CalACS Hosting Virtual Networking Event Feb 9th
Jan24

CalACS Hosting Virtual Networking Event Feb 9th

CalACS is hosting a networking session February 9th, see the flyer below. Click here to RSVP.

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The First Virtual Flavors of Chemistry Was a Success
Nov30

The First Virtual Flavors of Chemistry Was a Success

On October 8th the Sacramento ACS section virtually hosted its annual Flavors of Chemistry event. This is the time when we acknowledge our longest-participating members and this year David Marten, Ken Warburton, and George Zweifel all received special recognition. The guest speaker of the main presentation was Philipp Zerbe, an associate professor in the department of Plant Biology at the University of California at Davis. Professor...

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22nd ChemLuminary Awards December 9th
Nov30

22nd ChemLuminary Awards December 9th

The 22nd Annual ChemLuminary Awards ceremony, will be held virtually on Wednesday, December 9, at 4 p.m. ET. This year’s theme, “2020 Focus on Our Volunteers: Moving Chemistry Forward,” honors the work of our volunteers to continue to improve people’s lives. The ceremony will include a keynote address by Janet L. Bryant, recipient of the 2020 Award for Volunteer Service to the American Chemical Society. Don’t miss the exciting live...

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The Future of Sustainable Agrochemistry Webinar, November 12, 2020, 12:00-1:30 PM EST
Nov06

The Future of Sustainable Agrochemistry Webinar, November 12, 2020, 12:00-1:30 PM EST

Agrochemistry has enabled an increase in desirable crop production through the development and use of fertilizers and pesticides. Over the past few decades, overuse of commercially available agrochemicals has led to pesticide resistance and undesirable environmental impacts. One solution is to develop new classes of agrochemicals that have alternative modes of action. Other solutions to slow or block the onset of resistance and...

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San Joaquin Delta College Shares Chemistry Demos for NCW
Oct19

San Joaquin Delta College Shares Chemistry Demos for NCW

In celebration of National Chemistry Week, the chem department and student ACS club of San Joaquin Delta College have put together a virtual chemistry show and demos you can do at home. The hands-on demos have Spanish and English versions. Click here to see their great videos!

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National Chemistry Week: October 18-24, 2020 “Sticking with Chemistry”
Oct06

National Chemistry Week: October 18-24, 2020 “Sticking with Chemistry”

National Chemistry Week is all online this year! This year’s theme, “Sticking with Chemistry”, is all about adhesives. Click here for a flyer to join Sacramento ACS in the festivities.

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Virtual Seminar: “Sustainability and Green Chemistry” with 2020 ACS President-elect
Oct06

Virtual Seminar: “Sustainability and Green Chemistry” with 2020 ACS President-elect

On Friday, October 30th, California State University, Sacramento is hosing a seminar by Dr. H. N. Cheng, 2020 President-elect, ACS. The talk is entitled “Sustainability and Green Chemistry”. The talk will be on Zoom from 1-2 PM. Click here for a flyer for the event for more information.

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2020 Flavors of Chemistry: Plant Terpenes
Sep04

2020 Flavors of Chemistry: Plant Terpenes

We are pleased to announce that our 6th Annual Flavors of Chemistry will be occurring virtually on Thursday, October 8th, via Zoom. The talk will be from 3–4 PM, with a BYOC (bring your own coffee) networking social starting at 2:30 PM. The event will feature Prof. Philipp Zerbe talking about plant-derived terpenoids. Investigating Plant Terpene Metabolism for Agricultural and Bioproduct Applications Terpenoids form the largest and...

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Register Now for the NorCal SETAC ​29th Annual Meeting – September 21-24, 2020
Sep04

Register Now for the NorCal SETAC ​29th Annual Meeting – September 21-24, 2020

Registration is open for the annual meeting of NorCal Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC)! Click here to get your spot.  

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25th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference Call for Symposia June 14-16, 2021
Sep04

25th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference Call for Symposia June 14-16, 2021

The 25th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering (GC&E) Conference Call for Symposia is now open. Brought to you by the American Chemical Society’s Green Chemistry Institute® (ACS GCI), the conference will be held June 14-16, 2021. The Call for Symposia is your opportunity to shape the technical sessions to be considered for next year’s conference. Proposals are due October 9, 2020, at 5 p.m. EDT (GMT-4). 2021 Conference Theme...

