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Please note our name has changed! We are now Silicon Valley Section.

April: Chemists Celebrate Earth Week

Curating the legacy of Stanford’s oceanographic work in Monterey Bay: A science journey told through our collections

Dr. Amanda Whitmire, Harold A. Miller Library, and Hopkins Marine Station
Date: Saturday, April 28, 2018, 1:30 to 3:30 PM
Location: Hopkins Marine Station on 120 Ocean View Blvd, Pacific Grove, CA.

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April: Teach the Teachers
Chemistry Rocks!
Register here!
Date: Saturday, April 21, 2018, 9 AM – 3 PM
Location:  Stanford University, CA

Executive Committee Meeting

March Dinner Meeting
Bridging the Gap for Biotherapeutics Development: Joining Automated Oligosaccharide to Automated Peptide Synthesis

Dr. Nicola Pohl, Indiana University
Date: Thursday, March 15, 2018, 6 – 9 PM
Location: Biltmore Hotel in Santa Clara, CA

Executive Committee Meeting
The next Executive Committee meeting will be on Wednesday, February 7th, 2018 at 7:30 PM. Please contact us for more information. The Executive Committee’s monthly meetings are open to the public – all are welcome.

Free Membership in the American Association of Chemistry Teachers (AACT)
The Section supports local educators and volunteers by paying half of their $50 membership fee, or all of their $50 membership fee for recruiting two others. The AACT is not just for chemistry teachers. It is full of resources for anyone interested in sharing the wonders of science. Find instructions here for reimbursement of membership fees. Click here for a pdf to share with friends and colleagues.

Congressional Chemistry Caucus
A new bipartisan Congressional Chemistry Caucus endorsed by the ACS and other chemistry organizations was launched on April 27, 2016, The Chemistry Caucus will provide a direct pipeline from ACS scientists to Congress and ultimately to the Senate to answer scientific questions about pressing issues relating to chemistry. Find out more information and how to participate at the Chemistry Caucus page.