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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.

Abstract Due Date for the Spring 2018 ACS National Meeting

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The due date for abstracts for the Spring 2018 ACS National Meeting in New Orleans is October 16th, 2017. The meeting will be held March 18-22, 2018. To submit abstracts use: http://maps.acs.org/. See the Submission Guidelines for more information.

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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Division Membership Benefits

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Looking for a reason to join the Division of Organic Chemistry? Watch this video to learn more about our program!

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

The Division of Organic Chemistry Announces Its New Website!

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After a year of hard work, on March 27th, our web team launched the newly designed site: https://www.OrganicDivision.org!  The new website is based upon responsive design to ensure our members have a usable experience on everything from their smartphone, tablet or large screen desktop. The new navigation menus should make it easier for you to …

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JOC Outstanding Publication of the Year Award Announced

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Melodie Christensen, Senior Scientist at Merck, is the 2017 winner of The Journal of Organic Chemistry Outstanding Publication of the Year Lectureship.  The Journal of Organic Chemistry and the ACS Division of Organic Chemistry sponsor this annual award, which honors the author of an outstanding article published in the previous calendar year that demonstrates creativity and impact in the field …

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The 2017 Organometallics Distinguished Author Award Announced

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Alexander J. M. Miller, Assistant Professor at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is the winner of the 2017 Organometallics Distinguished Author Award. Organometallics, the ACS Division of Organic Chemistry, and the ACS Division of Inorganic Chemistry sponsor this annual award, which recognizes the author of an exceptional article published in Organometallics in the …

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Fall National Meeting: Washington, DC. Abstracts Due

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April 6, 2017 is the deadline for submission of abstracts for the Organic Division sessions of the 254th American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition in Washington, DC, August 20-24, 2017. Submit your abstracts at https://callforpapers.acs.org/DC2017. The theme for this national meeting is “Chemistry’s Impact on the Global Economy.”

Registration for the 2017 NOS is now available

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The Executive Committee of the Division of Organic Chemistry of the American Chemical Society and the Department of Chemistry at the University of California, Davis are pleased to invite you to the 45th National Organic Chemistry Symposium. This biennial event will be held from Sunday, June 25 to Thursday, June 29, 2017 on the beautiful …

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The face of disease in Sub-Saharan Africa | Richmond Sarpong | TEDxBerkeley

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Richmond Sarpong, who was born in Ghana, West Africa, is a professor of chemistry in the Department of Chemistry at the University of California, Berkeley, where he has been since 2004. He moved to the United States in 1991 after a childhood and adolescent years in Ghana, Zambia, and Botswana, respectively.

What do you think of when you hear, “disease in sub-Saharan Africa?” Richmond Sarpong invites us to reject stereotypes and redefine the face of disease in Africa.

Call for Nominations for the 2017 OL, JOC and Organometallic Awards

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Call for Nominations for the 2017 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 2017 Organometallics Distinguished Author Award. This annual award recognizes the author of exceptional articles published in Organometallics in 2015 and 2016. The …

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Division Elections Results 2017

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We extend our congratulations to the following individuals who have been elected to the leadership of the Division for 2017: Katherine L. Lee, Pfizer – Chair-Elect Robert E. Maleczka, Jr., Michigan State University – Treasurer-Elect Lisa A. Marcaurelle, Warp Drive Bio – 2019 NOS Executive Officer Paul R. Hanson, University of Kansas – 2019 NOS Co-Executive Officer …

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