2013 - 2014 Schedule

  • 11 September 2013 - [7:30PM at Bucknell University]: The meeting will feature a presentation by our invited speaker and will be preceded by a social hour at 5:00 and dinner at 6:00. Dinner will be in Academic West 211 (change from newsletter). The guest speaker is Scott Showalter, Ph.D. of the Department of Chemistry at The Pennsylvania State University who will present a talk titled "A Physical Chemist’s Perspective on Intrinsically Disordered Proteins." Get details.


  • 16 October 2013 - [7:00PM at Wilkes University]: The third annual Bone Lecture will feature a presentation by the invited speaker and will be preceded by a dinner at 5:30. The guest speaker is Samuel Danishefsky, Ph. D.of the Sloan Kettering Cancer Center at Columbia University who will present a talk titled "Biologics by Chemical Synthesis." Get details.


  • Revised meeting date is 6 November 2013 - [7:00 PM at Lycoming College]: The meeting will feature a presentation by our invited speaker and will be preceded by a dinner at 5:15. The guest speaker is Raymond E. Schaak, Ph. D.of the Department of Chemistry at The Pennsylvania State University who will present a talk titled "Total Synthesis of Un-Natural Products: Chemical Concepts for Designing Complex Nanoscale Solids." Get details.


  • 15 January 2014 - [Executive Board Meeting, tentatively at The In at Turkey Hill, Bloomsburg]


  • 12 February 2014 - [7:00PM at Marywood University] The meeting will feature a presentation by the invited speaker and will be preceded by a dinner at 5:30. The guest speaker is Joe A. Vinson, Ph. D. of the Department of Chemistry at the University of Scranton who will present a talk titled "Chemistry and Biochemistry of Coffee: A Healthy Beverage?" Get details.


  • 12 March 2014 - [7:30PM at Susquehanna University] The meeting will feature a presentation by the invited speaker and will be preceded by a dinner at 5:30. The guest speaker is Mathew Maye, Ph. D. of the Department of Chemistry at Syracuse University who will present a talk titled "Designing Nanomaterial Architectures for Applications in Self-Assembly, Drug-Delivery and Energy Transfer." Get details.


  • 12 April 2014 (Saturday) - [at Joseph Priestly House] The lunch meeting will be preceded by a presentation given by the invited speaker Mary Ellen Bowden of the Chemical Heritage Foundation. Her talk is entitled "Priestley’s Last Gas: the Path to CO." Get details.


  • 7 May 2014 - [Annual Awards Banquet at The Links Restaurant in Bloomsburg] 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 ceremony will begin at 5:30 PM; Please contact Dr. Geneive Henry (dhenry@susqu.edu, 570-372-4222) by Thursday, May 1, for reservations. The speaker for the eveining will be Dr. Swarna Basu of Susquehanna University who will present a talk entitled "Protein Cross-linking via Excitation of Aromatic Photoactivators: Techniques, Challenges and Advances." See details and the banquet's program.


  • 28 May 2014 - Semi-Annual Conference on Research and Education in Nuclear Magnetic Resonance and Mass Spectrometry. See 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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