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2016 Officers

Co-Chair
Dr. Paul Sideris
Queensborough Community College
Department of Chemistry
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Co-Chair
Dr. Ipsita A. Banerjee
Fordham University
Department of Chemistry
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Co-Chair
Dr. Meredith Foley
St. John's University
Department of Chemistry
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STUDENT ACTIVITIES COMMITTEE
OF THE NEW YORK AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY



64th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS)

Sponsored by: The American Chemical Society's New York Section.

will be hosted by
Lehman College

on Saturday, May 7, 2016

[ Directions to Lehman College | Campus Map with Locations Highlighted]


The 2016 Undergraduate Research Symposium Keynote will be:

Stories of Drug Discovery: Discovery of JanuviaTM (Sitagliptin) For Diabetes And Vibegron For Overactive Bladder

presented by

Dr. Scott D. Edmonson
Merck and Co. Inc.

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The 2016 symposium will provide an excellent opportunity for undergraduate chemistry students in the New York metropolitan area to present the results of their research. The program will included a keynote address and oral presentations of student papers, followed by a luncheon and award reception.


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Schedule
8:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast Lobby, Music Building
9:00 Welcoming Remarks
Dr. Paul Sideris, Co-Chair, ACS NY Section, Student Activities Committee
Dr. Naphtali O'Connor, ACS NY Section Student Activities Committee
Dr. Anny Morrobel-Sosa, Provost, Lehman College
Dr. Alison Hyslop, 2016 Chair, ACS NY Section,
Faculty Dining Hall, Music Building
9:20 Keynote Address
Dr. Scott D. Edmonson, Merck and Co., Inc.
Stories of Drug Discovery: Discovery of JanuviaTM (Sitagliptin) For Diabetes And Vibegron For Overactive Bladder
Faculty Dining Hall, Music Building
10:20 Dr. Paul Sideris, Co-Chair, ACS NY Section, Student Activities Committee Instructions for the day
10:30 Group Photo Lawn
11:00 Presented Papers
Analytical Chemistry
Biochemistry
Chemical Education
Environmental/Green Chemistry
Inorganic Chemistry
Nano and Surface Chemistry
Organic Chemistry
Physical Chemistry
Polymer Chemistry
Carman Hall
12:40 Luncheon / Awards Reception Faculty Dining Hall, Music Building
1:25 Presentation of Certificates
Dr. Ipsita Banerjee, Co-Chair, ACS NY Section, Student Activities Committee
Dr. Meredith Foley, Co-Chair, ACS NY Section, Student Activities Committee
Faculty Dining Hall, Music Building
1:45 Ice Cream Social
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(including a Kaplan Test Prep Package valued at more than $2000)
Faculty Dining Hall, Music Building

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