Meeting/Event Information

    Future Meetings

    "Public Policy and the Impact of Aquatic Invasive Species" + "ACS Resources for Chemical Safety" + Undergrad Posters

    March 23, 2018
    5:30 PM to 9:00 PM

    University of Illinois at Chicago, Mol. Biol. Res. Bldg.
    901 S. Marshfield Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60607

    Lisa Frede will give an overview of who the Chemistry Industry Council of Illinois is, what they do, and how they represent the chemical industry in Illinois. Ms. Frede will also highlight one of the many public policy issues that CICI deals with and...

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    Lauren Jackson, PhD (FDA) - "Ensuring the Safety of the U.S. Food Supply: The Role of Regulatory Scientists in Carrying out FDA’s Mission"

    April 20, 2018
    5:30 PM to 9:00 PM

    Oakton Community College
    1600 E. Golf Rd.
    Des Plaines, IL 60016

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition is responsible for promoting and protecting public health by ensuring that the nation's food supply is safe, sanitary, wholesome, and honestly labeled, and that cosm

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    2018 Gibbs Awardee Cynthia Burrows - "Beyond Watson & Crick: Roles for Alternative Bases and Folds in the Genome”

    May 11, 2018
    6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

    Meridian Banquets
    1701 Algonquin Rd
    Rolling Meadows, IL 60008

    Less than 2% of the human genome codes for the amino acid sequence of proteins. Why is all the rest of the DNA there? Some of it participates in orchestrating replication, some in the protection of the ends (telomeres), and some sequences upstream of a ge

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    2018 Basolo Medalist Lecture Edward Solomon

    October 26, 2018
    4:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Technological Institute, Northwestern University
    2145 Sheridan Rd.
    Evanston, IL 60208

    Title and abstract TBD

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