2004-2005 Schedule

  • 8 September 2004 - Bucknell University. The event will include a reception, a dinner and the featured speaker is Dr. Jennifer L. Rutherford. The title of her talk is "Application of New Technologies in Process Research and Development." Get Details.


  • 20 October 2004 - Wilkes University. The event will include a dinner and the featured speaker is Dr. Paul Rablen. The title of his talk is "How Come Vinegar Is Sour, But Wine Is Not? Resonance and Electrostatic Stabilization of the Acetate Anion." Get Details.


  • 10 November 2004 - Lycoming College. Meeting cancelled. Check back here for updates. The event may be rescheduled if possible. The event will include a dinner and the featured speaker is Professor Tara Meyer. The title of her talk is "The Development of a Palladium-Catalyzed One-Pot, Four-Component Coupling Reaction." Get Details.


  • 8 December 2004 - Executive Board Meeting, Bloomsburg University.


  • 12 January 2005 - Geisinger. The event will be held at the Pine Barn Inn. There will be a dinner and the featured speaker is Dr. Jay Jones the Director of Chemistry & Toxicology Labs, Point-of-Care Testing Services, and Director of Geisinger Regional Labs. The title of his talk is "Lab Automation - Expanding Tools of the Clinical Chemist." Get Details.


  • 16 February 2005 - Bloomsburg University. The event will be held at Russell's Restaurant in Bloomsburg, PA. There will be a dinner and the featured speaker is Dr. Mark Tapsak of Bloomsburg University. The title of his talk is "The 40 Year Development Cycle of an Implantable Glucose Sensor." Get Details.


  • 16 March 2005 - College Misrecordia. The event will be held at Stax Restaurant and College Misericordia in Dallas, PA. There will be a social, dinner, and the featured speaker is Dr. Barry Selinski, Department of Chemistry, Villanova University. The title of his talk is "Cyclooxygenase and Cyclooxygenase Inhibition - Do Antiiflammatory Agents Kill More Than Pain?". Get Details.


  • 13 April 2005 - University of Scranton. The event will be held in the Trophy Room of the Gunster Memorial Student Center. There will be a social, dinner, and the featured speaker is Dr. Kalman Koczo of GE Advanced Materials, Tarrytown, NY. The title of his talk is "Silicones in Action." Get Details.


  • 4 May 2005 - Awards Banquet, Bloomsburg University. Annual Education Awards Banquet -- Bloomsburg University. The event will include a dinner, awards, and the featured speaker is Dr. Robert Linares of Apollo Diamond. The title of his talk is "Large CVD-Grown Diamond Crystals: Changing the Way the World Uses Diamonds." Get details and the banquet's program.

Special Events


Local Section to Co-host MARM 2006

The Susquehanna Valley Local Section and the Southeastern PA Local Section will co-host the 2006 Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting (MARM 2006) of the American Chemical Society. The meeting is scheduled for June 4 - 7, 2004 at the Hershey Conference Center in Hershey, PA. Those with an interest in serving in any capacity to facilitate the planning and running of the meeting should contact Donald Mencer (mencer@wilkes.edu). The MARM 2006 website is currently under construction, but check often at www.marmacs.org/2006 for updates.


NMR Workshop

The Dept. of Chemistry at Bucknell University warmly invites students and faculty to a one-day symposium on September 25, 2004 to recognize the use of NMR in research and curricular experiences for undergraduate students. In particular, we invite student research posters from all disciplines of chemistry that describe research for which NMR was some component of the investigation. For further information please see the web site http://www.departments.bucknell.edu/chemistry/nmr_conf_2004.html or email David Rovnyak (drovnyak@bucknell.edu).




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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