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 presented with the 2015 Allan R. Day Award. Additional details (Symposium Poster and Schedule can be found at http://www.pocclub.org).
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, Denmark in July. The Oxford meeting will provide an opportunity for students, postdoctoral scientists and professionals to meet and present research who find the Copenhagen meeting to be too difficult or expensive to attend. Further information on the Oxford ICSB can be obtained at http://oxfordicsb.org/. Abstract submission is open now at http:/oxfordicsb.org/Abstracts. Those who desire a travel grant must submit the abstract by 15 November 2015. All others must submit the abstract by 1 December 2015. Problems or requests for assistance can be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org.