Sequoia Analytical Labs Welcomes Dr. Marc Foster
Jul30

Sequoia Analytical Labs Welcomes Dr. Marc Foster

Sequoia Analytical Labs would like to welcome to its staff, Chief Scientist Dr. Marc Foster. Educated at the University of Washington, Dr. Foster is an analytical chemist of broad experience and expertise. Not only is Dr. Foster a 20-year veteran of HPLC method development and management, he is skilled in training staff and expanding laboratory practices. Accomplished in both start-up laboratories and established, larger firms, Dr....

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New Section Members for July 2017!
Jul29

New Section Members for July 2017!

Please welcome these new members to our section: Brittany Barrett Bei Gao Michael Grieneisen Ao Ji Luis Perla Prima...

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2017 Volunteer of the Year: Mako Masuno
Jul29

2017 Volunteer of the Year: Mako Masuno

In the Sacramento Local Section, Mako has been the person responsible for running all aspects of the local and national U.S. Chemistry Olympiad for the last six years. Under his guidance, participation has grown each year due to the relationships he has built with the students and high school teachers and the very tasty liquid nitrogen ice cream he makes after the...

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Jonathan Alspach: 50 Year Member of ACS
Jul29

Jonathan Alspach: 50 Year Member of ACS

Congratulations to Dr. Jonathan Alspach, a 50 year member of the American Chemical Society. Dr. Alspach is a native of New York City, where he attended the Bronx High School of Science.  He received a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from Fairleigh Dickinson University, a master’s in Organic Chemistry from M.I.T., where he worked on the synthesis of the peptide antibiotic Bacitracin A, and a doctorate in Biochemistry from U.C. Davis,...

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NOS at UCD
Jul29

NOS at UCD

The National Organic Symposium (NOS) took place at UC Davis at the end of June (https://nationalorganicsymposium.org/). A fantastic group of talks, along with jam-packed poster sessions and fun excursions made for a memorable event. SACACS was well-represented, with current Chair Dean Tantillo serving as Local Organizer, Executive Board member Carla Saunders (photo, right) and many section members in attendance. Click here for the...

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