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2015 NOS Lectures now 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 videos of the lectures given by Anna Mapp and Kuiling Ding at the 2015 NOS. These are free of charge to all Organic Division members from the NOS Videos’ page. We thank …

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2016 Gassman Award to Gary Molander

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The ACS Division of Organic Chemistry has named Gary A. Molander – Hirschmann Makineni Professor and Chair, Department of Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania, PA – the winner of the 2016 Paul G. Gassman Distinguished Service Award. The award was established in 1994 to recognize outstanding service to the organic chemistry community. Presented every other year …

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JOC, Organic Letters and Organometallics Announce Award Lectureships

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The ACS Division of Organic Chemistry and The Journal of Organic Chemistry  are proud to announce Professor Jeffrey Johnson, as the winner of the 2016 The Journal of Organic Chemistry Outstanding Publication of the Year Lectureship Award. Read more about Dr. Johnson and the award winning article. The ACS Division of Organic Chemistry and Organic …

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2016 DOC Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Awardees

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The Division of Organic Chemistry congratulates the nine 2016 DOC SURF award winners and gratefully acknowledges their sponsors (Merck and Pfizer). The winners are: Student School Mentor Sponsor Harrison Besser Harvard University Prof. Eric Jacobsen Pfizer Hannah Burdge Towson University Prof. Keith Reber Merck Shivansh Chawla Cornell University Prof. Yimon Aye Merck Corrine Elliott University …

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Green Organic Chemistry Resources

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The Division has created a page https://organicdivision.org/green with resources/links on green chemistry as a service to the organic chemistry community. Special thanks to Dr. Helen Sneddon of GSK for her efforts in helping compile this list of resources. Please contact us if you have some ideas on how we can improve on the page and resources.

ORGN and MEDI Poster Session and Social Event

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Joint Organic & Medicinal Chemistry Divisions Poster Session and Social Event.  Wednesday, March 16 at the San Diego Convention Center, Hall F. Food, beverages and music by ‘Trouble in the Wind’  Poster Session 7-9pm.  Social 8:30-10:30pm.  Free to meeting attendees. Flyer

Abstract Separates for the San Diego 2016 ACS National Meeting

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Members can now access the abstract separates for the 251st ACS National Meeting held in San Diego (Spring 2016). To access the file, you must be a Division Member. You can download the PDF file (22 MB) from the Organic Division’s Meeting Abstract Page. Use your ACS Login ID to access the page. If you do …

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2016 DOC Graduate Research Symposium-Deadline Extended

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The upcoming DOC Graduate Research Symposium will be held at Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA (Thursday, July 28 through Sunday, July 31, 2016).  This event provides about 50-75 graduate students, who are completing their fourth year in a Ph.D. program in organic chemistry, an opportunity to interact with leaders from academia, industry, various funding …

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36th Reaction Mechanisms Conference

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The 36th Reaction Mechanisms Conference (RMC) will be held June 26-29, 2016 at Saint Louis University in St. Louis, MO.  The RMC has been serving the mechanistic chemistry community for over 60 years, and typically about 150–200 faculty, students, and industrial chemists attend the meeting.  Topics to be covered at RMC 2016 include computational chemistry, …

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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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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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Call for Nominations for the SURF Fellowships

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Applications for SURF fellowships ($5,000) are now being accepted.The Division of Organic Chemistry annually awards Summer Undergraduate Research (SURF) Fellowships to outstanding undergraduate organic chemistry students attending colleges and universities in the United States. These competitive fellowships ($5000) are awarded on the merits of students’ research proposals, academic records, faculty recommendations and their passion for …

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Scott Miller’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 Scott Miller‘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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DOC Video Contest Update – New Deadline January 30, 2016

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We are pleased to announce two winners of the Organic Division Video Contest! Michael Cunningham and Michael Vinyard will each receive up to $1500 in travel reimbursement for their travel to the Spring 2016 ACS National Meeting in San Diego. Congratulations to both Michaels! Bragging rights will go to the video with the greatest number …

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45th National Organic Symposium (NOS): June 2017

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The next National Organic Chemistry Symposium (NOS) will be held from Sunday, June 25 to Thursday, June 29, 2017 on the campus of the University of California, Davis. The National Organic Chemistry Symposium is the premier event sponsored by the Division of Organic Chemistry of the American Chemical Society to highlight recent advances in organic …

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Jeffrey Bode’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 Jeffrey Bode’s lecture, which is now available free of charge to all Organic Division members from the NOS Videos’ page. We thank Dr. Marisa Kozlowski from the University Pennsylvania for …

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Larry Overman’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 Larry Overman’s lecture, which is now available free of charge to all Organic Division members from the NOS Videos’ page. Professor Overman is the 2015 Roger Adams Awardee. We thank …

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Young Investigator’s Symposium Nominations

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The Division is now accepting nominations for speakers at the Young Investigator’s Symposium to be held at the Fall 2016 ACS meeting. Appropriate candidates will be independent investigators who are no more than 10 years from graduate school or post-doctoral appointment, be a current researcher in a non-academic setting (e.g. industry, government or non-profit laboratory) …

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Travel Awards-ACS National Meetings

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The Division is offering Travel Awards for Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students, and Faculty at Predominantly Undergraduate Institutions for travel to ACS National Meetings. Application deadlines for National Meetings is November 15th for the Spring meeting and May 1st for the Fall Meeting. To learn more, see the Organic Division’s Travel Award page.

Call for Nominations for OL, JOC and Organometallics Author of the Year Awards

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Three authors will be awarded, one from each journal, for an outstanding article published in 2015. Deadline: January 15, 2016. Organic Letters (OL), The Journal of Organic Chemistry (JOC), Organometallics and the ACS Division of Organic Chemistry are seeking nominations for the 2016 Author of the Year Awards. Three authors will be awarded, one from …

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