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Nichols Medal
Prof. Gabor A. Somorjai

Prof. Gabor A. Somorjai


William H. Nichols Medalist
for 2015


Symposium and Award Dinner
April 17, 2015

"Molecular Surface Science And Its Applications. Nanomaterials, The Surface Chemical Bond, Biointerfaces, And Catalysis"

US National Chemistry Olympiad - This Weekend

The New York Local Section is participating in the 2015 U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad,
a chemistry competition for high school students.
The examination is being given this weekend, March 7-8, 2015.

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Chemagination

The New York Section of the American Chemical Society, ACS, will be sponsoring the Annual Chemagination contest for high school chemistry students. This year's theme is:
"What innovation or breakthrough in the field of chemistry will be important in the lives of teenagers 25 years from now?"

Website

Deadline for Submission of an Intent to Participate Form ( MS Word or PDF)
March 20, 2015.



Chemists Celebrate Earth Day


The New York Section of the American Chemical Society, ACS, will be walking the iconic Brooklyn Bridge in celebration of Earth Day

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Registration Deadline - April 20, 2015


Call for Papers !


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.

Calendar of Events

March 2015
5Long Island Subsection
Seminar
'Spice Tales': Rapid Detection and Quantification of Synthetic Cannabinoids
Ling Huang, Ph.D., Department of Chemistry, Hofstra University
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5Chemical Marketing And Economics Group
Aroma Business: The Winning Scent of Clean and Fresh
Speakers: Charles Steward, PhD
Vice President of Research % Development
Takasago International Corp. (USA)

Charles Tremblay
International Flavors & Fragrances
Creative Center Director
Website
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7New York Local Section
US National Chemistry Olympiad
Website
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8New York Local Section
US National Chemistry Olympiad
Website
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10Westchester Chemical Society
Seminar
Nanoscience of Graphene and other Two-dimensional Materials
Phaedon Avouris, Ph.D.
IBM Fellow
Manager, Nanometer Scale Science & Technology, IBM Research Division
T.J. Watson Research Center

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20New York Local Section
63rd Undergraduate Research Symposium
Deadline for Abstract Submission

Flyer
Registration Website
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20New York Local Section
Chemagination - Deadline for Intent to Participate
Contest
Registration Website
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24Biochemical Topical Group
Positive Allosteric Modulators for Challenging GPCRs: Identification and Optimization
Registration Website
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April 2015
2Long Island Subsection
Seminar
Electrophilic Cyclizations of Alkynes-Facile Approaches to Heterocyclic and Carbocyclic Molecules
Yu Chen, Ph.D., Department of Chemistry, Queens College - CUNY
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2Metrowomen Chemists Committee
Seminar
Drug of Abuse Bioanalysis During Pregnancy: Recent Advances and Novel Sampling Strategies
Dr. Marta Concheiro, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York
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7Nanotechnology Discussion Group
Nanotechnology Symposium
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7New York Local Section
Reservation Deadline
William H. Nichols Symposium and Award Banquet

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8New York Local Section
Seminar
GFP: Lighting Up Life
2015 Henry Drysdale Dakin Memorial Lecture at Adelphi University presented by
Professor Martin Chalfie
2008 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, Columbia University
Flyer
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10New York Local Section
63rd Undergraduate Research Symposium
Deadline for Symposium Advanced Registration

Flyer
Registration Website
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17New York Local Section
William H. Nichols Symposium and Award Banquet
Registration Website
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17New York Local Section
Chemagination - Deadline for Article Submission
Contest
Registration Website
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17High School Teachers Topical Group
Demo Derby
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22Westchester Chemical Society
Seminar
Hydrogen Bonding in Redox and Nanoparticle Construction
Marc A. Walters, Ph.D., Department of Chemistry
New York University

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24New York Local Section
Board of Directors Meeting
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24Long Island Subsection
15th Annual Chemistry Challenge
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25New York Local Section
Chemagination
Contest
Registration Website
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25New York Local Section
Chemists Celebrate Earth Day
Website
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27Biochemical Topical Group
Non-Motor Symptoms: Unravelling the "Invisible" Face of Parkinson's Disease
Registration Website
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30Westchester Chemical Society
Distinguished Scientists Award and College Achievement Awards
Silicon, Silanes, Silicones and You: Ordinary and Extraordinary Applications of Silicon and Silicon-Containing Compounds
presented by featured speaker
Kenrick M. Lewis, Ph.D.
Corporate Research Fellow
Momentive Performance Materials, Inc.
Tarrytown, NY
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ACS DIVISION of CHEMICAL EDUCATION MIDDLE ATLANTIC REGIONAL AWARD for EXCELLENCE in HIGH SCHOOL TEACHING
presented to
Steven M. Borneman of Byram Hills High School in Armonk, New York

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Steven M. Borneman

Congratulations to Steven Borneman of Byram Hills High School for excellence in the chemistry classroom !



Message from 2015 Chair
Dr. Paris Svoronos


2015 Board Meeting Dates




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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.


SPEAKERS WANTED
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!

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