric or catalytic, and the latter may include metal, organic, or enzyme catalysis. Further information about Stereoselective …

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Deadline For Organic Symposium Proposals For The National Meeting In Philadelphia (Fall 2012) Is July 15

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The Division of Organic Chemistry (DOC) Executive Committee encourages proposals for symposia at the national meeting in Philadelphia, August 19-23, 2012.Proposals for symposia in emerging areas of research in the core areas of structure, synthesis and mechanism are encouraged as are those having an interdisciplinary focus.  Proposals submitted jointly to DOC and other ACS Divisions …

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Extension: Nominations for the DOC Graduate Research Symposium

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The Division of Organic Chemistry will hold the second Graduate Research Symposium for 50-75 organic chemistry graduate students on July 14-17, 2011 at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Student and invited speaker seminars, student posters, and round-table discussions with experts from all walks of the profession will provide a stimulating and rewarding experience for …

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Contact with Organic Division Members

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The Secretary of the Organic Division occasionally sends email messages to the membership to announce certain events and important due dates. To stay informed of important division activities, members are encouraged to frequently check the division website, subscribe to the RSS feed (See the RSS Feed Information page for more details), and utilize to the …

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Abstract Separates are available for the Spring 2011 ACS National Meeting

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Members can now access the abstract separates for the 241st ACS National Meeting to be held in Anaheim (Spring 2011). To access the file, you must be a Division Member. You can download the file (9 MB) from the Organic Division’s Meeting Abstract Page. Use your ACS ID to access the page. If you do …

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42nd NOS: June 2011

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The next National Organic Chemistry Symposium (NOS) will be held from Sunday, June 5 to Thursday, June 9, 2011 on the campus of Princeton University. 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 42nd …

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The 2011 Roger Adams Awardee

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Robert H. Grubbs, Victor & Elizabeth Atkins Professor of Chemistry at California Institute of Technology has been named as the recepient of the 2011 Roger Adams Award. The award address will be given at the 42nd NOS Symposium. NOS will be on Sunday, June 5 to Thursday, June 9, 2011 on the campus of Princeton …

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Nominations Requested to Honor Young Professional Chemists

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The Executive Committee of the Organic Division of the ACS wishes to give greater opportunities for young professionals to present their work at national settings.  In support of these goals, two symposia will be held at the 2011 Fall ACS Meeting (Denver, CO, August 28-September 1). For more details, see the 6th Organic Assistant Professors …

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Registration is now open for the NOS

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The Executive Committee of the Division of Organic Chemistry of the American Chemical Society and the Department of Chemistry at Princeton are pleased to invite you to the 42nd National Organic Chemistry Symposium. This biennial event will be held from Sunday, June 5 to Thursday, June 9, 2011 on the beautiful campus of Princeton University, …

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Distribution of Paperback Edition of Organic Syntheses to DOC Members Discontinued. Free Electronic Edition Available.

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For 25 years, beginning in 1984 with Vol. 62, paperback copies of the annual volumes of Organic Syntheses were distributed to members of the Division of Organic Chemistry. This has worked well for both the Division of Organic Chemistry and Organic Syntheses over the years. However, technology has changed and in the modern era a …

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Merck has an opening for the Purification Lead

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Merck has an opening for the Purification Lead, which will serve as the manager of the group responsible for the Boston Chemistry purification capability. Education Minimum Requirement: MS. Required Experience and Skills: The ideal candidate will have at least eight years of experience doing purification in a pharmaceutical/biotech setting and experience managing other purification scientists.See …

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Sr. Scientist I-High Throughput Purification: Abbott

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The candidate will assume a key role within an established high-throughput purification group in the Advanced Technology area that has multiple interactions with Discovery and Development teams. This position will provide exciting opportunities to devise innovative solutions to complex analytical and separation problems through the implementation and utilization of sophisticated instrumentation. A key focus of …

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NOS is on Facebook

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Professor Scott Sieburth created a Facebook Group for the 42nd National Organic Chemistry Symposium. You are welcome to join the NOS Facebook Group.

Travel Award Application Deadline Extended until 11/2/2010

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The Division has decided to extend the deadline until 11/2/2010 for Travel Award applications for Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students, and Faculty¬† at Predominantly Undergraduate Institutions for travel to the Anaheim National Meeting. To learn more, see the Organic Division’s Travel Award page.

The 23rd International Congress on Heterocyclic Chemistry

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The 23rd International Congress on Heterocyclic Chemistry will be held at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre on the banks of the river Clyde in Glasgow, Scotland, July 30 – August 4, 2011. The program will include an exciting range of cutting edge heterocyclic chemistry to reflect recent advances.  The main themes will include:  synthetic …

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Abstracts and Travel Award Applications Due for Anaheim

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October 25th is the due date for Abstracts and Travel Awards (for Undergraduates, Faculty at PUI’s, and Graduate students) for the Spring 2011 ACS Meeting in Anaheim. To submit an abstract, use ACS’ Abstract System (PACS). To submit a DOC Travel Award Application see the Travel Awards Page.

12th Annual Florida Heterocyclic and Synthetic IUPAC-Sponsored Conference

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Call for abstracts for the 12th Annual Florida Heterocyclic and Synthetic IUPAC-Sponsored Conference, which will be held March 6 – 9, 2011 at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, USA. The Conference will feature eleven plenary lectures given by academic and industrial experts from around the world together with invited lectures and short courses …

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Negishi, Suzuki, and Heck Win the 2010 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

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Ei-ichi Negishi and Akira Suzuki of Japan, and American Richard Heck have won the 2010 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for developing “one of the most sophisticated” tools used in organic chemistry. See the Nobelprize.org for more information.