Savannah Conlon Wins Student Travel Grant
Jun18

Savannah Conlon Wins Student Travel Grant

The ACS Sacramento Section has awarded Savannah Conlon with a travel award to attend an upcoming ACS National Meeting, where she will present her work titled “Excision of oxidatively damaged bases in G-quadruplexes by the DNA glycosylases NEIL1 and NEIL3.” The $250 travel award will help with travel and lodging costs associated with the meeting. Savannah received her B.S. from University of California, Santa Cruz in 2017, and began...

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ACS Fall 2020 Meeting Held Online Only
Jun18

ACS Fall 2020 Meeting Held Online Only

The ACS Fall 2020 VIRTUAL Meeting & Expo will be held August 17-20, 2020 online only. Details for attendees, presenters, and organizers will be announced over the coming days and weeks. Visit the Frequently Asked Questions page for updated general information.

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View Scientific Posters and Presentations Virtually Through SciMeetings
Apr28

View Scientific Posters and Presentations Virtually Through SciMeetings

Every year, hundreds of thousands of researchers share their research findings at in-person conferences. Scientific content created for these conferences has traditionally been limited to the audience at that event, with no wider distribution or long-term preservation. SciMeetings, a service developed by the American Chemical Society (ACS) through its Publications Division, will expand the reach and impact of early-stage research and...

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Cancellation of ACS Spring 2020 National Meeting
Mar09

Cancellation of ACS Spring 2020 National Meeting

Safety is a core value of the American Chemical Society, and as such the health and well-being of our members, community and staff are paramount. As a result, we are cancelling (terminating) the ACS Spring 2020 National Meeting & Expo scheduled for March 22-26, 2020, in Philadelphia. Our decision was based on several factors, including, but not limited to: The Governor of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania signed an emergency...

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Call for Abstracts – ACS Fall 2020 National Meeting
Jan22

Call for Abstracts – ACS Fall 2020 National Meeting

Moving Chemistry from Bench to Market, the ACS Fall 2020 National Meeting & Exposition, will be held in San Francisco, California, August 16–20, 2020. We are now accepting abstracts for oral and poster presentations! Visit the website to view all of the programming divisions and planned symposia. ACS National Meetings & Expositions bring together thousands of chemistry professionals from around the world to discover and share...

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ACS National Meeting Symposium: Water Scarcity
Sep30

ACS National Meeting Symposium: Water Scarcity

SYMPOSIUM WATER SCARCITY: Challenges for Agriculture ACS NATIONAL MEETING in SAN DIEGO, CA AUGUST 25, 2019  “Water scarcity is one of the greatest challenges of the twenty-first century.” FAO 2017 Agriculture is both a source and a victim of water scarcity. Currently half of the world’s population is living in areas that experience water scarcity for at least one month a year; about 70% of global water withdrawals are already...

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Chemistry of Water

The ACS opened the call for papers for the 258th ACS National Meeting in San Diego, California (August 25-29, 2019).  Division of Environmental Chemistry, ENVR is hosting 22 symposia surrounding the meeting theme, “Chemistry of Water,” an Emerging Investigators Symposium by the RSC Environmental Science Journals, and a General Environmental Chemistry poster session.  The link for further information about the symposiums is...

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Symposium: Water Scarcity: Challenges for Agriculture
Jan22

Symposium: Water Scarcity: Challenges for Agriculture

Purpose of Symposium “Water scarcity is one of the greatest challenges of the twenty-first century.” FAO 2017 Agriculture is both a source and a victim of water scarcity. Currently half of the world’s population is living in areas that experience water scarcity for at least one month a year; about 70% of global water withdrawals are already allocated to agriculture and livestock production; and a third of the world’s groundwater...

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Science of Sexual Harassment
Apr11

Science of Sexual Harassment

The Women Chemists’ Committee (WCC) and Chemical and Engineering News (C&EN) put on a special session at the Spring ACS National Meeting in New Orleans, LA in which the prevalence of sexual harassment in chemical fields was described and mitigation measures were discussed. Stephanie Hare, a graduate student at UC Davis, was one of the co-organizers and session co-chairs. The event was very well attended – at times the venue...

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