2011-2012 Schedule

  • 14 September 2011 - [7:30 pm at Bucknell] The meeting will feature a presentation by our invited speaker and will be preceded by a social hour. The guest speaker is Alison Frontier, Ph. D. of the Chemistry Department at the University of Rochester who will present a talk titled "New Twists in Nazarov Cyclization Chemistry." Get Details.


  • Revised meeting date is 27 October 2011 - [7:00 pm at Wilkes]: The meeting will feature a presentation by our invited speaker and will be preceded by an hors d’oeuvre reception . The guest speaker is Paul A. Wender , Ph. D. of the Department of Chemistry, Department of Chemical and Systems Biology at Stanford University who will present a talk titled "Molecular Frontiers and Future Transformative Therapies For Aids, Alzheimer's And Resistant Cancer [Reflections in and on the light house at Finisterre]." Get Details.


  • 9 November 2011 - [7:30 pm at Lycoming]: The meeting will feature a presentation by our invited speaker and will be preceded by a social hour. The guest speaker is Molly McGuire, Ph. D. of the Department of Chemistry at Bloomsburg University who will present a talk titled "The Chemistry of Fe-bearing Clay Minerals." Get Details.


  • 18 January 2012 - [Executive Board Meeting, at Bloomsburg].


  • 8 February 2012 - [7:30 at Scranton]: The meeting will feature a presentation by our invited speaker and will be preceded by a social hour. The guest speaker is Ronald Supkowski, Ph. D. of the Department of Chemistry and Physics at King's College, Wilkes-Barre who will present a talk titled "The Water in the Sand in the Plastic." Get Details.


  • 14 March 2012 - [at Susquehanna]: The meeting will feature a presentation by our invited speaker and will be preceded by a social hour. The guest speaker is Gong Chen , Ph. D. of the Department of Chemistry at The Pennsulyavia State University who will present a talk titled "New Palladium-Catalyzed C-H Functionalization Methods for Organic Synthesis." Get Details.


  • Revised meeting date is 18 April 2012 - [at Marywood]: The meeting will feature a presentation by our invited speaker and will be preceded by a social hour. The guest speaker is Jun Ling, Ph. D. of the Basic Sciences Department at The Commonwaelth Medical College who will present a talk titled "Regulation of Protein Synthesis as a Novel Mechanism of Phthalate Toxicity." Details from original date.


  • 9 May 2012 - [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 dinner will be at 6:00 in ballroom 1&2 of the Kehr Union Building. Registration begins at 5:30. Please contact Mr. John Shirley (570-389-5159, jshirley@bloomu.edu) for reservations. The speaker for the eveining will be Mr. Jamie Jurado of Susquehanna Brewing Company who will present a talk entitled "The secret life of brewer’s yeast: the interface of biochemistry, fermentation engineering and flavor." See details and the banquet's program.

Special Events

MARM 2011

The 42nd Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting (MARM 2011) of the American Chemical Society will be held from Saturday, May 21 to Tuesday, May 24, 2011. Hosted by the Chemical Society of Washington (CSW), the meeting will take place on the campus of the University of Maryland in College Park, MD. Many exciting and informative symposia and events are being planned. For more information, visit the MARM2011 website.

2011 Conference on Undergraduate Research and Education in Nuclear Magnetic Resonance

22 October 2011
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry,
Bloomsburg University
Bloomsburg, PA 17815

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Bloomsburg University encourages students and faculty in Pennsylvania and surrounding regions to join in a one-day symposium on 22 Octoberber 2011. 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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