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.
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,...
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...
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...
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,...
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.
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...
HS Science Fair Looking for Volunteer Judges April 6
After a two-year break, the School of Engineering and Sciences are making final arrangements for their 2022 Science Fair. They are looking for volunteer judges for the event. The official date of the event is April 6th. Judges will be asked to arrive at 2:30pm for a pregame meeting, with snacks and beverages. Judges will be placed into categories, packets will be distributed, and the instructions for the judging process will be...
Insect Chemistry: Earth Day Event April 23rd
The Cal section is hosting a ZOOM event for Earth Day titled “The BUZZ about BUGS: Insect Chemistry” April 23rd. For more information, please contact Sheila Kanodia at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit their website here. Click here for a copy of the flyer.
Cal ACS Hosting Virtual Career Talk Feb. 22
Our friends at the California ACS section are hosting Dr. Randall Ribaudo and his talk: “Getting Your First Job: How To Become ‘Business-Ready’ To Stand Out Against Your Competition” On Tuesday, Feb. 22 at 12-1 PM. The event will be on Zoom. Click here to register for the free event.
Cal ACS Hosting Global Women’s Breakfast + Speed Networking Event
IUPAC’s annual Global Women’s Breakfast is Wednesday, Feb 16th. To celebrate, Cal ACS is hosting a Virtual Networking Session. See the flyer below. Click here to register!
Volunteer at Sac School of Engineering & Sciences “Meet a Pro” Day
The Sacramento School of Engineering and Sciences is looking for professionals working in STEM. The goal is to provide opportunities for all their students to meet professionals who currently work in the engineering and science fields. The event will be held virtually Friday, February 25th. If you are interested, or for information please contact email@example.com or at 916-395-5040.
The Fungus Among Us-Fusarium Mycotoxins in Water and Food
The California ACS section is hosting a free Zoom talk entitled “The Fungus Among Us-Fusarium Mycotoxins in Water and Food” by Prof. Daniel Snow of the University of Nebraska – Lincoln. The talk will be January 18th 12-1 PM. Click here to register for the talk. Click here to share the flyer.
ACS Fall 2022 – Abstracts Open
Submit your abstracts for oral and poster presentations for ACS Fall 2022. The theme, Sustainability in a Changing World, will be at the core of programming. Sessions for the hybrid meeting will be held in Chicago, IL and virtually, August 21 – 25, 2022. Those who wish to submit an abstract will have the option of selecting a virtual or in-person during abstract submission. ACS Meetings & Expositions bring together chemistry...
ACS Spring 2022 Registration Opens January 17
Register and join the global chemistry community in person or virtually for the hybrid ACS Spring 2022, taking place March 20-24, in San Diego, CA. The meeting theme, “Bonding Through Chemistry,” will be at the core of programming for this hybrid event. Explore the Schedule-at-a-Glance to find the overall meeting schedule, including information on hybrid, in-person, and live virtual sessions. Vaccination Requirements ACS...
Video Link for 2021 Flavors of Chemistry Talk
On September 25th the Sacramento ACS section hosted its annual Flavors of Chemistry event. This is the time when we acknowledge our longest-participating members and this year Dr. Roy Whiteker, Dr. Willy Kollmeyer, Dr. William Jackson, Karl Bucholz, and Dr. Bruce Boss all received special recognition. The guest speaker of the main presentation was Dr. Sean LaFond, Director of Flavor for Verofolia, located in Healdsburg, CA, and...
Nominations Open for 2022 Outstanding High School Chemistry Teacher Award
Nominations are now open for the 2022 ACS Sacramento Outstanding High School Chemistry Teacher Award. The Award is presented annually to a high school chemistry teacher who has demonstrated an excellent ability to teach and inspire students to pursue careers in science within the Sacramento Section of ACS. The Sacramento Section of the ACS will present the winner with a certificate and a check for $500. In addition, the winner’s...
ACS Chemical Health & Safety Workshop “Empowering Academic Researchers to Strengthen Safety Culture”
The ACS Chemical Health & Safety division is hosting a 4-hour workshop entitled “Empowering Academic Researchers to Strengthen Safety Culture” on Sunday October 17th from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM PT by Zoom. Click here to learn more and register.
EPA Webinar: Valuing Aquatic Ecosystem Health at a National Scale
Registration is now open for EPA’s Water Research Webinar on Valuing Aquatic Ecosystem Health at a National Scale: Modeling Biological Indicators Across Space and Time. This webinar will be held on Wednesday, September 29, from 11:00-12:00pm PDT, with an optional Q&A session from 12:00-12:15pm PDT. A webinar will be offered every other month that will focus on EPA water research. Please spread the word! To register, please click...
Call for Senior Volunteers Attending Rocky Mountain Regional Meeting
The Younger Chemists Committee (YCC) is looking to partner with the Senior Chemists Committee (SCC) for a networking event during the Rocky Mountain Regional Meeting, occurring in Tucson, Arizona from October 20-23rd. The YCC is hosting a mini networking event, where younger chemists can practice their interviewing skills, and have the senior chemists interview them! They are currently looking for senior chemist volunteers who could...