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DOC Virtual Symposium-Hans Renata and Mark Levin

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The next Virtual Symposium will be hosted on Wednesday, February 16th, 2022 at 12:00-1:30 PM EST. The symposium features: Hans Renata–Scripps Research, Florida “Combining Synthetic Chemistry and Biology for Streamlining Access to Complex Molecules” Mark Levin–University of Chicago “Advancing Single Atom Logic for Skeletal Editing” You can start to access the live presentations about 5 …

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Nominations for the 2022 TAOC Award-Due Jan 21.

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The Technical Achievement in Organic Chemistry (TAOC) awards recognize outstanding contributions to the field of organic chemistry from accomplished professional chemists, who hold a bachelor’s or master’s degree-equivalent and who are pursuing careers in industrial or government sectors. Awardees give a 30 minute presentation on their research at the ACS Fall National Meeting and receive …

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GRS Nominations Now Open – Due March 7th 2022

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The DOC Graduate Research Symposium, which provides an opportunity for graduate students in organic chemistry to interact with leaders from academia, industry, various funding agencies, and publishers at a single venue, will take place at the University of California, Santa Barbara on July 9-12, 2022. For more details and link to the nomination form please …

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DOC Virtual Symposium-Cristina Nevado and Nicholas Ball

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The next DOC Virtual Symposium will be hosted on Wednesday, January 19th, 2022 at 12:00-1:30 PM EST. The symposium features: Nicholas Ball–Pomona College “Synthetic Strategies toward Fluorosulfurylation of Organic Molecules and Sulfur-Fluoride Exchange (SuFEx)” Cristina Nevado–University of Zurich “Assembly of all-C quaternary centers…with a Smile(s):-)” You can start to access the live presentations about 5 …

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Early Career Scientist Nominations-Due in Early February

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The Organic Division (DOC) seeks to recognize early career scientists at special symposia at the Fall ACS National Meetings. The DOC has two programs: 1) The Academic Young Investigator’s Symposium composed of Assistant Professor speakers who are entering their fifth or sixth years and who have not yet been considered for tenure. Sixteen speakers are …

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Nominations for OL, JOC and OM Publication of the Year 2021: Awards-Due Jan 23

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Nominations are now open for the ACS Publication Awards (Organic Letters, The Journal of Organic Chemistry and Organometallics) for manuscripts published in 2021 (2020 & 2021 for Organometallics). The deadline for nominations is January 23, 2022. Below, you can find details on eligibility and directions for submission of nominations. The corresponding or lead author(s) will …

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2021 Division Election Results

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The Organic Division congratulates the winners of the 2021 election for the new officers for 2022. They are listed below. We thank all the members of the Division who voted for the leaders of our organization. Chair-Elect: Jennifer Schomaker Councilor: Lisa Marcaurelle Alternate Councilors: Stefan Koenig and Scott Gilbertson Members-at-Large: Katelyn Billings, Karen Draths, Michael …

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Call for Nominations for the 2022 SURF Fellowships-Due Feb 18

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Call for Nominations for the 2022 SURF Fellowships – Applications for the 2022 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF) ($5,000) are now being accepted. The Division of Organic Chemistry annually awards SURF Fellowships to outstanding undergraduate organic chemistry students. These competitive fellowships are awarded on the merits of students’ research proposals, academic records, faculty recommendations, and …

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Virtual Symposium – November 17, 2021 – Rebecca LaLonde, Miles Johnson, and Jeff Johnson

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The next Virtual Symposium will be hosted on Wednesday, November 17th, 2021 at 12:00-1:30 PM EST. The symposium features: Rebecca LaLonde Reed College Challenges & Opportunities: Two Case Studies of Generating Publishable Results with Undergraduate Researchers Miles Johnson University of Richmond Synthesis and Analysis of Modular Bis(phosphino)pyrrole Ligands Jeff Johnson Hope College Rhodium-Catalyzed C–C Single …

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Professors MacMillan and List win the 2021 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

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The Organic Division congratulates Professors Benjamin List (Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung, Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany) and David W.C. MacMillan (Princeton University, USA) who have won the 2021 Nobel Prize in Chemistry “for the development of asymmetric organocatalysis” See the Nobelprize.org for more information. Professor List is currently scheduled to speak at the 47th National Organic …

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2021 Mid-career Investigator Symposium speakers

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The speakers for the 2021 Mid-Career Investigator Symposium, which will be held at the 2022 ACS Spring National Meeting in San Diego, are published on the Mid-Career Investigator Symposium page.

