2002-2003 Schedule

  • 18 September 2002 - at Bucknell University. The event will include dinner and the featured speaker is Professor James J. Bohning. The title of his talk is "Science in America: John W. Draper and the Founding of the American Chemical Society." Note: this meeting falls on the third Wed. of the month. Get details.


  • 26 October 2002 - Bus Trip to the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. Note: this trip falls on the fourth Sat. of the month. Get Details.


  • 13 November 2002 - at Lycoming College. The event will include dinner and the feature speaker is Dr. Robert Minard. The title of his talk is "Studies in Chemical Evolution and the Origin of Life." Get Details.


  • 4 December 2002 - Wilkes University. The event will include dinner and the feature speaker is Dr. Michele Jetter. The title of her talk is "Drug Discovery: Bradykinin (B2) Antagonists as Potential Analgesic Agents." Note: this meeting falls on the first Wed. of the month. Get Details.


  • 19 February 2003 - at College Misericordia. The event will include dinner and the featured speaker is Dr. Eric Sayers, Ph.D. The title of his talk is "Linking Genomes, Proteins, and Structures to Disease Using Bioinformatics." Note: this meeting falls on a the third Wed. of the month. Get Details.


  • 20 March 2003 - cancelled


  • 23 April 2003 - University of Scranton. The event will include dinner and the featured speaker is David Wink, Ph.D. The title of his talk is "Chemical Biology of Nitric Oxide." Note: this meeting falls on the fourth Wed. of the month. Get Details.


  • 7 May 2003 - Annual Education Awards Banquet at Magee's Main St. Inn (Bloomsburg, PA). The event will include dinner, awards ceremony, and the featured speaker is Dr. Joe Vinson, Ph D from the University of Scranton who will discuss "Chemistry and Biochemistry of Chocolate: A Guilt Free Food." Get Details.

Special Events

The Susquehanna Valley Section of the American Chemical Society announces a Fall Bus Trip to the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. The trip will take place on Saturday, October 26th and is open to students, faculty and staff including family members. The American Museum of Natural History is probably the finest natural history museum in the world with many outstanding exhibits and shows. Among these is an unbelievable dinosaur collection, a state of the art planetarium, and one of the very best collections of minerals , gemstones and inorganic salts-arranged by chemical composition. This will be a fantastic day for all ---adults and kids alike. Get Details.


Our Academic Partners

Bloomsburg University Bucknell University King's College Lycoming College Marywood University Misericordia University Penn State Hazleton Penn State Wilkes-Barre Susquehanna University University of Scranton Wilkes University

About

The Susquehanna Valley Section of the American Chemical Society began in 1958 and serves eight counties in PA:

Lycoming
Union
Snyder
Northumberland
Montour
Columbia
Luzerne
Lacawanna
 
The section provides services for the chemistry professionals, undergraduate chemistry students, and high school students of the area.

Contact

If you need more information or would like to submit information, E-mail our Local Section Webmaster at ronaldsupkowski@kings.edu or the National ACS Webmaster.

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