Current Year Meetings

2019 - 2020 Schedule

SVS meetings are typically held in the evening on the second Wednesday of the month at rotating locations around the section. Any meeting that is moved from this standard date is indicated in red. Information is added and edited monthly, so check the site often!

Please send an email to our Local Section secretary, Ron Supkowski (at ronaldsupkowski@kings.edu), to request a section newsletter (August through April) via email.

  1. 11 September 2019 - [7:30 PM at Bucknell University] : The meeting will feature a presentation by our invited speaker and will be preceded by a social hour and dinner at 5:00. The guest speaker is Garry Smith, Ph.D., Director of Chemistry at Fox Chase Chemical Diversity Center, who will present a talk titled "Research and Development of Small Molecules to Treat Epstein-Barr Virus-Associated Diseases." Get details.

  2. 6 November 2019 - [7:30 PM at Wilkes University] : This year's Catherine Bone Lecture will feature Dr. Henry J. Pownall of the Houston Methodist Research Institute and Weill Cornell Medicine as the invited speaker who will present a talk titled "Cardioprotection via High Density Lipoprotein Therapy—From Biophysics to Mouse Models." The lecture will be preceded by a dinner at 5:30. Get details.

  3. 13 November 2019 - [7:00 PM at Lycoming College] : The meeting will feature Alison Saunders,Ph. D, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, Lycoming College. The title of the evening's talk will be "Quinolinate Synthase – an unusual suspect for turnover in the presence of oxygen." The lecture will be preceded by a dinner at 5:00. Get details.

  4. January 2020 - [Executive Board Meeting]

  5. 12 February 2020 - [7:00 PM at University of Scranton] : The meeting will feature a presentation by our invited speaker and will be preceded by a dinner. The guest speaker will be Matthew J. Tucker, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Chemistry at University of Nevada, Reno and the title of the evening's talk will be "Mapping Structure and Dynamics with Site-Specific Vibrational Probe Pairs via 2D IR Spectroscopy." Get details.

  • 18 March 2020 - [Susquehanna University] CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS: The meeting will be on the THIRD Wednesday of March and feature a presentation by our invited speaker and will be preceded by a dinner. The guest speaker will be Sarah Tasker, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Franklin & Marshall College and the title of the evening's talk will be "Photochemical Reactions of S-Aryl Thioformates: Toward a Synthesis of Oxetanes via Formal Formylation." Get details. Note: The original newsletter said the talk would be in the Natural Sciences Center, whereas the talk will actually be held in Seibert Hall.

  • 15 April 2020- [King's College] CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS: : The meeting will feature a presentation by our invited speaker and will be preceded by dinner. The guest speaker will be Sergei S. Sheiko, Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the title of the evening's talk will be "Programmable Design of Tissue-Mimetic Materials."

  • 29 April 2020 - [Annual Awards Banquet at the Pine Barn Inn in Danville] CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS


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    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.

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