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      2015 Summary (6.8 MB)
      2014 Summary (3.3 MB)
      2013 Summary (3.5 MB)
      2012 Summary (31.1 MB)
      2011 Summary (59.5 MB)
      2010 Summary (14.4 MB)
      2009 (HTML)
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ACS Fellow

Congratulations 2018 ACS Fellows !

Congratulations to the three members of the 2018 class of ACS Fellows from the New York Section.

Brian R. Gibney
Barbara Hillery
Paris D.N. Svoronos

Thank you for your service to the science of chemistry, their profession and the ACS community.
View all the ACS Fellows from the New York Local Section

If you would like to nominate an ACS member for this prestigious honor, please submit the nominee's name to the Section by email.

The Chemical Marketing & Economics Topical Group of the New York Local Section is presenting the Second ACS NASA symposium entitled 'Advances in Human Space Exploration' at the Fall National Meeting & Exhibition of the American Chemical Society.
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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.
Updated August 6

Preliminary Program Available !

The New York Section of the American Chemical Society mourns the loss of our dear friend and esteemed colleague, Professor Richard Cassetta of the College of New Rochelle.

Calendar of Events

August 2018
21Chemical Marketing And Economics Group
CME Space Exploration Symposium Reception
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21Chemical Marketing And Economics Group
ACS NASA Sympsosium : Space Exploration
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22New York Local Section
Hudson Valley Science Cafe
Quality Control of pharmaceuticals and water in Cameroon, Africa

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September 2018
13New York Local Section
Development of Fit-for-Purpose Near Infrared Spectroscopic Methods for Lyophilized Biopharmaceuticals
NY/NJ Society for Applied Spectroscopy
Dr. John Wasylyk, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
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14New York Local Section
Board of Directors Meeting
25Biochemical Topical Group
Beyond Neuroinflammation: The Impact of Immune Function on Alzheimer's Disease
Registration Website
26New York Local Section
Hudson Valley Science Cafe
Climate change: latest data on the mid-Hudson region and NYC, historical data on length of seasons, loss of commercial activities, and changing bird migrations

28New York Local Section
National Chemistry Week
Chemistry is Out of This World!
Registration Deadline


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Stanley C. Israel Award for Advancing Diversity in the Chemical Sciences
presented to
Prof. Paris Svoronos of Queensborough Community College

Stanley C. Israel
Prof. Paris Svoronos

Prof. Paris D.N. Svoronos of Queensborough Community College of the City University of New York was honored with the Stanley C. Israel Regional Award for Advancing Diversity in the Chemical Sciences.

Message from 2018 Chair
Dr. Joseph M. Serafin

2018 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 $15.00 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