2022 Mid-Career Investigator Symposium Nominations

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The Division of Organic Chemistry has created the Mid-Career Investigator Symposium to recognize individuals who have demonstrated outstanding and sustained commitment to Organic Chemistry in a non-academic setting (e.g. industry, government or non-profit laboratory). Nominations for the 2022 Mid-Career Investigator Symposium are due on February 4th, 2022. See Mid-Career Page for more details

Abstract Due Date for the Spring 2022 ACS National Meeting

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Abstracts for the Spring 2022 ACS National Meeting in San Diego are due on October 11th @ 23:59 EST, 2021. The meeting will be held March 20-24, 2022. Submit abstracts through the ACS website .

Virtual Symposium – October 20, 2021 – Martin Eastgate & Sophie Rousseaux

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The next Virtual Symposium will be hosted on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at 12:00-1:30 PM ET. The symposium features: Martin Eastgate Bristol-Myers Squibb Innovation in the Synthesis of Complex Pharmaceuticals Sophie Rousseaux University of Toronto New Strategies for the Synthesis of Small Rings and Nitrile Derivatives Support your field! Become a Member of the DOC: …

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Travel Awards – ACS National Conference

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The Division offers Travel Awards for Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students, and PUI Faculty to attend ACS National Meetings. The Travel Award applications are due November 15th for the Spring meeting and May 1st for the Fall Meeting. More information can be sourced on the Travel Award Page.

Organic Syntheses Research Grants for PUI Faculty, Summers 2022-2023

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The Organic Syntheses Inc. invites applications for summer research grants from PUI faculty members. Each grant award will provide $8,000 total costs to a PUI faculty member who will conduct a research project with undergraduate coworker who is selected from the students of their department. Qualified institutions are those in the United States and Canada …

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DOC Virtual Symposium-Osvaldo Gutierrez and Rob Britton – September 15, 2021

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The next Virtual Symposium will be hosted on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at 12:00-1:30 PM EST. The symposium features: Osvaldo Gutierrez Texas A&M Combining theory and experiment to develop selective Fe-catalyzed multicomponent radical cascades Rob Britton Simon Fraser University A short de novo synthesis of nucleoside analogues Support your field! Become a Member of the …

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22nd NSF CCHF Virtual Symposium

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The CCHF team would like to officially invite you to the 22nd NSF CCHF Virtual Symposium on Tuesday (May 11, 2021) at 4 PM ET. This event will be the first part of a special edition of the series, where we will be celebrating our academic alumni—our proud legacy. The symposium will be recorded and …

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Speakers for the 2021 Young Investigator’s Symposium

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Congratulations to the following speakers who were selected by the the Organic Division’s Young Investigator’s Symposium (YIS) committee for 2021: Omar Ahmad (Blueprint), Christophe Allais (Pfizer), Matthew Beaver (Amgen), Raphaelle Berger (Merck), Alexander Buitrago-Santanilla (GSK), Ida Chen (Dow), Anne-Marie Dechert Schmitt (Pfizer), Amelie Dion (Merck/Pfizer), Anna Dunn (GSK), Candice Joe (BMS), Anais Jolit (AbbVie ), …

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DOC Virtual Symposium-Caroline Blakemore and Mary Watson – May 19, 2021

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The next Virtual Symposium will be hosted on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 12:00-1:30 PM EST. The symposium features: Caroline Blakemore Pfizer Incorporated Synthetic Challenges of chiral alpha-methylated aryl acetic acid derivatives Mary Watson University of Delaware Deaminative cross-coupling reactions Support your field! Become a Member of the DOC: orgn.link/join Watch the Virtual Symposium: YouTube: …

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