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Diversity in Chemistry Career Panel
Aug09
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Local Students Host COVID-19 Virtual STEM Fair – Sign Up!
Aug03

Local Students Host COVID-19 Virtual STEM Fair – Sign Up!

Get ready for the COVID-19 Virtual STEM Fair! It’s an online science fair designed to counteract the lack of academic activities during the global pandemic. Click here to learn more about project requirements Participants are encouraged to further their knowledge in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) through project based learning. Any student that resides within Sacramento or Yolo County and is in grades 6 –...

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Virtual ACS Kids Zone August 15th
Aug03

Virtual ACS Kids Zone August 15th

It is with great excitement that ACS announces a Virtual Kids Zone event taking place on Saturday, August 15 from 3-5 pm Eastern. Host Bibiana Campos Seijo, Editor-in-Chief of Chemical & Engineering News, will lead viewers through four activities from experienced science educators, like reigning Miss America and biochemist, Miss Camille Schrier, chemistry teacher recently featured on local/national media, Jonte Lee, and other...

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Registration is Open for the ACS Fall 2020 Virtual Meeting & Expo
Jul31

Registration is Open for the ACS Fall 2020 Virtual Meeting & Expo

REGISTRATION IS OPEN In a time when world events have otherwise limited sharing science, ACS is excited to produce a new experience and event – the ACS Fall 2020 Virtual Meeting & Exposition. Register and join us August 17 – 20 for Live and Broadcast Sessions featuring interactive video Q&A, On Demand Oral and Poster Presentations, Networking and Special Events, as well as a full Exposition. REGISTER...

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Announcing the First C&EN Futures Festival
Jul31

Announcing the First C&EN Futures Festival

AUGUST 25-26   C&EN invites you to the inaugural C&EN Futures Festival, presented by the American Chemical Society. The Futures Festival is a forward-looking forum featuring the people, ideas, and discoveries that will shape the future of science.   Join scientific leaders from industry and academia this August 25-26 to explore what lies ahead, and what we must do to solve for that future.   This free two-day...

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ACS Fall 2020 Meeting Held Online Only
Jun18

ACS Fall 2020 Meeting Held Online Only

The ACS Fall 2020 VIRTUAL Meeting & Expo will be held August 17-20, 2020 online only. Details for attendees, presenters, and organizers will be announced over the coming days and weeks. Visit the Frequently Asked Questions page for updated general information.

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2-day Virtual Short Course – Intro to Polymer Science & Engineering
Apr27

2-day Virtual Short Course – Intro to Polymer Science & Engineering

Introduction to Polymer Science and Engineering Presented by Prof. Gary Wnek, Case Western Reserve University June 8 and 9, 2020 A Two-Day Short Course, Web-Based Live Presentation Organized by the Golden Gate Polymer Forum Overview This two-day short course will be presented by a recognized expert in the field of Polymer Science and Engineering. The course is designed to introduce scientists, engineers, or other professionals to...

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Register Now for the Free GC&E Virtual Conference
Apr27

Register Now for the Free GC&E Virtual Conference

Registration is now open for the 24th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering (GC&E) Virtual Conference, hosted by the ACS Green Chemistry Institute®. Originally scheduled for June 16-18, 2020, in Seattle, Washington, GC&E has gone virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Virtual Conference is free and will take place June 15-19, 2020. Register for free here Registration will include: Access to all conference programming...

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Submit your abstracts for Pacifichem 2020
Apr27

Submit your abstracts for Pacifichem 2020

ACS invites you to submit abstracts to The International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies 2020 (Pacifichem 2020). Abstract submission for Pacifichem 2020 has been extended to Friday, May 15. Meeting registration will open on Wednesday, July 15. The 2020 International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies (PAC CHEM™), will take place in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, December 15-20, 2020. Pacifichem 2020 will be the...

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Congratulations to the 2020 R. Bryan Miller Symposium winners!
Apr27

Congratulations to the 2020 R. Bryan Miller Symposium winners!

The 20th Annual R. Bryan Miller Symposium took place on March 5th and 6th, 2020 on the campus of UC Davis. The speaker lineup was top-notch, including plenary lectures by Bob Bergman (UCB) and Jennifer Doudna (UCB), Keynote lectures by Cynthia Burroughs (Utah) and Eric Anslyn (UT Austin), and many additional lectures from chemists in both academia and the pharmaceutical industry. The student poster session, sponsored by SAC ACS, had a...

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