2014 - 2015 Schedule

  • 10 September 2014 - [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. The guest speaker is Ken Carson, Ph.D., founder and CEO of Macroceutics Inc., who will present a talk titled "Adventures in Drug Discovery." Get details.

  • 15 October 2014 (third Wednesday) - [7:00PM at Wilkes University]: The fourth 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 Bill Jorgensen, Ph. D. of the Department of Chemistry at Yale University who will present a talk titled "Computationally Guided Drug Discovery." Get details.

  • 12 November 2014- [7:30PM 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 Chriss E. McDonald, Ph.D., of the Department of Chemistry at Lycoming College who will present a talk titled "The Development of Novel Ligands for the Activation of Samarium Diiodide." Get details.

  • January 2015 - [Executive Board Meeting]

  • 11 February 2015 - [7:00 PM at King's College] The meeting will feature a presentation by our invited speaker and will be preceded by a dinner at 5:30. The guest speaker is Bryan Eigenbrodt, Ph.D., of the Department of Chemistry at Villanova University who will present a talk titled "High Temperature, In Situ X-Ray Absorption Study of Sr2MgMoO6 Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Anode Materials." Get details.

  • 11 March 2015 - [7:30 PM at Susquehanna University] The meeting will feature a presentation by our invited speaker and will be preceded by a dinner at 5:30. The guest speaker is Timothy Beng, Ph.D. who will present a talk titled "Direct Access to Biologically Relevant Nitrogen-Containing Cyclic Compounds." Get details.

  • 8 April 2015 - [7:00 PM at Misericordia University] The meeting will feature a presentation by our invited speaker and will be preceded by a dinnerat 5:15. The guest speaker is Nicola Edwards, Ph.D. of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Misericordia University who will present a talk titled "Functionalized Calixarenes as Anion Sensors." Get details.

  • 6 May 2015 - [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 and the guest speaker will be Dr. Michael Krout of the Department of Chemistry at Bucknell University who will present a talk titled "Chemical Synthesis as a Scientific Tool." Get details and the banquet's program.



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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