San Joaquin Delta College Hosts Demos for NCW
Nov08

San Joaquin Delta College Hosts Demos for NCW

San Joaquin Delta College brought back their annual chemistry demos to celebrate National Chemistry Week on October 27th. The return of the popular show featured several spectacular science experiments after a 3-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Check out some great shots below from Emeritus Chemist, Mr. Julius Hastings.

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2022 R. Bryan Miller Symposium and Richard Larock Undergraduate Research Conference
Oct13

2022 R. Bryan Miller Symposium and Richard Larock Undergraduate Research Conference

The 2022 Richard Larock Undergraduate Research Conference, the first in-person event hosted by the chemistry department since 2020, brings together students and professors from all chemistry research areas. The conference comprised student research presentations and a keynote speaker. This year’s keynote lecture featured Department of Chemistry alumna Kimberly Prather, who is now a Distinguished Professor at UC San Diego and...

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San Diego ACS Hosting Biomedical Talk
Oct03

San Diego ACS Hosting Biomedical Talk

Our friends at the San Diego ACS section are hosting Dr. John A. Rogers with a talk titled “Materials for Electronics That Can Dissolve in Your Body”. The presentation will be October 18th at 7 PM. Click here to register for this fascinating talk! About the talk: A remarkable feature of modern integrated circuit technology is its ability to operate in a stable fashion, almost indefinitely, without physical or chemical...

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ACS Spring 2023 Call for Abstracts
Sep16

ACS Spring 2023 Call for Abstracts

ACS Spring 2023 invites researchers from around the globe to submit an abstract for oral and poster presentations by Monday, October 17. The theme, Crossroads of Chemistry, will be at the core of programming. Sessions for the hybrid meeting will be held in Indianapolis, in-person and virtually, from March 26 – 30, 2023. Those who wish to submit an abstract can select virtual or in-person during abstract submission. Visit the...

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Volunteer with SacACS/MoSAC for National Chemistry Week!
Sep15

Volunteer with SacACS/MoSAC for National Chemistry Week!

Sacramento ACS is partnering with the SMUD Museum of Science and Curiosity (MoSAC) for this year’s National Chemistry Week! We will be putting on a demonstration about the chemistry of cotton and linen October 15th and 16th, 11-3. We need volunteers to help make this a great event! Email Slava Bekker if you can make it.

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Virtual Talk: Transparent Solar Cells, Smarter Windows, and Reducing the Carbon Footprint
Sep15

Virtual Talk: Transparent Solar Cells, Smarter Windows, and Reducing the Carbon Footprint

Did you know that running air conditioning accounts for about 4% of worldwide CO2 emissions? That’s comparable to the yearly CO­2 emissions from Germany and Canada combined! ACS San Diego is hosting a fascinating lecture by Nick Davy, Ph.D. who will discuss his company’s game-changing smart dynamic window technology that can turn windows into solar cells, and bring us closer to a sustainable future, September 22. Click here to...

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Upcoming Two-Day Virtual Course on Medical Polymers
Sep15

Upcoming Two-Day Virtual Course on Medical Polymers

The San Francisco Bay Area polymer science organization, the Golden Gate Polymer Forum, is sponsoring a two-day virtual short course in November 2nd and 4th:  Polymers for Medical Applications. See below for more details. For more information and to register, click here. Course Overview Polymers are increasingly finding use in medicine. Natural, synthetic, and biomimetic polymeric materials will be discussed in the context of the key...

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ACS Spring 2023 Meeting Now Taking Abstracts
Aug25

ACS Spring 2023 Meeting Now Taking Abstracts

Submit your abstracts for oral and poster presentations for ACS Spring 2023. The theme, Crossroads of Chemistry, will be at the core of programming. Sessions for the hybrid meeting will be held in Indianapolis, in-person and virtually, March 26 – 30, 2023. Those who wish to submit an abstract will have the option of selecting virtual or in-person during abstract submission. ACS Meetings & Expositions bring together chemistry...

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ACS Fall 2022 Registration Open!
Jun22

ACS Fall 2022 Registration Open!

Registration is now open for the hybrid Fall 2022 meeting! The event will be in Chicago (and online) August 21-25. Click here to register and to see the program.

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Register for San Diego ACS MEDCHEM Symposium
Jun22

Register for San Diego ACS MEDCHEM Symposium

Our friends at San Diego ACS are hosting a Virtual Medical Chemistry Symposium Friday, July 15th 8:25-11 AM. Check out the flyer below to register.

