Archive for the ‘News & Announcements’ Category

ASP Foundation

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

ASP members, your loyal support has enabled the Foundation to award over $500K in grants, prizes and travel stipends since its inception. Please consider a year-end gift now to it. Your tax-deductible gift, combined with those from other members, will continue the ASPF’s philanthropic mission to invest in the scientific future of our Society. Just click on the link to the Foundation in the left column. of the ASP Home Page. Select the pdf form for a comprehensive listing of the named funds open for donations, and please recall that this summer the Bhatti fund for student travel was opened and can be listed under ‘other.’ Thank you and have a wonderful holiday season.

ASPF Board of Directors

2012 Anne S. Chatham Fellowship in Medicinal Botany

Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

The Anne S. Chatham Fellowship provides a grant of $4,000 annually to promote the study of medicinal botany.  Link to the flyer at http://www.pharmacognosy.us/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/MOBOTFlyer_Chatham_2012.pdf.

Memorial wall for Norman R. Farnsworth

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

A memorial wall has been created at this website in memory, honor and dedication of Norman R. Farnsworth, his life, his work and his contributions.  Society members have been invited to share experiences, remembrances and wishes for the family.  Comments received will be posted at http://www.pharmacognosy.us/norman-r-farnsworth-in-memoriam/.

In Memoriam – Norman Farnsworth (1930-2011)

Monday, September 12th, 2011

Les Mitscher named ACS Fellow

Thursday, August 18th, 2011

Lester A. (‘Les’) Mitscher, University of Kansas Distinguished Professor,  natural products researcher, past ASP President, ASP Fellow, and AAAS Fellow has been named to the 2011 class of Fellows of the American Chemical Society.  Dr. Mitscher has numerous awards and honors related to his research career.  Congratulations on this latest recognition!  The full list of new fellows can be viewed at http://pubs.acs.org/cen/acsnews/89/8932acs2.html.