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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.

WCC Lectureship Award

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The Women Chemists Committee (WCC) Lectureship Award seeks to enhance the reputation of early and mid-career female chemists and chemical engineers by supporting their travel to present technical talks at doctoral degree-granting institutions. Awards may be made directly to a female chemist who chooses to self-nominate, or to the host institution. Awards cover transportation, lodging, …

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AAAS supports the International Year of Chemistry with Symposia

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Chemistry symposia will be sponsored by the AAAS chemistry section and presented at the 2011 meeting of the AAAS in Washington, DC, Feb 18-21. These are specially selected symposia, chosen to highlight the role of chemistry in the International Year of Chemistry. The symposia are listed here. For more information on the meeting, see the …

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ORGN’s Support of the International Year of Chemistry

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The year 2011 has been designated the International Year of Chemistry by IUPAC and the United Nations. As a means of celebrating this event, the Division of Organic Chemistry of the American Chemical Society is organizing a one-day symposium to be held at the National American Chemical Society Meeting in Anaheim (March 27-31, 2011) entitled …

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The 2nd annual “Bench to Pilot Plant

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This one-day symposium featuring process R&D chemistry and new synthetic methodology is scheduled for Friday October 22, 2010 from 9 am to 5 pm at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Cambridge, MA. This year’s meeting will include a catered lunch for conferees and a vendor show. For more details and registration information ($50 registration fee; …

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Younger Chemist Leadership Development Award

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Each year, the YCC grants 15 Younger Chemist Leadership Development Awards that support ACS members who are less than 35 years of age to travel to and participate in the annual ACS Leadership Institute and the Leadership Development Workshop. Awards are made on the basis of scientific merit and cover the registration fee, transportation, lodging, …

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CIBA/YCC Young Scientist Travel Award

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The ACS Younger Chemists Committee (YCC) and the CIBA Foundation are proud to introduce the CIBA/YCC Young Scientist Travel Award. The program provides funding for young and early-career chemists to travel to and participate in an ACS national or regional meeting. Through this program, the YCC and the CIBA Foundation continue to support development of …

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Boston Separates

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Abstracts (separates) for the ACS National Meeting in Boston are now Available. They are posted on the Abstracts Page, which is available only to ORGN members.

Frontiers in Biorefining – Biobased Products from Renewable Carbon

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Call for papers and symposium announcement: The conference (October 19 -22, 2010 in King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort St. Simons Island, Georgia, USA) will emphasize the latest developments on transformation of renewable carbon building blocks to chemicals and materials, enabling the integrated biorefinery concept. Individual sessions will consider advances in biomass fractionation and …

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17th European Symposium of Organic Chemistry (ESOC-17)

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You are cordially invited to participate in the 17th European Symposium of Organic Chemistry (ESOC-17) the largest European Symposium, which will be held in Crete, Greece, from 10th to 15th July 2011. This well established conference will provide a forum for broad scientific and technological exchange among researchers from Europe and elsewhere. The conference will …

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2010 Gassman Award Announced

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Peter Stang from the University of Utah has been selected as the 2010 Gassman Award winner and will be honored at the ACS meeting in Boston. For more information on the award, see the Gassman Award Page.

Graduate Research Symposium-Final Program is Now Available

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The Division of Organic Chemistry announces that the final program (revised 7/7/2010) is now available for a new program entitled the 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. This three-day symposium will take place …

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Workshop: Liquid Chromatography-Coupled Mass Spectrometry with Applications in Drug Development and Toxicology

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The ACS Division of Chemical Toxicology has targeted this workshop toward students, postdoctoral fellows, research associates, and  junior faculty and industrial scientists. The intention of the workshop is to advance the technical development of these researchers in areas that are particularly relevant to the scientific goals of the TOXI Division. Date/Location:  August 21, 2010, at …

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