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 http://www.slatkinsymposium.com or contact Melany Puglisi, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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!”
The Society (ASP) has launched an online balloting system to replace the traditional paper ballots. Please cast your vote!
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 (http://www.icnpr2012.org/), linked in the upper right corner of the Society web pages. Deadline for abstract submission is May 11, 2012.
The Conservation, Research & Education Opportunities (CREO) program is funded by the Minority Health and Health Disparities International Resaerch Training (MHIRT) Program and places students in labs in Panama for 5-6 month internships. Students conduct research ranging from marine natural products isolation and structure elucidation to cell and molecular biology. Applications due March 30th.