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Dr. Paul Sideris
Queensborough Community College
Department of Chemistry

Dr. Naphtali O'Connor
Lehman College
Department of Chemistry
Phone: 718-960-8678

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St. John's University
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Jamaica, NY 11439
Phone 516-883-7510
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67th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS)

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

will be hosted by
Queens College - City University of New York

on Saturday, May 4, 2019

[ Directions to Queens College | Campus Map]

The 2019 Undergraduate Research Symposium Keynote will be:

Coupling Free Radical Catalysis, Climate Change, and Human Health

presented by

Dr. James G. Anderson
Philip Weld Professor
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Harvard University

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The 2019 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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8:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast Dining Hall, Queens Hall
9:00 Welcoming Remarks
Dr. Paul Sideris, Co-Chair, ACS NY Section, Student Activities Committee
Dr. Avrom Caplan, Associate University Dean of Research - CUNY
Dr. Justyna Widera-Kalinowska, 2019 Chair, ACS NY Section
Dr. Susan Rotenberg, Interim Dean of Math and Sciences, CUNY Queens College
Dr. Seogjoo Jango, Chair, Department of Chemistry, CUNY Queens College
Auditorium (Room 120) Queens Hall
9:20 Keynote Address
Dr. James G. Anderson, Harvard University
Coupling Free Radical Catalysis, Climate Change, and Human Health
Auditorium (Room 120) Queens Hall
10:20 Dr. Paul Sideris, Co-Chair, ACS NY Section, Student Activities Committee Instructions for the day
10:30 Group Photo Auditorium (Room 120) Queens Hall
11:00 Presented Papers - Queens Hall
Analytical Chemistry 182
Biochemistry 300E, 315C, 315H, 320, 335B
Chemical Education 182
Environmental/Green Chemistry 174, 179, 181
Inorganic Chemistry 245B
Nano and Surface Chemistry 245G, 250, 260
Organic Chemistry 335E, 335G, 340
Physical Chemistry 265C, 265H
Polymer Chemistry 270A
12:40 Luncheon / Awards Reception Room 130, Queens Hall
1:25 Presentation of Certificates
Dr. Naphtali O'Connor, Co-Chair, ACS NY Section, Student Activities Committee
Room 130, Queens Hall
1:45 Sponsor Exhibit
Room 130, Queens Hall

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  Chem Mktg/Econ
  Chemists Celebrate Earth Week
  History of the NY Section
         Science History Institute
  National Chemistry Week
  Student Activities
  H. S. Teachers
  US National Chemistry Olympiad
  Younger Chemists

  Long Island
         Env Chem
         HS Awards
  Staten Island

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