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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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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