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Nichols Medal
Krzysztof Matyjaszewski, Ph.D.

Krzysztof Matyjaszewski, Ph.D.


William H. Nichols Medalist
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"For atom transfer radical polymerization (ATRP)"


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The 2020 Undergraduate Research Symposium
May 2, 2020
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Searching for the LEGOS of Life

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Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
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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 December 23, 2019

Calendar of Events


March 2020
5Long Island Subsection
Synthesis and Characterization of M(CO)(*CN) and M(RS2)x Complexes to Mimic Hydrogenase
Dan Amarante, Stony Brook University
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18Organic Chemistry Topical Group
Natural Products: From Discovery to Therapeutic Applications
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18Westchester Chemical Society
Science Cafe
Safety, Fire, and Chemical Hazards in Special Effects
Monona Rossol, M.S., M.F.A., Arts, Crafts & Theater Safety, Inc.
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19Biochemical Topical Group
Branched Chain Amino Acids and Human Disease
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20Computers In Chemistry Topical Group
PYTHON Workshop
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Registration Website
24Biochemical Topical Group
Novel Approaches in Pulmonary Fibrosis: Beyond the Fibroblast
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New York Local Section Presents
the Nichols Foundation High School Chemistry Teacher Award
to Mr. Paul Orbe of Union City High School

The Nichols Foundation Chemistry Teacher Award
Mr. Paul Orbe

Congratulations to Mr. Paul Orbe of Union City High School for his dedicated work as an outstanding chemistry teacher from the ACS New York Section.



Message from 2020 Chair
Dr. Ruben M. Savizky


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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.


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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