Call for Papers: 254th ACS Meeting August 20-24, 2017 in Washington DC

February 2nd, 2017 by pthomas2

Abstract deadline Monday March 20, 2017. In addition to poster sessions, there will be oral sessions for contributed papers from Graduate students and postdocs, Early Career Investigators and Mid-Career Investigators. Speakers for these symposia will be selected from the submitted abstracts. If your abstract is not chosen for an oral presentation, it will be moved to a poster session. Click here to submit abstract.

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Draft Program for ACS 253rd National Meeting

January 24th, 2017 by pthomas2

The draft program for the 253rd ACS National Meeting to be held in San Francisco, CA from April 2-6 can be found here: Download Program.

ACS 253rd National Meeting News

October 14th, 2016 by Šileikyte, J., Blachly–Dyson, E., Sewell, R., Carpi, A., Menabo, R., Di Lisa, F., Ricchelli, F., Bernardi, P., Forte, M.

  1. Abstract deadline Oct. 31, 2016 for Spring 2017 meeting in San Francisco

In addition to poster sessions, there will be oral sessions for contributed papers from Graduate students and postdocs, Early Career Investigators and (New!) Mid Career investigators.

Abstract submissions at https://callforpapers.acs.org/sanfran2017/BIOL

  1. Travel Award deadline Jan. 15, 2017 for the Spring 2017 meeting.

Application and information at http://www.divbiolchem.org/awards/travel-awards/

  1. (New!) Symposium proposals for Spring 2018 meeting deadline Feb. 15, 2017

We are soliciting proposals for symposia for the 2018 meetings.  Download the application here.

  1. Spring 2017 Program Preview
  • Ronald Breslow Award for Achievement in Biomimetic Chemistry: Symposium in honor of Benjamin G. Davis
  • ACS Award in Pure Chemistry: Symposium in honor of Neal K. Devaraj
  • Goodman Award: Symposium in honor of Jennifer Doudna
  • ACS Chemical Biology Award Symposium (organizer L. Kiessling)
  • Nucleic Acid Therapeutics: mechanisms  and applications (organizer M. Manoharan)
  • Self-assembly of small molecules in the cellular milieu (organizer B. Xu)
  • Metalloprotein-initiated Signaling Transduction Response to Redox Stress (organizer A. Liu)
  • Chemical Probes for Bacterial Imaging (organizer E. Carlson)
  • Chemical Epigenetics (organizer D. Fujimori)

Summer 2016 newsletter released

August 31st, 2016 by pthomas2

Welcome back from the ACS meeting in Philadelphia! The summer newsletter was just released. BIOL members should have received it in their email. You can find the newsletter here.

2016 Philadelphia ACS Meeting BIOL Division ABSTRACT DEADLINE – EXTENDED!

March 22nd, 2016 by pthomas2

The Fall ACS meeting will be Aug 21-25 in Philadelphia. You can now submit abstracts through the ACS MAPS system: maps.acs.orgDeadline for BIOL abstracts has been extended to March 28.  Program Chairs are Vahe Bandarian and Lizbeth Hedstrom.

BIOL Division Nominees Sought for the Kavli Emerging Leader Lecturer in Chemistry

March 21st, 2016 by pthomas2

The Kavli Foundation Emerging Leader in Chemistry Lecture is awarded to an outstanding chemical scientist who is less than 10 years past receipt of his or her Ph.D. and will be under 40 years of age as of Monday, April 3, 2017, the date of the lecture. The ninth lecture in this series will take place at the Spring ACS National Meeting in San Francisco, CA. Divisional nominations must be submitted to the ACS after approval from the respective division Chair. The deadline for BIOL Chair approval is April 4, 2016. Complete nomination materials must be submitted to the ACS by April 11, 2016 for consideration. Contact the BIOL Division Chair, Prof. Dewey G. McCafferty, for additional information and nomination forms: dewey.mccafferty@duke.edu

2016 DBC Award Winners Announced

December 22nd, 2015 by pthomas2

The ACS Division of Biological Chemistry announces its 2016 Award Winners for excellence in many diverse areas of biological chemistry. Find out more here.

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New Website Section for Research Resources and the EFI-EST Web Tool

December 17th, 2015 by pthomas2

The ACS Division of Biological Chemistry has added a new page to its website for research resources. Contact the webmaster if you would like your tool added. The first tool highlighted is the EFI-EST tool for for generating sequence similarity networks (SSNs) for protein families that was developed by the Enzyme Function Initiative. Read more about it here.

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Apply for a Travel Grant to ACS Spring Meeting in San Diego, CA

September 24th, 2015 by pthomas2

The DBC offers travel awards on a competitive basis for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to attend national meetings and present a poster or oral presentation on their research. Selected awardees will be reimbursed up to $500 for travel and registration expenses. Find out more here.

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Submit your abstracts for the Spring National Meeting in San Diego, CA

September 23rd, 2015 by pthomas2

The ACS DBC invites abstracts for the ACS Spring National Meeting in San Diego, CA. The program will consist of oral sessions composed of short 20 minute talks and poster sessions. Program Chairs: Vahe Bandarian, University of Utah and Liz Hedstrom, Brandeis University.  Abstracts are due by October 12, 2015.  Find out more here!

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