Upcoming Live Virtual 3-Day Short Course: Adhesion Science: Principles and Practice
Jul11

Upcoming Live Virtual 3-Day Short Course: Adhesion Science: Principles and Practice

The San Francisco Bay Area polymer science organization, the Golden Gate Polymer Forum, is sponsoring a short course: Adhesion Science: Principles and Practice, Oct. 26, 27, and 29.          taught by Prof. Tim Long, Arizona State University Prof. David A. Dillard, Virginia Tech Prof. Mike Bortner, Virginia Tech Dr. Giles Dillingham, BTG Labs All instructors are true experts in the topics and experienced teachers.  The course requires...

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Register for Agro Webinar by Steve Duke
Jul11

Register for Agro Webinar by Steve Duke

Please join the next AGRO Lunch and Learn webinar on July 21st at Noon Eastern US time. Dr. Steve Duke from University of Mississippi will present a webinar on “New Herbicide Modes of Action for New Commercial Herbicides – Searching for the Holy Grail”. Click here to register.

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Career Panel and Networking Event June 2nd
Jun01

Career Panel and Networking Event June 2nd

ACS Silicon Valley is hosting a career panel and networking event Jun 2nd, 7 – 9 PM. Click here for the free registration.

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CDFA Soliciting Public Comments On Conservation Agriculture Planning Grant
May20

CDFA Soliciting Public Comments On Conservation Agriculture Planning Grant

The Dept. of Food and Ag is welcoming public comments on its proposed Conservation Agriculture Planning Grant Program Draft Request for Proposals. There is no funding for this new program at the present time. The program has been under development for a year with consideration of stakeholder input and oversight from the Environmental Farming Act Science Advisory Panel. This new program would fund the development of a plan to help...

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Free Agilent Beverage Virtual Seminar
May20

Free Agilent Beverage Virtual Seminar

Agilent is hosting a free, 2-hour seminar on analyses of beer/brewed beverages chemistry Tuesday, May 25th, 2 PM EST. It will cover a wide range of topics, like ICP-QQQ, HS-GC-μECD, and HS-SPME-GC-MS. Click here to register, plus to gain access to their previous seminars on distilled spirits and wine.  

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Local Earth Day Illustrated Poem Winner
May20

Local Earth Day Illustrated Poem Winner

Check out this wonderful illustrated poem celebrating National Chemistry Week! Credit to Nimrit Kaur, a senior at Sheldon High School.  

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Embracing & Advancing Inclusion & Equity Across the American Chemical Society with ACS President-Elect Angela Wilson
May10

Embracing & Advancing Inclusion & Equity Across the American Chemical Society with ACS President-Elect Angela Wilson

Please join the California, Portland, and Puget Sound local sections as we build community along the West Coast by coming together for a virtual meeting. We are delighted to host Professor Angela Wilson who will speak about issues that bridge the Local and National levels of the ACS. Dr. Wilson will also focus on how science advocacy can be strengthened through diversity and inclusion. The presentation will be followed by a Q&A....

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Dr. H. N. Cheng Presents Future Prospects and Opportunities for Chemistry
May10

Dr. H. N. Cheng Presents Future Prospects and Opportunities for Chemistry

Please join ACS and Southeastern Louisiana University Tuesday May 25th 3 PM – 5 PM PDT. ACS President Dr. H. N. Cheng will discuss future prospects opportunities in chemistry. H. N. Cheng is the 2021 President of the American Chemical Society (ACS). He has served in leadership positions in several ACS committees and task forces at national levels, as well as being active at various capacities in local sections and technical...

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Joe Crisologo, State Scientist, Shares Thoughts on His Career
Apr27

Joe Crisologo, State Scientist, Shares Thoughts on His Career

Join us on May 6th, where Joe Crisologo will virtually present “When you come to a fork in the road, take it.” about his 32-year career with the State, and what he learned along the way. Joe has a BS in Chemical Engineering and an MBA degree. The talk will be from 4–5 PM. You can register here! Click here for a copy of the flyer.

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CA Natural Resources Agency Earth Day Events
Apr21

CA Natural Resources Agency Earth Day Events

Join the California Natural Resources Agency April 19-23 for online events celebrating the 51st anniversary of Earth Day! Click here to view Monday’s event: Secretary of the CNRA, Wade Crowfoot, and Secretary Jared Blumenfeld of CalEPA discuss “Pacific Crest Trail to Planet”

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Earth Week Illustrated Poem Contest
Apr21

Earth Week Illustrated Poem Contest

The Cal ACS annual poem contest is now open! K-12 applicants must submit their entry by April 25, 2021. The theme is “reducing our footprint with chemistry”. Submit your entry here.

