ACS New York Section

Nanoscience Topical Discussion Group

2008 Annual Report

Chair:  Dr. Paramjit Arora

The Organic Topical Group holds three-four meetings a year at the New York Academy of Science as part of the “Chemical Biology Discussion Group”.  These meetings are regularly attended by 70-80 students postdoctoral fellows and faculty members from the Tri-state area schools including members of Albert Einstein College of Medicine, City College, Columbia, Hunter College, NYU, Polytechnic, Princeton, Rockefeller, Sloan Kettering, Stony Brook, and Yale University.  These meetings are highlighted on the web pages of ACS Chemical Biology and Nature Chemical Biology.   Following meetings were held in the 2007-2008 academic year:

Jun 2, 2008 • 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Chemical Biology Discussion Group: Special Year-End Meeting
Keynote speaker: Michael Famulok, Universität Bonn.
Short Presentations by: Yu Liu, New York University; Phillip Effraim, Columbia University; Elizabeth George Cisar, The Rockefeller University; Justin Cisar, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; Liz Harker, Yale University; Keith Baessler, Stony Brook University

Feb 27, 2008 • 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

The Design of Molecular Systems: Implications for Regenerative Medicine
Speakers: Joel P. Schneider, University of Delaware; Vincent P. Conticello, Emory University; David A. Tirrell, California Institute of Technology

Nov 8, 2007 • 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Innovative Approaches to DNA Sequencing
Speakers: Linda Reha-Krantz, University of Alberta; Jingyue Ju, Columbia University; Ido Braslavsky, Ohio University; Patrice Milos, Helicos Biosciences Corporation