61st International Congress and Annual Meeting of the Society of Medicinal Planta and Natural Products Researfch (GA), Münster, Germany, September 1-5, 2013 (abstract deadline: April 15, 2013); http://www.ga2013.org
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Bradley S. Moore (ASP Vice-President) has been named as a 2013 receipient of the American Chemical Society Arthur C. Cope Scholar Award (C&E News, Mar 4, p 60). The award is bestowed to recognize outstanding achievement in organic chemistry. Bradley’s award is in recognition of his efforts to understand the biosynthesis of complex marine nature products. Congratulations!
The Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is pleased to announce that online applications are now being accepted for the 7th Annual Mary Frances Picciano Dietary Supplement Research Practicum scheduled for June 4– 7, 2013. The practicum will be held at Natcher Conference Center and Lister Hill Center, located on the NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland.
“On New Year’s Eve of 2012, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced its approval of crofelemer (Fulyzaq™, Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd., Raleigh, North Carolina) — marking the second time a botanical, and the first time an orally administered botanical, has received drug approval…”
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 http://asph.memberclicks.net/asp-benefit-free-nih-pmc-submission.