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Chemistry Colors Our World

The New York Section of the American Chemical Society will celebrate National Chemistry Week
with an event on October 18, 2015 from 11 am - 4 pm at the New York Hall of Science.
The registration deadline is October 2, 2015.

The NY ACS is also sponsoring an Illustrated Poem Competition in conjunction with National Chemistry Week.

Download New York Hall of Science Event Call for Volunteers
Registration is now Open
Download Poem Competition Flyer (PDF)

Frontiers of Inorganic and Organometallic Chemistry
Lecture Series

Featuring Prof. Timothy Warren (Georgetown University), Prof. Maria Contel (Brooklyn College), Dr. Jenny Lockard (Rutgers University - Newark), Dr. Michael J. Williams (Merck) and Prof. Xaiver Roy (Columbia University)

Followed by an Inorganic, Organometallic and Nano (ION) Student and Postdoc Poster Social
Friday, September 18, 2015

Please register here
Download Flyer

Long Island Winery Tour
at Palmer Vineyards

Join your fellow ACS members for a tour of Palmer Vineyards on September 19, 2015.

Hosted by the Long Island Subsection, this annual event explains the science
behind wine throughout the winemaking process.
Saturday, September 19, 2015 from Noon to ~2 pm

Please register here, as space is limited.
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New York Local Section Employment Opportunities

Job seekers, please check out our Employment Opportunities webpage.

Employers, are you looking to reach a highly qualified pool of job applicants in the New York area ? If so, please send your job announcement to us via Email.

Call for Papers !

Calendar of Events

September 2015
9Chemical Marketing And Economics Group
Shaping the Future at Chemours
Speaker: Mark P. Vergnano, President and Chief Executive Officer
The Chemours Company
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14Long Island Subsection
Chocolate: Food of the Gods
Howard Peters, PhD, ,
Registration Website
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16Westchester Chemical Society
Science Cafe
Predatory bacteria: Potential "living antibiotics"?
Megan A. Ferguson, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Chemistry, SUNY New Paltz
17American Chemical Society
Paving Your Eligibility Pathway: Green Card Tips for Scientists, Professors and Researchers
18New York Local Section
Board of Directors Meeting
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18High School Teachers Topical Group
Physics at the Large Hadron Collider
Professor Rostislav Konoplich, Manhattan College
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18Inorganic And Organometallic Topical Group
Frontiers of Inorganic and Organometallic Chemistry Lecture Series
Featuring an Inorganic, Organometallic and Nano Chemistry Poster Session
Registration Website
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19Long Island Subsection
Palmer Vineyards Winery Tour
Registration Website
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30New York Local Section
Eastern Analytical Symposium - Poster Abstract Submission Deadline
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October 2015
1Chemical Marketing And Economics Group
Bayer CropScience: What is Next?
Speaker: Iain Kelly, Ph.D.
Research Fellow and Director Regulatory Policy and Issue Management
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1Long Island Subsection
Palladium-Catalyzed Carbocyclization Reactions Involving Carbene Insertions
Sean Devine, Ph.D., Department of Chemistry, LIU Post
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6Nanotechnology Discussion Group
Nanotechnology Symposium
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14Westchester Chemical Society
How Your Grandmother's Diet May Have Changed Your Life
Haley Clancy, Ph.D.,
Lieutenant Colonel, US Army
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry and Life Science, United States Military Academy, West Point, NY
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18New York Local Section
National Chemistry Week
Chemistry Colors Our World

Registration Website
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24New York Local Section
National Chemistry Week
Chemistry Colors Our World

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27Biochemical Topical Group
Phenotypic and Bio-marker Drug Discovery
This symposium aims to deepen our understanding of phenotypic drug discovery and to foster the exchange of ideas between industry-based and academic research scientists.
Add to Calendar
28Westchester Chemical Society
Science Cafe
The Natural Lifetime of Ideological Regimes
G. David Mendenhall, Ph.D., President, Eastern Sources, Inc.

Future Months
|November | December |

Mr. Met Celebrates National Chemistry Week !

Mr. Met at National Chemistry Week
Mr. Met

Mr. Met reading Celebrating Chemistry at the National Chemistry Week festivities at the New York Hall of Science.

Message from 2015 Chair
Dr. Paris Svoronos

2015 Board Meeting Dates


Archive of Back Issues

Call for Papers

Reminder - Please Pay Your New York Local Section Voluntary Dues!

When your ACS membership renewal notice arrives this time, please be sure to renew but also don't forget to check the box for payment of New York Local Section Dues. While Local Section dues are a voluntary contribution - they are not required to maintain Section membership - they are however, critically important to the well being of the New York Section.

Your $11.00 Voluntary Dues directly fund events and services, including the prestigious annual Nichols Medal Symposium, undergraduate research symposia, topical groups, subgroups, and other excellent programs. With your financial commitment, these important programs can continue to grow and benefit all our members.

Thank you - the New York Section really appreciates your help!

Employers Seeking Talented Employees

The Employment and Professional Relations Committee maintains a roster of candidates who are ACS members seeking a position in the New York metropolitan area. If you have job openings and would like qualified candidates to contact you, please send a brief job description and educational/experience background required to Hessy Taft. Candidates from our roster who meet the requirements you describe will be asked to contact you.

Do you like to talk?
Then we need to hear from you!

The New York Section of the ACS is looking to increase and update its Speakers Bureau database of interested local area speakers who are available for Section-wide seminars and symposia. If you have an area of research or interest that would provide an interesting talk appropriate for our Section members, and would like to be included in our Speakers Bureau, then please contact the New York Section Office (516-883-7510, Email) with the following information that will be posted on the Section's website: your name, affiliation, a title, and 5-6 words briefly summarizing your area of specialty. We look forward to hearing from you about topics that you wish to share with our other members!

NY Section ACS Speakers Bureau