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Come join us at the CINF Luncheon with science comedian Brian Malow

Planning on being in New Orleans for the ACS Annual Meeting? The Division of Chemical Information has many social events lined up, including the CINF luncheon, onTuesday April 9th, featuring Brian Marlow, science comedian. It will take place from 12:00 – 1:30 pm in MCC Room R08.

The CINF Luncheon is a ticketed event. Please contact Division Chair Tony Williams directly at tony27587 AT



Invitation to various CINF events in New Orleans

A heads up on a number of events coming up in New Orleans. Please note that we will need responses from you directly if you want to attend the Saturday Evening Dinner or if you want to attend the CINF Luncheon. The luncheon includes “entertainment” from a Science Comedian and is highly recommended!!!

Saturday April 6th

Spring 2013 Chemical Information Bulletin now available

The Spring 2013 Chemical Information Bulletin is now available. New to this issue: download the technical program in epub format!

Deadline for CINF-RSC scholarships is March 18th

2013 CINF Scholarship for Scientific Excellence Sponsored by the Royal Society of Chemistry

The scholarship program of the Division of Chemical Information (CINF) of the American Chemical Society (ACS) funded by the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) is designed to reward graduate and postdoctoral students in chemical information and related sciences for scientific excellence and to foster their involvement in CINF. 

Deadline for fall ACS Meeting abstracts is March 18

The fall ACS Meeting will take place in Indianapolis, September 8-12, 2013. However, the program is not complete without those of you who are willing to share your accomplishments, research, projects and observations with us.

XCITR (Explore Chemical Information Teaching Resources) has found new home

I am delighted to announce that XCITR has found a new home. After a successful transfer from FIZ Chemie Berlin, the program is now hosted and maintained by the eScience group of the Royal Society of Chemistry and is accessible at

We are very grateful and thank FIZ Chemie, especially Prof. Rene Deplanque, Dr. Gregor Zimmermann and Dr. Ira Fresen, for hosting and maintaining the program in the past.  Their efforts in the development of XCITR are very much appreciated.

Call for papers (246th ACS Meeting): Before and After Lab

Chuck Huber (UCSB, ) and Andrea Twiss-Brooks (University of Chicago, ) are organizing a session for the 246th Fall ACS Meeting on Instructing Students in 'Non-chemical' Research Skills.

Call for papers (246th ACS Meeting): Science-based policy development

Please consider submitting a presentation for inclusion in this symposium:

Title:“Science-based policy development in the environment, food, health and transport sectors”.


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