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Virtual Earth Week Event: Reducing Our Footprint with Chemistry
Apr21

Virtual Earth Week Event: Reducing Our Footprint with Chemistry

Cal ACS is hosting a family-friendly Zoom Earth Day event on Saturday, April 24 from 11 am – 3 pm Pacific. Events will include demos and short lectures. There will be two sessions, at 11 AM and 1 PM, so join us LIVE for either (or both!). A Zoom link will be sent to registered participants shortly before the event. More info and RSVP at here.

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AC/DC Virtual Seminar: Nanosensors for Imaging the Chemistry of the Body
Apr13

AC/DC Virtual Seminar: Nanosensors for Imaging the Chemistry of the Body

ACS Sacramento is pleased to share the information below with members of the section.

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ACS Webinar: Transformations of Trace Contaminants in Nature-Based Treatment Systems
Apr01

ACS Webinar: Transformations of Trace Contaminants in Nature-Based Treatment Systems

Please join Cal ACS for the following webinar: Transformations of Trace Contaminants in Nature-Based Treatment Systems Presented by Dr. Rachel Scholes Tuesday, April 6th 12 – 1 pm Pacific Dr. Rachel Scholes investigates the occurrence, transformation, and removal of contaminants affecting the environment and human health. Her research includes optimizing the treatment of trace contaminants in water and wastewater, with a...

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Food Fraud: Combating Adulteration in Olive and Avocado Oils
Mar25

Food Fraud: Combating Adulteration in Olive and Avocado Oils

Join Selina Wang of UC Davis to discover the chemistry of the cooking oils in your cupboard. During this free interactive broadcast she will discuss her over-a-decade experience studying olive oil purity and quality and how these practices can be applied to food adulteration challenges now facing the avocado oil industry. Wednesday, April 7, 2021 @ 2-3pm ET Register for free here with the creation of an ACS ID What You Will Learn What...

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USC Sea Grant recruiting Community Engaged Intern
Mar25

USC Sea Grant recruiting Community Engaged Intern

University of Southern California Sea Grant seeks to recruit a Community Engaged Intern for the summer of 2021. The intern will be funded to complete a research project that is relevant to the student’s studies and their community. Click here to learn how to apply and what materials should be submitted. Materials must be submitted by 5:00 pm on April 16, 2021. The Community Engaged Internship (CEI) for Undergraduate Students aims to...

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Virtual Wild and Scenic Film Festival
Mar08

Virtual Wild and Scenic Film Festival

Celebrate Earth Day Online- Virtual Wild and Scenic Film Festival April 22, 2021 7:00 PM The Wild & Scenic Film Festival comes to the Sierra virtually for a second year in celebration of Earth Day: For the last 15 years the Sierra Nevada Alliance welcomed you to South Lake Tahoe for Wild & Scenic Film Festival On Tour. This year things are different, so we are bringing the festival to you! Join Sierra Nevada Alliance this...

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Status of ACS National Meeting Fall 2021, “Resilience of Chemistry”
Mar08

Status of ACS National Meeting Fall 2021, “Resilience of Chemistry”

Updates on the Fall 2021 ACS National Meeting from the AGRO Division: The ACS Fall 2021 meeting sessions will be held in Atlanta and virtually from August 22-26, 2021. The AGRO Division will have virtual sessions only at this meeting. Abstract submission will open on March 15, 2021 and close on April 12, 2021. A link to the submission site will be sent in a subsequent communication. You are encouraged for prompt submission of...

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Virtual Seminar: Microbe-pollutant interactions between fluorinated fire-fighting foams and bioremediation of hydrocarbons and chlorinated solvents
Mar05

Virtual Seminar: Microbe-pollutant interactions between fluorinated fire-fighting foams and bioremediation of hydrocarbons and chlorinated solvents

Microbe-pollutant interactions between fluorinated fire-fighting foams and bioremediation of hydrocarbons and chlorinated solvents Christopher Olivares, PhD Tuesday – March 9, 2021 – 5:00 to 6:30 PM (Pacific) Online Zoom Event Microbes are fantastic chemists that can alter the fate of contaminants, but co-occurring contaminants can inhibit or stimulate microbial processes. In this talk we will look at case studies with per- and...

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Research Funding Opportunities from California Sea Grant
Mar05

Research Funding Opportunities from California Sea Grant

The California Sea Grant College Program is now soliciting proposals for projects to begin on or after February 1, 2022. The program is releasing two simultaneous funding calls: 2022 Aquaculture Awards: For faculty, research staff, and scientists at universities and institutions, for aquaculture research. 2022 Graduate Research Fellowships: For graduate student-led projects on any topic connected to our strategic plan, except...

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