Save the date: 14-15 November 2014. Chicago State University, College of Pharmacy. Guest Lecturer: Barbara Timmermann, “Translational Application of Novel Withanolides for the Treatment of Advanced Cancers” and “Is Biodiversity Important for Drug Discovery”
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At the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Pharmacognosy in Oxford, Mississippi, Gordon Cragg presented an excellent overview of the history and future prospects of natural products research and the many successes of these endeavors. The presentation slides are now permanently posted on the website on the Presentations and Workshops page (link at left – Presentations & Workshops).
The officers and members of the ASP Executive Committee have submitted a letter to provide comment on a new guidance document at USPTO (http://www.uspto.gov/patents/announce/myriad-mayo.jsp), Guidance For Determining Subject Matter Eligibility Of Claims Reciting Or Involving Laws of Nature, Natural Phenomena, & Natural Products (Guidance), which has implications for the patenting of natural products, derivatives and those compounds that are modifications of or inspired by natural products. Read the letter here.
The balloting for the election of 2014-2015 officers (Vice-President and Executive Committee Member) closes May 2, 2014. Please vote using the ballot sent by e-mail.