Category Archives: CSW Events

Celebrate National Chemistry Week October 16-22, 2016: “Solving Mysteries through Chemistry!”

Contributed by Kim Morehouse, CSW NCW Coordinator   The NCW 2016 theme is “Solving Mysteries through Chemistry”, focusing on the science behind the use of chemistry in forensics.  The electronic version of the Celebrating Chemistry Newsletter is available from the ACS website ( Each year the American Chemical Society’s (ACS) NCW campaign reaches millions of people with positive messages about […]

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Dr. Mark L. Miller to Speak at Joint CSW/WCDG Meeting in November

On November 17, Dr. Mark L. Miller, Research Chemist at the FBI Laboratory’s Counterterrorism and Forensic Science Research Unit, will speak at a joint meeting of the Chemical Society of Washington, and the Washington Chromatography Discussion Group. Meeting logistics can be found on the next page. Abstract: Challenges in Forensic Separations The popularity of forensic science on TV shows and […]

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Dr. Jennifer Stern, Planetary Geochemist at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, to Speak at October Meeting

On October 13, Dr. Jennifer Stern, Planetary Geochemist at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, will speak at the next CSW Meeting at ACS Headquarters. Meeting logistics can be found below. Abstract: Life on Mars? Chemical Indicators of Habitability on Mars as Measured by the Curiosity Rover On August 6, 2012 at 1:32 a.m. EDT, the Mars Science Laboratory Rover Curiosity […]

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CSW’s Project SEED Program Still Going Strong!

Contributed by Faye Rubinson, CSW Project SEED Co-Chair CSW’s Project SEED program is alive and well, despite the departure of long-time Project SEED chairman, Dr. Ajay Mallia, in July. Our three events this summer—an orientation session, a career panel, and a workshop on technical presentations and writing—have been well-attended, and the evaluations of the program by this year’s students have […]

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CDER Small Business Regulatory Education for Industry (REdI) Pharmaceutical Quality Symposium July 20-21, 2016

CDER Small Business and Industry Assistance (SBIA) invites you to join us for this two-day in-depth exploration into the world of pharmaceutical quality. Interact with FDA’s subject matter experts from our Office of Pharmaceutical Quality (OPQ) as we address topics such as: Microbial Controls Manufacturing Process Facilities Assessment Method Validation …and many more! For more information, and to register, please […]

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May Dinner Meeting: Dr. David Harwell

Date: Thursday, May 26, 2016 Time: 6:00 p.m. Check-in/Social Hour 6:30 p.m. Dinner 7:15 p.m. Presentation Cost: $20 (Members and Guests)/$10 (Students) Location: ACS Headquarters, Marvel Hall
1155 16th Street, N.W., Washington, DC Menu: Meal will be catered by Purple Onion, serving lemon and herb roasted fresh-cut chicken, orzo “risotto” with fresh herbs, broccoli florets with fresh red peppers, and assorted cookies.
Vegetarian option: […]

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Hillebrand Prize Recipient Stephen A. Wise to Speak at April Meeting

On April 26, 2016 Dr. Stephen A. Wise, Senior Analytical Chemist and Program Coordinator for Food and Nutrition within the Chemical Sciences Division of NIST, will receive the 2015 Hillebrand Prize and be the featured speaker for the evening. Logistical details can be found on the next page. The selection of the recipient of the Hillebrand prize, the highest award […]

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83rd Retired Chemists Group Luncheon

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 Alfio’s La Tratoria Restaurant 4515 Willard Ave., Chevy Chase, MD   Social: (no- host bar): 11:30 am – 12:00 noon Lunch: 12:00 – 1:00 pm Speaker: 1:15 – 2:00 pm   Speaker: Robert Luskin, Attorney Subject: “What do Lance Armstrong and Karl Rove have in Common?”   Abstract From Abscam to Benghazi, every few years, Washington falls victim to scandal derangement syndrome, with obsessive, 24/7 coverage of whatever has captured the imagination.  Mr. Luskin will discuss modern Washington scandals and […]

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Extended: MARM 2016 Call for Abstracts

The 44th Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting is open and ready to receive abstract submissions. The meeting will be held at the College of Mount Saint Vincent in Riverdale, NY, June 9 – 12, 2016.   Below are important deadlines and meeting information. Important Deadlines Abstracts Open:  January 11 Abstracts Close to Authors:  March 28 Acceptance Notices:  April 27 Submit your […]

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4th USA Science & Engineering Festival: 4/16-17

The USA Science & Engineering Festival will take place April 16-17, 2016 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.  The mission of the Science & Engineering Festival is to re-invigorate the interest of our nation’s youth in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by producing and presenting the most compelling, exciting, educational, and entertaining science festival in the United States.  […]

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