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February CSW Meeting: College Chemistry Achievement Awards and FDA Presentation on Fish Oil Supplements

At this month’s CSW meeting, Dr. Cynthia Srigley, a Research Chemist at the FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, will give a presentation entitled, “Recent Advances in the Analysis of Long Chain Omega-3 PUFA in Fish Oil Dietary Supplements”. In addition, CSW will present the College Chemistry Achievement Awards. The College Chemistry Achievement Awards are presented annually by the […]

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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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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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March Dinner Meeting:  Are Chemists Too Shy For Their Own Good?

Madeleine Jacobs, former CEO and Executive Director of ACS, and former Editor-in-Chief of Chemical and Engineering News, spent nearly 45 years communicating science to the public and advocating with policymakers.  Join this dynamic speaker in a talk and discussion about how we can do a better job of engaging the public and policymakers in supporting research and development and STEM […]

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Undergraduates to be Honored at February Meeting

The College Chemistry Achievement Awards are presented annually by the Chemical Society of Washington to the outstanding seniors majoring in chemistry and biochemistry from each of the area colleges and universities. Meeting Details Thursday, February 11, 2016 University of Maryland Chemistry Building Atrium 6:00 p.m. Social Hour/Check-in/Dinner 7:00 p.m. College Achievement Awards 7:30 p.m. Speaker Presentation/TBA Cost: $28.00 Members & […]

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Message from the President: February

Contributed by Dennis Chamot, CSW President The January CSW membership meeting featured an interactive session with Dr. Kathy Covert, who oversees the NSF’s Centers for Chemical Innovation (CCI).  She led a stimulating discussion of Grand Challenges for Chemistry.  CCI supports scientific exploration of complex, fundamental issues (e.g., determining the chemical nature of memory and consciousness), and of course, much of […]

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January Dinner Meeting: Tackling Grand Challenges in Chemistry

Origins of life; the fundamental nature of the chemical bond; chemistry of the brain; designing molecules for materials and function and then to be able to make them—these are only a few of the grand challenges facing chemists.  Join Dr. Kathy Covert, Program Director for the NSF Division of Chemistry primarily assigned to the Centers for Chemical Innovation (CCI), to […]

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Joint WCDG/CSW Meeting, 12/16

On December 16, 2015, CSW and the Washington Chromatography Discussion Group will hold a joint meeting at the US Pharmacopeia. Details about the meeting can be found on the WCDG website. Speaker: Ronald E. Majors, LCGC North America, West Chester, PA Title: Top Ten HPLC/UPLC Column Myths Abstract: In any field there are often “misconceptions” or “myths” that are perpetuated […]

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May Dinner Meeting: Explosives are Where Intimacy Matters

Please join CSW on Thursday, May 21, 2015 for a dinner meeting featuring Raleigh W. Parrott II, Chemist-Forensic Examiner for the Explosives Unit of the FBI Laboratory. Mr. Parrott is currently a Chemist –Forensic Examiner for the FBI Laboratory in Quantico, VA.  His area of expertise is in the analysis of explosives and residues of explosive materials. Mr. Parrott earned […]

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