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Chemistry Colors Our World


The New York Section of the American Chemical Society will celebrate National Chemistry Week with an event on October 18, 2015 from 11 am - 4 pm at the New York Hall of Science, and with an Illustrated Poem Competition.

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Frontiers of Inorganic and Organometallic Chemistry
Lecture Series


Featuring Prof. Timothy Warren (Georgetown University), Prof. Maria Contel (Brooklyn College), Dr. Jenny Lockard (Rutgers University - Newark) and Prof. Xaiver Roy (Columbia University)

Followed by an Inorganic, Organometallic and Nano (ION) Student and Postdoc Poster Social
Friday, September 18, 2015

Please register here
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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.


Call for Papers !


Calendar of Events

July 2015
28Biochemical Topical Group
Leveraging Big Data and Predictuve Knowledge to Fight Disease
Speakers include Niven R. Narain, MD (Berg Pharma), Marc D. Chioda, PharmD (Pfizer, Inc.), Joshua Denny, MD, MS, FACMI (Vanderbilt University), Leonary James, MD PhD (Pfizer, Inc), Iya Khalil, PhD (GNS Healthcare), Jason H. Moore, PhD (Dartmouth Univeristy), Nicholas Tatonetti, PhD (Columbia University Medical Center), Craig P. Webb (NuMedii, Inc.), Chunhua Weng, PhD (Columbia University)
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30American Chemical Society
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X-ray Crystallograhpy in Drug Discovery
Jon Mason and Miles Cosgreve, Heptares
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August 2015
26Westchester Chemical Society
Science Cafe
The Neuromythology of Einstein's Brain
Terrence Hines, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, Pace University

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New York Local Section Presents the William H. Nichols Award
to Prof. Amos B. Smith III of the University of Pennsylvania

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Pictured above: Prof. Amos B. Smith III accepts the William H. Nichols Medal for 2014
from Prof. Pamela K. Kerrigan 2014 Chair of the New York Section.

Since 1903, the New York Local Section of the American Chemical Society has honored a preeminent chemists with the William H. Nichols Medal. The 2014 award recognizes Prof. Amos B. Smith for Outstanding Contributions to Synthetic Organic Chemistry. The symposium presented in his honor included lectures by Dr. Karl J. Hales (Queen's University Belfast), Dr. Yoshito Kishi (Harvard University), Dr. John l. Wood (Baylor University). This gala event was capped off with Prof. Smith's Award Lecture and the William H. Nichols Medal Award Dinner.



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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 $11.00 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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