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ASP Fellow Satoshi Omura wins Nobel Prize for avermectins

October 5th, 2015

Satoshi Ömura, noted natural products chemist, shared the 2015 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for his discovery of the microbial production of the avermectin class of compounds; These compounds are important in the treatment of river blindness and other parasitic diseases. Ömura isolated avermectin from Streptomyces avermitilis isolated from Japanese soil. William Campbell followed [...]

Symposium in honor of Amos B. Smith, III

September 30th, 2015

A Symposium in honor of Professor Amos B. Smith, III, on October 17th, 2015, co-organized by the Philadelphia Organic Chemistry Club and the Department of Chemistry at University of Pennsylvania.  The Symposium theme will be “Recent Advances in Organic and Medicinal Chemistry.” In recognition of his outstanding contributions to our Science, Professor Smith will be [...]

Oxford ICSB Meeting – Interim ASP Meeting

September 14th, 2015

The 16th Annual Oxford International Conference on the Science of Botanicals (ICSB) will be held 11-14 April 2016, Oxford, Mississippi (University of Mississippi). This meeting will serve as the interim meeting for the American Society of Pharmacognosy (ASP). The regular annual meeting is part of the International Congress on Natural Products Research (ICNPR) in Copenhagen, [...]

CCC 2016

August 26th, 2015

The 9th International Countercurrent Chromatography Conference, CCC 2016, will take place in metropolitan Chicago, Illinois, at Dominican University from Jul 30-Aug 3, 2016. The 3-day conference on Aug 1/2/3 will be preceded by a 2-day workshop (Jul 30+31), which gives both novice and previous users a comprehensive overview of existing countercurrent methods. Continuing a series [...]

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