2007-2008 Schedule

  • 12 September 2007 - [at Bucknell University]: The meeting will consist of a social hour and a dinner followed by Local Section announcements and a presentation by our invited speaker. The guest speaker is Joe Suriano from General Electric who will discuss "Controlling Molecular Architecture to Improve Membrane Performance." Get Details.


  • 10 October 2007 - [at Wilkes University]: The meeting will consist of a dinner followed by Local Section announcements and a presentation by our invited speaker. The guest speaker is Ranajeet Ghose from CUNY-Brooklyn who will discuss "Molecular Doorstop - Structure and Functional Role of the N-terminal Domain of the P. aeruginosa Rhomboid." Get Details.


  • 14 November 2007 - [at Bloomsburg University]: The meeting will consist of a dinner followed by Local Section announcements and a presentation by our invited speaker. The guest speaker is Dr. John W. Weisel of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He will present a talk entitled "How Blood Clots, Studied One Molecule at a Time." Get Details.


  • 16 January 2008 - [Executive Board Meeting, at Bloomsburg].


  • 13 February 2008 - [at Lycoming College] MEETING CANCELLED due to winter weather. The meeting will consist of a dinner followed by Local Section announcements and a presentation. The guest speaker is Dr. Anne Milasincic Andrews from The Pennsylvania State University. She will deliver a talk entitled "In vivo approaches to investigating serotonin neurochemistry: From micro to nanoscales." Get details.


  • 12 March 2008 - [at Misercordia University] The meeting will consist of a dinner (off-site) followed by Local Section announcements and a presentation. The guest speaker, William H. Simpson (retired Eastman Kodak Research Laboratories), will deliver a talk entitled "Matte Finish for Thermal Prints: An Industrial Chemical Development Project." Get details.


  • 16 April 2008 - [at Susquehanna University] The meeting will consist of a reception / dinner followed by Local Section announcements and a presentation. The guest speaker, Dr. Navindra P. Seeram (College of Pharmacy, University of Rhode Island), will deliver a presentation entitled "Prostate Cancer Prevention by Bioactive Polyphenols from Berry Fruits." Get details.


  • Date changed to 7 May 2008 - [Annual Awards Banquet at Bloomsburg University] With the presentation of various local section awards, the Annual Awards Banquet recognizes both aspiring and accomplished chemistry professionals in the area who have helped to promote chemistry, the chemical professions, and the section. The guest speaker will be Dr. Karen Castle who will present a talk entitled "Greenhouse Cooling? : Using Earth's Upper Atmosphere to Track Climate Change." Get details.

Special Events

2008 Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting

- to be held May 17 - 21, 2008 at Queensborough Community College of the City University of New York Bayside, NY

MARM 2008

The New York Section of the ACS is proud to host the 40th Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting on the campus of Queensborough Community College. The theme of MARM 2008 is Chemistry and Health, owing to the importance and impact of the health sciences in the New York metropolitan area. Symposia and plenary talks are planned in this field and others, including bio-mimetic catalysis, chemical education, chemistry and the arts, clinical chemistry, forensic chemistry, green chemistry, HIV/AIDS, ionic liquids, medicinal chemistry, nanoscience and technology, polymer chemistry, and process chemistry.

Find out more from this flyer or by visiting the MARM 2008 website.

Call for Abstracts: abstracts open for for MARM 2008
Learn more in the call for abstracts. Don't miss out; submit your abstract before Monday, March 17th, 2008!

Annual NMR Workshop at Bucknell University

The Dept. of Chemistry at Bucknell University warmly invites students and faculty to a one-day symposium on Saturday, 29 September 2007 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 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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