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ACS National Meeting in Philadelphia 2020-ORGN Programming

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The Division of Organic Chemistry is currently working to reschedule ORGN programming affected by the cancellation of #ACSPhilly. National award recipients will be honored in a special award session at the fall meeting in San Francisco, while contributed symposia while be rescheduled to future ACS meetings (San Antonio/Atlanta) due to space limitations in SF. As …

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Jeffries-EL and Nelson’s 2019 NOS Lectures are Available On-Line

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We are now able to release the videos of Dr. Malika Jeffries-EL (Boston University) and Dr. Hosea Nelson’s (UCLA) 2019 National Organic Chemistry Symposium (NOS) lectures free of charge to all Organic Division members from the NOS 2019 Videos’ page (Requires Login). These videos make up 8 of the 18 that will be released from the …

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Call for Nominations for the Gassman Award

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The Organic Division requests nominations for the Paul G. Gassman Distinguished Service Award, which recognizes outstanding service to the organic chemistry community. Nominees must be long-standing members of the Organic Division who through their contributions to the organic chemical community in the United States have significantly enhanced the welfare of its members. Contributions to ACS …

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ORGN Program-Spring 2020 ACS Meeting

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The Organic Division Program Chair, has put together a grid of all the sessions housed within the Organic Division at the upcoming ACS meeting in Philadelphia (with rooms included). Additionally, members can access the ORGN abstract separates and Program for the 259th ACS National Meeting to be held March 22–26 in Philadelphia (Spring 2020). To …

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ACS GCI Pharmaceutical Roundtable Student Travel Grants

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The ACS GCI Pharmaceutical Roundtable invites graduate students and post-docs to present your research at the 24nd Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference session, “Systems-Inspired Design” to be held June 16-18, 2020 in Seattle, Washington. From abstracts submitted to this session, eight students will be selected to: Give a 20-minute oral presentation Receive up to …

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Abstracts for the Spring 2020 ACS Meeting in Philadelphia

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Members can now access the ORGN abstract separates for the 259th ACS National Meeting to be held March 22–26 in Philadelphia (Spring 2020). To access the file, you must be a Division Member. You can download the PDF file (16 MB) from the Organic Division’s Meeting Abstract Page. Use your ACS Login ID to access …

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Nominations for the 2020 TAOC Award-Due Jan 15.

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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 holding a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree or the equivalent, 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 …

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Organic Division Undergraduate Award-Due March 15

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Purpose: The American Chemical Society’s Division of Organic Chemistry is once again sponsoring an award program called the Undergraduate Award in Organic Chemistry, which is intended to recognize senior students who display a significant aptitude for organic chemistry and to encourage further interest in the field. Chemistry departments are invited to select a top graduating …

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GRS Nominations Now Open – Due March 2nd 2020

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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 New Mexico in Albuquerque, NM (July 23 through July 26, 2020) For more details and link to …

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The Division has a SLOGAN!

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We had 28 people submit 86 slogans and after discussion and voting by the DOC Executive Committee, the winning submission provided by Kevin Gahan, Ph.D. from the contest is Improving the world one molecule at a time. Kevin Gahan was born and raised in Johannesburg, South Africa. He moved to Dublin, Ireland to pursue a …

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Nominations for OL, JOC and OM Publication of the Year (2019) Awards-Due Jan 15

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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 2019 (2017 & 2018 for OM). The deadline for nominations is January 15, 2020. Below, you can find details on eligibility and directions for submission of nominations. The Journal of Organic Chemistry: Nominations …

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L.-C. Campeau’s 2019 NOS Lecture is Available On-Line

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We thank all of those who attended and contributed to the 2019 National Organic Chemistry Symposium (NOS) at Indiana University, Bloomington (June 2019). We are now able to release the video of L.-C. Campeau’s (Executive Director, Head of Process Chemistry and Discovery Process Chemistry, Merck Research Laboratories) lecture free of charge to all Organic Division members from …

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Organic Reactions-Volume 100 Now Available

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Organic Reactions celebrates its Platinum Jubilee Anniversary with the publication of Volume 100 comprising fifteen chapters of impeccable quality that faithfully reflect the most important advances in recent decades and that now define the frontier of synthetic organic chemistry. Future generations of chemists will no doubt recognize the overwhelming significance of catalysis (and are likely …

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2019 Division Election Results

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The Organic Division congratulates the winners of the 2019 election for the new officers for 2019. They are listed below. We thank all the members of the Division who voted for the leaders of our organization. Chair-Elect: Annaliese Franz Councilor: Paul Hanson Alternate Councilor: J. Michael Ellis Members-at-Large: Nicole Knight, Rita, Majerle, Iulia Strambeanu, M. …

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Call for Nominations for the 2020 SURF Fellowships

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Applications for the 2020 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 attending colleges and universities in the United States. These competitive fellowships are awarded on the merits of students’ research proposals, academic records, faculty recommendations and their …

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Academic Young Investigator’s Symposium 2020 – Call for Nominations

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We are seeking nominations of organic Assistant Professors for the Academic Young Investigator’s Symposium to be held in the Division of Organic Chemistry at the Fall 2020 ACS meeting. Junior faculty who are entering their fifth or sixth years and who have not yet been considered for tenure are eligible for this year’s symposium.  The …

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David Williams and David Sarlah’s 2019 NOS Lectures are Available On-Line

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We thank all of those who attended and contributed to the 2019 National Organic Chemistry Symposium (NOS) at Indiana University, Bloomington (June 2019). We are now able to release the videos of Professor David R. Williams (Indiana University, Bloomington) and Assistant Professor David Sarlah’s (University of Illinois) lectures free of charge to all Organic Division members from …

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2019 Division Elections-End on 11/15

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The ACS Division of Organic Chemistry is conducting our annual elections electronically. The election concludes on November 15, 2019. Members will receive an email from elections@vote-now.com. Candidate biographies are available via links within the ballot.

EWOC – Empowering Women in Organic Chemistry – Partnering with the DOC

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Empowering Women in Organic Chemistry (EWOC) held its first and very successful conference in late June at the University of Pennsylvania, with over 175 attendees. The next conference will be August 14, 2020 at Genentech in South San Francisco. The Division of Organic Chemistry, in keeping with its efforts to promote inclusion in the chemistry …

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DOC Slogan Contest – Deadline October 7th

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The Division of Organic Chemistry (DOC) needs your creativity and talent to create a unique slogan that captures our commitment to foster and promote the field of organic chemistry, and we invite Members to submit their ideas. The winning slogan will be included on our website and official documentation. In addition to fame and fortune, …

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