2009-2010 Schedule

  • 9 September 2009 - [at Bucknell] 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 Dennis A. Dougherty of the California Institute of Technology who will present a talk entitled "Chemistry on the Brain: Understanding the Nicotine Receptor." Get Details.


  • 21 October 2009 - [at Wilkes]: The meeting will consist of a dinner followed by Local Section announcements and a presentation by our invited speaker. The guest speaker is David Willingham of The Pennsylvania State University who will present a talk entitled "3D Chemical Imaging using Mass Spectrometry and Lasers." Get details.


  • 11 November 2009 - [at Lycoming]: The meeting will consist of dinner followed by Local Section announcements and a presentation by our invited speaker. The guest speaker is Dr. Todd Morris of Lycoming College who will present a talk entitled "Lectin-Based Glycoanalysis." Get details.


  • January 2010 - [Executive Board Meeting, at Bloomsburg].


  • RESCHEDULED to 17 February 2010 - [at Scranton]: The meeting will consist of a reception and a dinner followed by Local Section announcements and a presentation by our invited speaker. The guest speaker is Dr. Hani Atamna of the Department of Basic Sciences, The Commonwealth Medical College who will present a talk entitled "Mechanisms of Neurodegeneration of Alzheimer's Disease and a Hundred Year-old Drug." Get details.


  • 3 March 2010 - [at Susquehanna]: The meeting will consist of a reception and a dinner followed by Local Section announcements and a presentation by our invited speaker. The guest speaker is Dr. Raymond Schaak of The Pennsylvania State University, who will present a talk entitled "Metallurgy in a Beaker: Chemical Toolkit for Solid-State Synthesis." Get details.


  • 14 April 2010 - [at Marywood]: The meeting will be preceded by a reception and dinner from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. The guest speaker is Deanne Dulik Garver, Ph.D. of Marywood University who will present a talk entitled "Alvimopan: Science and Serendipity for the Medicinal Chemist." Get details.


  • 5 May 2010 - [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 speaker will be Ms. Ingrid Cole of Henkel US, located in Bridgewater, NJ. She will deliver a talk entitled "Applying a Foundation in Chemistry to a Career in Industrial Adhesives." See details and banquet's program.

Special Events

2009 Conference on Undergraduate Research and Education in Nuclear Magnetic Resonance

21 November 2009
Department of Chemistry,
Wilkes University
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766

The Department of Chemistry at Wilkes University encourages students and faculty in Pennsylvania and surrounding regions to join in a one-day symposium on 21 November 2009. This is our 6th annual NMR conference event in eastern PA!. As with our prior conferences, this event will focus on the increasing efforts of educators at principally undergraduate institutions (PUIs) to engage in research and education that exploits modern nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy.

There are no registration fees and no required memberships.

For more information check for updates at the Conference Website




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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