Meeting/Event Information

    Past Meetings

    "Chemists Presentation: Building the First 'Steamship' in History" - John Busch | Joint meeting with Joliet Section

    April 08, 2019
    5:30 PM to 9:00 PM

    North Central College, Wentz Science Center
    131 S. Loomis Street
    Naperville, IL 60540

    Historian and author John Laurence Busch will attempt to re-calibrate your mind before showing why the proposition of making the first crossing of the Atlantic Ocean by a "steamship" was met with a mixture of skepticism and fear. Then he will explore the

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    "Science Diplomacy Can Succeed Where Other Diplomacies Have Failed" - Dr. Zafra Lerman + Student Posters + Green Building Tour

    March 21, 2019
    5:30 PM to 9:00 PM

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

    Because science can be used to both improve life and cut it short, scientists have a special responsibility to use science for the betterment of humankind. In this talk, we’ll discuss how science can be used as a bridge to peace.

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    Dr. Andrew Lee (NU) "Rational Cancer Vaccine Design Based on Spherical Nucleic Acids"

    January 25, 2019
    5:30 PM to 9:00 PM

    Roosevelt University - Schaumburg
    1400 N Roosevelt Rd
    Schaumburg,, IL 60173

    Joint with AIChE (American Institute of Chemical Engineers). Nanomedicine stands to make major contributions to immunotherapy. Nanostructures that can be designed to present and deliver immunestimulatory molecules to cells of the immune system provide a w

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