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September 2017: Flavors of Chemistry: Coffee, Olive Oil, and Chocolate

Date: Saturday, September 30, 2017, 1 – 5 PM Location: UC Davis Activites and Recreation Center Ballroom, Davis, CA ACS Sacramento Local Section is pleased to announce that the 3rd Annual Flavors of Chemistry will be occurring on Saturday, September 30th at the … Continue reading

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September 2017: Threats Related to WMDs

The FBI, Weapons of Mass Destruction, and the Chemical Industry FBI Special Agent Todd Piantedosi, San Francisco FBI Office Date: Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 6 – 9 PM Location: Michael’s at Shoreline Park, Mountain View This presentation focuses on how … Continue reading

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June 2017: Genetically Encoded Polymers

Genetically Encoded Polymers: Construction of Multifunctional Therapeutics without Sacrificing Homogeneity 2nd Special Joint Meeting with the Golden Gate Polymer Forum Volker Schellenberger, President and CEO, Amunix Operating, Inc. Date: Tuesday, June 13, 2017, 6 – 9 PM Location: Michael’s at … Continue reading

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May 2017: Teach the Teachers Workshop

Solving Mysteries through Chemistry Date: Saturday May 20, 2017, 9 AM – 3:30 PM Location: Stanford University, CA We all enjoy a good crime mystery. Engage your students in chemistry by teaching them to solve forensic science mysteries. Solving a … Continue reading

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March 2017: Historical Pigments

Historical Pigments: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Curtis W. Frank and Sara Loesch-Frank Date: Thursday, March 23, 2017, 6 – 9 PM Location: Michael’s at Shoreline Park Mountain View, CA For the past ten years, we have been … Continue reading

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March 2017: ACS Monterey Bay Lecture Series

Chemical Equilibria in Soil Science and Crop Production Dr. Husein Ajwa, Professor Emeritus UC Davis Date: Friday, March 10, 2017, 6 – 9 PM Please note new location: Cal State Monterey Bay, Student Center – West Lounge (3116 Inter-Garrison Rd, … Continue reading

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February 2017: Making Medicines More Sustainably

Making Medicines More Sustainably: Efforts of the Green Chemistry Institute Pharma Roundtable (GCIPR) Dr. Stefan Koenig Date: Wednesday February 15, 2017, 6 – 9 PM Location: Michael’s at Shoreline Park, Mountain View, CA Abstract The ACS Green Chemistry Institute Pharma … Continue reading

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Mosher Award Seminar and Dinner

Mosher Award Seminar and Dinner Dr. John Warner, Award winner Innovation and Sustainability: Designing the Future Date: Thursday January 26, 2017, 6 – 9PM Location: Biltmore Hotel and Suites Santa Clara Hotel Abstract Imagine a world where all segments of … Continue reading

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October 2016: Discovering the Cycling of Mercury

Seeing through the Fog: Discovering the Cycling of Mercury from Sea to Land Dr. Kenneth Coale Moss Landing Marine Labs Date: October 21, 2016 Credit: Shutterstock/C&EN Abstract Mercury is a fickle element, existing in the biosphere in three physical states … Continue reading

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October 2016: National Chemistry Week

            National Chemistry Week: Solving Mysteries through Chemistry Date: Saturday October 15, 2016, 10 am – 1 pm Location: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library, 150 E. San Fernando St., San Jose Hands-on science experiments … Continue reading

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