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  • 18 Aug 2022 12:17 PM | Youwen Xu (Administrator)

    Meeting of the Princeton ACS Section

    Wednesday, September 28, 2022 

    6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

     at the

     Princeton Public Library

     “Where were Women in Chemistry in the 1600s?”

    Michelle DiMeo, PhD, Science History Institute

    To register go to the PACS website at

  • 18 Aug 2022 12:14 PM | Youwen Xu (Administrator)

    Meeting of the Princeton ACS Section 

    Thursday, August 25, 2022

     10:00 AM – 11:30 AM via GoToMeeting

    First-row Transition Metals: Polishing Diseases to Augmenting Molecular Diagnostics

     Varsha Kelkar Mane, Ph.D., FRSC., FICS

    Professor and Head, Department of Biotechnology

    University of Mumbai, India 

    To register, go to our website at

  • 03 Aug 2022 5:51 PM | Youwen Xu (Administrator)

    A pilot-scale solar fuel reactor outside Madrid can produce jet fuel from two simple ingredients: carbon dioxide and water (Joule 2022, DOI: 10.1016/j.joule.2022.06.012). Kerosene made with this process, which is powered by heat from a solar concentrator, could serve as a drop-in replacement for fossil fuels.

  • 21 Jun 2022 2:01 PM | Michael Michalczyk (Administrator)

    2022 Multi-Section Networking Happy Hour
    Philly Science & Engineering Professional Organizations
    Monday, July 25 5 – 7pm
    Love City Brewing
    1023 Hamilton St, Philadelphia, PA 19123

  • 28 May 2022 3:50 PM | Youwen Xu (Administrator)

    Chemistry-focused machine learning tools can be misused to design potential chemical weapons

    by Laura Howes

    May 10, 2022 | A version of this story appeared in Volume 100, Issue 17

  • 05 May 2022 4:04 PM | Michael Michalczyk (Administrator)

    ChemPharma Zoom Event:

    To Consult or Not to Consult – Making the Transition to Consulting

    Have you ever considered Consulting? Today’s business reality is that we can all expect to go through job transitions multiple times throughout our careers – and finding that next opportunity requires significant focus and time. Meanwhile, consulting offers the chance to build new skills, stay active and bring in a paycheck. So what should you do? This session will start by providing insights into what it takes to be a consultant and will explore the pros and cons behind choosing to consult versus remaining a full-time employee.

  • 02 Apr 2022 2:39 PM | Youwen Xu (Administrator)

    We have been approaching the complete human genome since 1990. Today, the new studies published in Science, scientists have resolved the most critical sequencing problem and obtained the complete human genome sequence, which may push our understanding on human growth and disease development to the next level.

  • 19 Feb 2022 8:55 PM | Youwen Xu (Administrator)

    “Using Performance Testing to Understand the Benefits of Flavor Delivery Systems in Food Applications”
    Carolyn Crosby, Research Investigator, Performance Insights and Adam Toth, Senior Manager, Delivery and Material Technology, International Flavors and Fragrance (IFF), Research & Development
    For more information and to register go to our website at:

  • 19 Feb 2022 8:17 PM | Youwen Xu (Administrator)

    Our speakers are:

    - “California-Native Elderflowers: How the Volatile Profile Changes with Post-Harvest Processing”, Katie Uhl, PhD Candidate in Food Science, University of California, Davis

    - “Comparative Analysis of a Variety of Chili Peppers including Synthesized Compounds and Sensory Evaluation”, Neil C. Da Costa, International Flavors & Fragrances, Inc.

    For more information and to register go to our website at :

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