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2019 Sectionwide Conference
Saturday January 19, 2019
at Queensborough Community College - CUNY
Featuring a Keynote address entitled:
Chemical Safety Issues in the Film Industry
Chemists Are Needed EVERYWHERE : Especially in the Entertainment Industry
President, Arts, Crafts & Theater Safety, Inc.
Registration now open !
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 November 10
Call for Nominations
ACS Fellows Program
The New York Local Section is seeking nominations for the ACS Fellows Program which honors members for their
achievements in and contributions to Science, the Profession, and the Society.
Please submit the nominee's name by email.
The deadline is January 1, 2019.
Calendar of Events
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7th Annual Leadership Awards
DowDuPont CEO Ed Breen
Simons Foundation Co-founders Marilyn and James Simons
KKR Co-founder Henry Kravis
|4||Biochemical Topical Group|
Phagocytes in Health and Disease
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Perspectives on the Future of IR Spectroscopy: IR beyond the diffraction limit at submicron and nanoscale spatial resolutions via photothermal techniques
NY/NJ Society for Applied Spectroscopy
Curtis Marcott, Ph.D.Add to Calendar
|Long Island Subsection|
Holiday Party and Board Elections
The History and Chemistry Associated with the Use of Lethal Gas Weapons During World War I
Dr. Paris Svoronos, Queensborough Community College
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|6||Westchester Chemical Society|
Mitochondrial Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS) as a Non-Toxic Adjuvant Integrative Anticancer Therapy Option for Adult State IV Solid Tumor Patients (Brain, Lung, Breast, and Prostate) When Traditional Therapy Options Have Been Exhausted: Palladium/Lipoic Acid Complex and Coenzyme Q10 Impacting the ROS Production and Apoptosis
Edward J. Neren., Neren & Co. / Neren Possible Services
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New York Local Section Presents the William H. Nichols Award
to Dr. Debra R. Rolison of the US Naval Research Laboratory
Pictured above: Dr. Debra Rolison (center), William H. Nichols Medalist for 2018,
with Profs. Joseph M. Serafin (right) and Justyna Widera-Kalinowska (left), 2018 Chair and Co-Chair of the New York Section, respectively.
Since 1903, the New York Local Section of the American Chemical Society has honored a preeminent chemists with the William H. Nichols Medal.
The 2018 award recognizes Dr. Debra R. Rolison for For Pioneering 3D Nanoarchitectures for Energy-relevant Materials .
The symposium presented in his honor included lectures by Dr. Stephanie L. Brock (Wayne State University), Dr. Jillian L. Dempsey (University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill), and Dr. Héctor D. Abruña (Cornell University ).
This gala event was capped off with Dr. Rolison's Award Lecture and the William H. Nichols Medal Award Dinner.
Message from 2018 Chair
Dr. Joseph M. Serafin
2018 Board Meeting Dates
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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.
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!
NY Section ACS Speakers Bureau