Archive for the ‘News & Announcements’ Category

ACS to post ASP members’ JNP manuscripts to PubMed Central

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

As a new member benefit to American Society of Pharmacognosy members, the American Chemical Society will post the peer-reviewed, ready-for-publication manuscripts in the Journal of Natural Products of ASP members to the NIH PubMed Central.  This will allow ASP members to more easily comply with the NIH requirement that all NIH-funded research be made available without charge to the public.  The deposit will be made at no extra cost to the ASP member author.  Further details can be found at

David J. Slatkin Symposium

Monday, August 6th, 2012

A symposium honoring the career of David J. Slatkin will be held October 19-20, Chicago State University, Chicago, Illinois.  Among Dr. Slatkin’s many accomplishments were his service for 30 years (1982-2012) as the Treasurer of the American Society of Pharmacognosy.  For more information or to register, visit or contact Melany Puglisi,

ICNPR2012 Update

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

Reporting on this last day of the ICNPR2012 in New York City, there are1301 attendees from 66 countries at the meeting.  This is the largest meeting devoted to natural products in North America.  The meeting was held in an excellent venue, with world-class science, outstanding events (the chartered train trip to the New York Botanical Garden was great!), and an all-around superior meeting.  In her opening remarks, ASP President Barbara Timmermann encouraged us to think of this meeting as “the Olympics of natural products!”

ASP Online Ballot System

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

The Society (ASP) has launched an online balloting system to replace the traditional paper ballots.  Please cast your vote!

ICNPR 2012

Friday, February 24th, 2012

The registration is now open for the International Congress on Natural Products Research, Jul 28 – Aug 1, 2012, New York City.  Registration, abstract submission and housing reservations may all be done from the meeting website (, linked in the upper right corner of the Society web pages.  Deadline for abstract submission is May 11, 2012.