Webinar: Analytical Chemistry Seminar
Feb02

Webinar: Analytical Chemistry Seminar

Dr. Candice Ulmer from the CDC will present “Analytical Considerations in the Development of Routine and Reference Measurement Procedures for Clinical Measurement Reporting.” The webinar will take place February 17th at 10 AM PDT as part of the The Analytical Chemistry Diversity Colloquium. See the attached flyer for more information.

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Submit an Abstract to the 25th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference
Feb02

Submit an Abstract to the 25th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference

The ACS Green Chemistry Institute invites you to submit an abstract to the 25th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference. Being held virtually from June 14-18, 2021, the conference will feature five days of programming, more than 30 oral and poster sessions with time for Q&A, and many opportunities for online networking. Abstracts are due February 15. Browse the symposia and submit here

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Early Registration: Polymeric Materials for Additive Manufacturing
Feb02

Early Registration: Polymeric Materials for Additive Manufacturing

The San Francisco Bay Area polymer science organization, the Golden Gate Polymer Forum, is sponsoring a 3-Day Live Virtual Short Course: Polymeric Materials for Additive Manufacturing (commonly called 3D Printing), March 29-31. It will be taught by Prof. Timothy Long, Arizona State University, and Professors Christopher Williams and Michael Bortner, both of Virginia Tech, all of whom are experts in the topic.  The course requires no...

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ACS CHAS: Empowering Academic Researchers to Strengthen Safety Culture Workshop
Feb01

ACS CHAS: Empowering Academic Researchers to Strengthen Safety Culture Workshop

The ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety  Empowering Academic Researchers to Strengthen Safety Culture Sunday, February 7th, 2 PM to 6 PM ET by Zoom. $25 per attendee This 4-hour workshop is primarily directed at researchers in academic institutions that may include graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, and undergraduate students. Faculty and safety staff are also very much encouraged to participate. Register and Find more...

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Webinar: Transmission and Mitigation of COVID in Healthcare Settings
Feb01

Webinar: Transmission and Mitigation of COVID in Healthcare Settings

ACS Division of Environmental Chemistry Transmission and Mitigation of COVID in Healthcare Settings February 3rd, 2021 at 12:00 PM PDT Register Here During this talk Dr. Chetan Jinadatha will discuss the potential for COVID-19 transmission in the health care setting. Prevention of transmission to healthcare workers is of paramount importance for continued fight against COVID-19. Caring for patients with COVID-19 in hospitals presents...

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ACS Webinar: Tips for Applying to Grad School
Feb01

ACS Webinar: Tips for Applying to Grad School

Are you considering a graduate degree in chemistry? Join ACS Fellow Brian Gibney of Brooklyn College and the City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate Center as he discusses everything you need to know about pursuing a graduate degree in chemistry. Wednesday, February 3rd @ 11 AM -12 PM PDT During this free interactive broadcast, get lesser-known advice about how to apply and prepare, where the international opportunities are, and...

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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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Remembering Dr. Marilyn Olmstead
Dec18

Remembering Dr. Marilyn Olmstead

It is with deep sadness that we observe the passing of Dr. Marilyn Olmstead, Professor Emerita of Chemistry, on September 30, 2020. Dr. Olmstead characterized with X-ray crystallography the first ever endohedral metallofullerene and first-ever non-IPR obeying endohedral metallofullerene, and she was one of the world’s foremost and most prolific fullerene crystallographers. At the time of her passing, Dr. Olmstead had an H-Index of 84,...

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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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Chemistry Shorts: brief films that spotlight innovative chemistry
Nov30

Chemistry Shorts: brief films that spotlight innovative chemistry

Chemistry Shorts is a new series of brief films that spotlight innovative ways that chemists and chemical engineers are working to solve important problems and create new opportunities. Each film is accompanied by a lesson plan that offers suggestions on how to integrate it into the classroom. The first three films and lesson plans are available at chemistryshorts.org and on YouTube.

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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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ACS Spring 2021 will be Virtual
Nov30

ACS Spring 2021 will be Virtual

From ACS Chief Executive Officer, Tom Connelly: “I am reaching out today to share the news that we will hold our spring 2021 ACS meeting entirely virtually April 5-16, 2021. Meeting virtually for ACS Spring 2021 will enable the meaningful sharing of scientific information, while ensuring everyone’s safety. Originally planned as an in-person event in San Antonio, TX, in March 2021, the meeting was transitioned to a virtual event as a...

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NCW Poem Submission
Nov12

NCW Poem Submission

Check out this wonderful illustrated poem celebrating National Chemistry Week! Credit to Jazlyn Leavy, 11th grade, Sheldon High School.

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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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Free Three-year Membership for ACS-Certified Graduates
Sep04

Free Three-year Membership for ACS-Certified Graduates

All students graduating this Spring with an ACS-Certified Chemistry Degree are eligible for a FREE, 3-year membership to ACS with full benefits and access to all our resources. It’s our way of rewarding them for their hard work and dedication. Click here for information on how to take advantage of this offer. Please let upcoming graduates know about this opportunity and help them understand the many benefits they’ll receive with...

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