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Submit an abstract for the Western Regional Meeting 2022
May25

Submit an abstract for the Western Regional Meeting 2022

The 2022 Western Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada, at the Flamingo Hotel & Casino Convention Center October 19-22, 2022. This four-day event hosted by the ACS-Southern Nevada local section (ACS-SNS) will highlight achievements, peak challenges, and opportunities in the ACS western region and beyond Click here for more information and to submit an abstract.

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Register now for the National Organic Chemistry Symposium 2022
May25

Register now for the National Organic Chemistry Symposium 2022

The ACS’s Division of Organic Chemistry is hosting their 47th National Symposium in San Diego June 26-30th. Click here for more information and to register.

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Share a video for Capitol Hill Ocean Week 2022!
May25

Share a video for Capitol Hill Ocean Week 2022!

The Marine Sanctuary Foundation’s Capitol Hill Ocean Week 2022 will look back 50 years, and forward to the future of our ocean and Great Lakes. Join them as we Sea: The Future, and say what you envision for the next 50 years of ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes conservation. Make a short video about why you care about the ocean and what you are doing in your daily life to make a difference, and you might see your video featured...

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Cal ACS Hosting Zoom Meeting on Thriving in Today’s World
May15

Cal ACS Hosting Zoom Meeting on Thriving in Today’s World

The Women’s Chemist Committee (WCC) of California ACS is hosting a Zoom meeting on Saturday, May 21st entitled “How to Thrive (Not Just Survive) as a Woman in Today’s World” on Saturday, May 21st. The talk will be at 11 AM, preceded by a free-form chatting session at 10:30. Click here for a flyer for the event. You can register for the free event here.

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Part-time Assistants Needed for UCD PhD Student
May15

Part-time Assistants Needed for UCD PhD Student

Seeking two or three part-time, temporary assistants for a blind chemist who is pursuing a Ph.D. at UC Davis. Will assist in graduate-level courses: Physical Organic (fall quarter), Spectroscopy (winter quarter), and Biological Chemistry or Organic Synthesis or similar (spring quarter). Duties include: Reading lecture notes, worksheets, books, journal articles, etc., including describing chemical structures, reaction mechanisms,...

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Sac ACS Celebrates Earth Day in the Park
May03

Sac ACS Celebrates Earth Day in the Park

The Sacramento Section of the ACS joined forces with the Environmental Council of Sacramento (ECOS) to celebrate Earth Day in Southside Park. A well-organized event and beautiful spring weather drew many families to the festivities. This year’s theme was The Buzz About Bugs – Insect Chemistry and kids of all ages enjoyed our Jumping Bugs and Bugs to Dye For demonstrations. Our participation was made possible by the Sacramento...

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May 4th Virtual Talk: How Color Changed the World
May01

May 4th Virtual Talk: How Color Changed the World

Fashion, Pharmaceuticals, Food and Fun: How Color Changed the World San Diego ACS is hosting a virtual talk May 4th at 7 PM About the author: Mary Virginia Orna is Professor Emeritus of Chemistry at College of New Rochelle. She holds a Ph.D. in analytical chemistry from Fordham University. Dr. Orna has lectured and published in the areas of color chemistry and archaeological chemistry. Her 2013 book, The Chemical History of Color, was...

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ACS San Diego Hosting Virtual Talk “Learning to Fly as a Medical Device Start-up” April 20
Apr16

ACS San Diego Hosting Virtual Talk “Learning to Fly as a Medical Device Start-up” April 20

Our friends at ACS San Diego are hosting a virtual presentation at 7 PM on April 20th, titled “Learning to Fly as a Medical Device Start-up”. About the Talk: This talk will cover lessons learned since the idea of PyrAmes was hatched in 2015 to spin out of Stanford University with sensor technology from Prof. Zhenan Bao’s research on electronic skin. About the Speaker: Xina Quan is the Co-founder & CEO of PyrAmes,...

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April 20th: Virtual Seminar on Microextractions
Apr06

April 20th: Virtual Seminar on Microextractions

Dr. Emanuela Gionfriddo (Univ. of Toledo) will be giving a talk at the ACS AC/DC (Analytical Chemistry Diversity Colloquium) monthly seminar. Click HERE to register.

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ACS April 7 Virtual Office Hour: How to Write a Resume
Apr01

ACS April 7 Virtual Office Hour: How to Write a Resume

Join the American Chemical Society Thursday, April 7th at 12pm ET for our monthly themed Virtual Office Hour! During this FREE virtual career guidance session, “How to Write a Resume” will feature a presentation reviewing the critical steps to prepare, and stand out on your resume to best help you stand out! After this eye-opening session, you will have the opportunity to network in small groups led by ACS Career...

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