Archive for the ‘News & Announcements’ Category

ASP Newsletter Back Issues

Sunday, February 2nd, 2014

An archive of the older ASP Newsletters (v1n1 – v 41n2)  is maintained at Lloyd Library.  A link to these is on the ASP Newsletter Archive page, http://www.pharmacognosy.us/newsletter/newsletter-archives/.

Center for Advancing Natural Products Innovation and Technology (U41) grant opportunity

Friday, January 24th, 2014

NCCAM will hold a pre-application teleconference on Monday, January 27, 2014 from 2:00 – 3:00 pm (EST) to discuss a exciting new Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), entitled “Center for Advancing Natural Products Innovation and Technology” (U41).  For additional information about this FOA, please click on the following link: RFA-AT-14-006 (http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AT-14-006.html).  Interested participants should contact Anita McRae-Williams at anita.mcrae-williams@nih.gov to RSVP by or before 12:00 noon on 1/27/14, and they will be provided the telephone number and access code for this event.

Botanical Dietary Supplement Research Centers (BDSRC) (P50) – NCCAM

Friday, January 24th, 2014

NCCAM Program Director Craig Hopp reminds the natural products research community of the Botanical Dietary Supplement Research Centers grant opportunities.  More information may be obtained at http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-OD-14-001.html

Register for the ASP National Meeting

Monday, January 20th, 2014

Register early for the ASP National Meeting, August 2-6, 2014, at the University of Mississippi campus in Oxford, Mississippi. Natural products scientists from around the world will gather to present current work, provide guidance to help young researchers, and meet to renew acquaintances and make new friends. Registration is convenient through the ASP Annual Meeting link at the top of the page or at http://asp2014.org.

ASP member Marilyn Speedie awarded Remington Medal

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

“Marilyn K. Speedie, Ph.D., dean of the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy, is the recipient of the 2014 Remington Honor Medal, the highest honor bestowed by the American Pharmacists Association (APhA)” (http://www.pharmacy.umn.edu/news/remington/).  Dr. Speedie is a long-time member of the society and former member of the ASP Executive Committee.