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Featuring the Organic Chemistry Reference Resolver

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With help from Oleksandr (Alex) Zhurakovskyi (at the University of Oxford), the ACS, Organic Division has provided direct access to the Organic Chemistry Reference Resolver from our website. This utility/website is intended to facilitate reference retrieval from the internet from a wide variety of publishers: instead of finding the corresponding journal page and then browsing …

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ACS Celebrates IYC 2011

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To celebrate the International year of chemistry, ACS has many resources including a calendar for the year honoring a historic event for each day. The project is called 365: Chemistry for Life. Some relevent days highlighting organic chemistry include: January 1, 2011, Day 1: Chemical Abstracts First Publishes in 1907January 27, 2011, Day 27: F. …

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Technical Achievement in Organic Chemistry Awards

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Nominations for the Technical Achievement in Organic Chemistry Award (TAOC) to be given at the Fall 2012 ACS Meeting are now being accepted. Nominations will be accepted through the online nomination form until January 28, 2012.  Information on the Award and the online nomination form is available on the Technical Achievement Awards page.

2011 Division of Organic Chemistry Elections

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Ballots have been sent out for the election of the Division of Organic Chemistry officers.  Please vote before the October 21, 2011 deadline.  If you are having trouble, use the following link to login:  http://ACS-Vote.org/    If you have questions about the election process, please contact Maria Mizak (mizakm@sas.upenn.edu). For technical problems, please  contact James Claiborne …

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Logins Down to the ORGN Division Website

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An outage of the ACS Servers on Saturday November 19th starting at 7 PM will occur. This will have an effect on Logins to Knovel and the Members Only area of the Organic Division Website. The downtime is currently scheduled to begin at 7 PM EST., and expected to last approximately 5-6 hours. Other functions …

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Additional Knovel Resources added for Organic Chemists

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The Organic Division has entered into an agreement with Knovel to provide an additional 16 resources for our members. Specific new titles include: The 6th Edition of March’s Advanced Organic Chemistry The 14th Edition of the Merck Index The Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology The Handbook of Flavors and Fragrances The Chemist’s Companion …

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The Division is now offering access to Knovel

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The Division is now offering access to Knovel, a web-based database with access to 86 separate books and resources for use by Organic Chemists. Examples include March’s Advanced Organic Chemistry, The Merck Index, Name Reactions and Reagents in Organic Synthesis, Handbook of Solvents, Hazardous Chemicals Handbook, Purification of Laboratory Chemicals, Comprehensive Organic Synthesis, Comprehensive Organic …

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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 2011 Newsletter-Now Available Online

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The Fall Newsletter is now available from the Newsletter Page, which includes information on all DOC initiatives including discounts and free items for DOC members. Additionally, this fall we are once again mailing out the fall DOC newsletter. Please look out for it in your mailbox in the coming weeks!

Announcing FloHet-2012

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The Annual Florida Heterocyclic and Synthetic IUPAC-Sponsored Conference (FloHet-2012) to be held March 4-7, 2012 at the University of Florida, Gainesville. For more info, see: https://www.arkat-usa.org/conferences

ORGN Website Login Should now work

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Logins to the Organic Division Website were affected on September 10-12th due to a planned outage owing to some necessary maintenance work on the ACS servers. The outage affected the DOC’s website longer than expected. The issue has been resolved as of Monday 9/12 at 11 a.m. EST. Please contact us if you are still …

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The DOC Awards the 2011 Leete Award to Professor Jean A. Chmielewski

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The Division of Organic Chemistry has awarded the 2011 Leete Award to Professor Jean A. Chmielewski of Purdue University. The award recognizes outstanding contributions to teaching and research in Organic Chemistry. You can read more about the details of this biennial award on the DOC Leete Award Page.

ORGN Events at the ACS National Meeting in Denver

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The 242nd American Chemical Society national meeting is only four weeks away. This meeting–with the theme of Chemistry of Air, Space and Water–promises to be an exciting meeting in a convention-friendly city. There is still time to register for the meeting and to secure a hotel within walking distance to the Colorado Convention Center and …

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The Division of Organic Chemistry 2011-12 Graduate Fellows’ Bios

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We congratulate the eight 2011-12 Division of Organic Chemistry Fellows and thank the generous sponsors who are: Nicholas Calandra, Yale University (Sponsor: Boehringer Ingelheim) Daniel Tzvi Cohen, Northwestern University (Sponsor: Organic Syntheses/Organic Reactions) Kaid Harper, University of Utah (Sponsor: Organic Syntheses-Nelson Leonard Fellowship) Julia Kalow, Princeton University (Sponsor: Pfizer) Justin Malinowski, University of North Carolina, …

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Abstracts due for the 43rd Western Regional ACS Meeting

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he 43rd Western Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society in Pasadena, CA will be held Thu Nov 10 – Sat Nov 12, 2011. While this meeting may be shorter than most, we have arranged an incredible diversity of symposia and plenary sessions presented by luminaries in chemistry, for Thursday and Friday, plus a special …

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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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