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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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International Symposium on Carbanion Chemistry (ISCC-9)

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The symposium will be held in Italy for the second time after the Gallipoli meeting (1992) and follows the successful series of ISCC symposia held at Durham (1984), Ottawa (1989), Gallipoli (1992), Fort Collins (1995), Sendai (1998), Marburg (2001), Alicante (2004) and Madison (2007). The meeting will be held at the Polo delle Scienze Sociali …

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Symposium: Chemistry and Policy: Solving Problems at the Interface

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The Division of Organic Chemistry will co-sponsor a symposium entitled “Chemistry and Policy: Solving Problems at the Interface”, which is scheduled for the 2010 Boston ACS Meeting, and has been designated a Presidential Event by ACS President Joseph Francisco. The list of confirmed speakers is: Kathryn Beers, Deputy Division Chief of the Polymers Division at …

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The 2010 DOC Summer Undergraduate Research Fellows

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The Division of Organic Chemistry (DOC) congratualates the 15 students (listed below) who have been selected as the 2010 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellows (SURF). We would also like to thank the sponsors who have funded these fellowships this year. Awardee School Mentor Sponsor Nadia C. Abascal Barnard College Christian Rojas Boehringer Ingelheim Juan Carlos Baso …

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Organic Division Survey

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Click here to take the survey. Please take a moment to answer a short (4 question) anonymous survey on the distribution of Organic Syntheses to members and on the Wednesday evening poster sessions at ACS National Meetings. The survey will close on Wednesday March 17th.

Reception at Sci-Mix at the ACS meeting in San Francisco

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A reception for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars will be held prior to Sci-Mix at the next national ACS meeting in San Francisco on Monday, March 22, 6:30 – 8 pm in the Moscone Center, West, 3rd Floor Foyer. The reception is intended to foster a positive and productive networking experience, as well as introduce …

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New Organic Division Website

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The Division has redesigned its website and added many new features including a members only area that uses the same username and password that you use for acs.org. Division members are encouraged to send any feedback about the site (or the division) through the Contact Us/Feedback form. If you are not a member and would …

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Call for papers: Symposium on Tautomers and Biology

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Abstracts for the ACS National Meeting, Boston, MA, (August 22 – 26, 2010) are being solicited for this symposium sponsored by COMP. Tautomerism is possible for approximately one quarter of biologically interesting small molecules such as xenobiotics, enzyme substrates or cofactors, and biological mediators. Tautomerism complicates investigations into enzyme mechanisms and structure-activity relationships as well …

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Graduate Research Symposium-Applications Due March 1

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The Division of Organic Chemistry announces 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 on July 15-18 at Boston College in Boston, …

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The 2010 Technical Achievements in Organic Chemistry Awards

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The 2010 Technical Achievements in Organic Chemistry Awards were awarded to: Charles Bernard Amgen Maureen Chisolm Cordis Michael Cobb DuPont Paul Glossop Pfizer Perry Heath Lilly Robert Kester Roche Tao Li Abbott Kelly McClure J&J PRD La Jolla Jeff O’Meara Boehringer Ingelheim Nandini Patel Pfizer Chris Semko Elan Sammy Shaver Inspire Robert Shumate Proctor & …

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ORGN and RMC Form a Partnership

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In August 2009, the Executive Committee of the ACS Division of Organic Chemistry (DOC) and the Governing Board of the Reaction Mechanisms Conference (RMC) entered into a formal partnership. This partnership includes an agreement for continuing financial support from DOC for the RMC, which is held every two years, in years alternate to the National …

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