Cal ACS Hosting Virtual Career Talk Feb. 22
Feb13

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.

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Cal ACS Hosting Global Women’s Breakfast + Speed Networking Event
Feb08

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!  

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Volunteer at Sac School of Engineering & Sciences “Meet a Pro” Day
Feb06

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 carla-dibasilio@scusd.edu or at 916-395-5040.

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The Fungus Among Us-Fusarium Mycotoxins in Water and Food
Jan14

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.

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ACS Fall 2022 – Abstracts Open
Jan14

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...

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ACS Spring 2022 Registration Opens January 17
Jan14

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...

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Video Link for 2021 Flavors of Chemistry Talk
Dec10

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...

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Nominations Open for 2022 Outstanding High School Chemistry Teacher Award
Dec05

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...

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ACS Chemical Health & Safety Workshop “Empowering Academic Researchers to Strengthen Safety Culture”
Oct05

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.

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EPA Webinar: Valuing Aquatic Ecosystem Health at a National Scale
Sep23

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...

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Call for Senior Volunteers Attending Rocky Mountain Regional Meeting
Sep16

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...

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ACS Spring 2022 Now Accepting Abstracts
Sep16

ACS Spring 2022 Now Accepting Abstracts

Submit your abstracts for oral and poster presentations for ACS Spring 2022. The theme, Bonding Through Chemistry, will be at the core of programming. Sessions for the hybrid meeting (in-person & virtual) will be held in San Diego, CA, and virtually, March 20 – 24, 2022. Those who wish to submit an abstract will have the option of selecting a virtual or in-person abstract submission. While ACS Spring 2022 is planned as a...

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California Sea Grant: Ocean Acidification and Hypoxia: Request for Proposals
Aug02

California Sea Grant: Ocean Acidification and Hypoxia: Request for Proposals

California Sea Grant and the California Ocean Protection Council (OPC) are now soliciting proposals for monitoring, research, and synthesis projects that will enhance our understanding of ocean acidification and hypoxia on biological vulnerability. This funding opportunity will support the collection of new chemical or ecological observations or species response data. For more information, click here.

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2021 Flavors of Chemistry: Complex Flavor Creation
Aug01

2021 Flavors of Chemistry: Complex Flavor Creation

We are pleased to announce that our 7th Annual Flavors of Chemistry will be occurring in-person at UC Davis with a live-stream on Saturday, September 25th. The presentation will be from 2:30–4 PM, with a networking social starting at 2 PM. The event will feature Dr. Sean LaFond talking about flavor creation. Complex Flavor Creation: Eliciting Emotion with Chemicals The food we eat, the beverages we drink, and the environment we live...

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Student Travel Award Opportunities
Aug01

Student Travel Award Opportunities

ACS Sacramento Section is proud to offer $250 student travel awards to the 2021 ACS fall meeting in Atlanta and the Rocky Mountain Regional meeting in Tucson. The applications are due September 10th to Slava Bekker. For details, click here.

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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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