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Pacifichem 2020 First Round Symposium Proposal Deadline

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Pacifichem 2020 First Round Symposium Proposals Now Being Accepted until April 2018. The First Round Call for symposium proposals for Pacifichem 2020 will be January – April, 2018.  The main theme of this meeting is A Creative Vision for the Future and the two sub-themes are Core Chemistry and Chemistry for Global Challenges.  The 2020 International …

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Call for Nominations for the 2018 TAOC Award-Deadline Extended

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The deadline to submit a nomination for the TAOC Award is extended to Jan 31, 2018.  The Technical Achievements in Organic Chemistry (TAOC) award program recognizes 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 …

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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 22nd Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference session, “Emerging Technologies to Enable Sustainable Organic Synthesis.” From abstracts submitted to this session, eight students will be selected to: Give a 20-minute oral presentation Receive up to $1000 each in travel …

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Call for Nominations for ACS Publications Award Lectureship Series

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Call for Nominations for the 2018 Organometallics Distinguished Author Award Organometallics, the ACS Division of Organic Chemistry (DOC), and the ACS Division of Inorganic Chemistry (DIC) are pleased to solicit nominations for the 2018 Organometallics Distinguished Author Award. This annual award recognizes the author of exceptional articles published in Organometallics in 2016 and 2017. The …

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Call for Nominations for the 2018 SURF Fellowships

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Applications for the 2018 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 – 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 2018 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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2017 Division Election Results

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The Organic Division congratulates the winners of the 2017 election who are listed below. We thank all the members of the Division who voted for the leaders of our organization. Chair-Elect: Jeffrey Aubé Councilors: Katherine Maloney, Huw Davies Alternate Councilor: Hao Xu Members-at-Large: Angie Angeles, Michelle Tran-Dubé, Joshua Pierce, Lamont Terrell

Barry Carpenter’s 2017 NOS Lecture is Available On-Line

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We thank all of those who attended and contributed to the 2017 National Organic Symposium (NOS) at the University of California, Davis. We are now able to release the video of Barry Carpenter’s lecture from the Cardiff University free of charge to all Organic Division members from the NOS 2017 Videos’ page. This video of this lecture is 1st …

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Congratulations to the Winners of the 2017 ACS Division of Organic Chemistry TAOC Award

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Congratulations to the Winners of the 2017 ACS Division of Organic Chemistry Technical Achievements in Organic Chemistry Award The ACS Division of Organic Chemistry would like to Congratulate the winners of the 2017 Technical Achievements in Organic Chemistry (TAOC) Award:  Ann M. Buysse, Dow AgroSciences; Kenneth J DiRico, Pfizer; Junying Fan, Bristol-Myers Squibb; William Farrell, …

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Matthew Gaunt’s 2015 NOS Lecture is Available On-Line

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We thank all of those who attended and contributed to the 2015 National Organic Symposium (NOS) at the University of Maryland. We are now able to release the video of Matthew Gaunt‘s lecture free of charge to all Organic Division members from the NOS Videos’ page. We thank Dr. Marisa Kozlowski from the University Pennsylvania for her phenomenal efforts …

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Abstracts for the Fall 2017 ACS Meeting in DC

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Members can now access the abstract separates for the 254th ACS National Meeting held in the District of Columbia (Fall 2017). To access the file, you must be a Division Member. You can download the PDF file (17 MB) from the Organic Division’s Meeting Abstract Page. Use your ACS Login ID to access the page.

Audiovisual Equipment Changes the Fall 2017 ACS Meeting-Washington, DC

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ACS has announced significant audiovisual equipment changes for the Technical sessions at the Fall 2017 ACS National Meeting in Washington, DC (https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/meetings/fall-2017/whats-new.html). These include: Windows users will not be able to use their personal computer-one will be supplied in the room. They must bring their presentation(s) on a USB drive. Digital documents will be saved …

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Professor Jeffrey Aubé is the 2017 Edward Leete Awardee

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The ACS Division of Organic Chemistry has named Jeffrey Aubé, Eshelman Distinguished Professor in the Division of Chemical Biology and Medicinal Chemistry at the University of North Carolina as the 2017 Edward Leete Awardee which recognizes outstanding contributions to teaching and research in Organic Chemistry. The award is named in honor of Edward Leete who, …

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2017 DOC Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Awardees

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The Division of Organic Chemistry congratulates the nine 2017 DOC SURF award winners and gratefully acknowledges their sponsors (Pfizer and Merck). The winners are: Student School Mentor Sponsor Amanda Cowfer University of Illinois Prof. Paul Hergenrother Pfizer Alex Cusumano North Carolina State University Prof. Joshua Pierce Pfizer Katherine Forbes Occidental College Prof. Jeffrey Cannon Merck …

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Undergraduate Awards Announced

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The Organic Division congratulates the 336 Organic Division Undergraduate Awardees for 2017. Each awardee received letter of recognition from the ACS Division of Organic Chemistry and an award certificate signed by the division chair. Awardees who are members of the ACS will also receive membership to the Division of Organic Chemistry; those who are not …

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NOS Program Book

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The NOS Program Book for the 2017 National Organic Symposium is now available. This Book includes all the activities occurring at the meeting, abstracts of the talks, and a listing of the poster presentations that is will be held June 25-29, 2017 on the Campus of UC, Davis. Download the book here.

NOS Travel Award Application Deadline Extended

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The Division of Organic Chemistry provides travel awards  to undergraduate students and faculty at undergraduate institutions to help cover registration and expenses for the 45th National Organic Chemistry Symposium at the University of California, Davis