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2014 ASP Election

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

The election of the American Society of Pharmacognosy is under way (March 1-31, 2015). A call for ballots is being sent to active members by email. Positions on the ballot include Vice-President and  a member of the Executive Committee. In addition, several proposed changes to the society Constitution will be decided. Any problems with the balloting should be sent to the Webmaster, John R. Porter,

Carl Djerassi, 1923-2015

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

Carl Djerassi, noted for work covering a wide range of chemical fields, including much work on small molecules, and both fiction and non-fiction writing, died Friday, January 30, 2015. Stanford News obituary.

ASP2015 Abstracts and Registration

Friday, December 12th, 2014

The submission of abstracts and registration for the 2015 ASP Annual Meeting opened on January 12, 2015.  Visit for further details.

Donate to the ASP Foundation

Monday, November 10th, 2014

Your contribution to the ASP Foundation will aid the efforts to support natural products researchers at all stages of the career. Your tax-deductible donation may be contributed online through the society’s MemberClicks site ( or through the ASP Foundation link on the left side of the page.

15th Oxford ISCB – Abstracts Now Accepted

Monday, October 27th, 2014

Abstract Deadline: 15 Dec 2014


The ISCB team is now accepting abstract submissions for the 15th annual Oxford ICSB. As a new feature this year, we will be accepting all abstracts through an online submission portal at The full abstract guidelines are available in the portal, and of course be sure to contact us at if you have any questions or encounter any issues.

Remember that the deadline for abstract submissions is December 15th, 2014. Your abstracts should be fully uploaded and marked as finalized within the portal before that date in order to be considered. We look forward to seeing your work!

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