Meeting/Event Information

    Past Meetings

    Holiday Party with Prof. Dick Co: "Solar Fuels: Turning Thin Air into Gasoline" PLUS Iota Sigma Pi, Food&Toy Drive

    December 14, 2018
    5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

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

    Chicago ACS' annual holiday party, featuring an intro to the future of energy, end-of-year ceremony, door prizes, food and toy drive, and Iota Sigma Pi raffle. ABSTRACT Many of today’s prevalent renewable energy sources, such as solar and wind, are...

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    Dr Shahila Mehboob Christie: "Improving Public Health through Development of Novel Therapeutics: My Scientific Journey from Academia into the Startup World"

    November 16, 2018
    5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

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

    TALK+POSTERS..As a research faculty at the University of Illinois, Chicago, I was actively involved in drug discovery and development in the area of infectious diseases. During this time one of my projects resulted in the discovery of a new antibiotic sc

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    2018 Basolo Medalist Lecture Edward Solomon, "Activating Metal Sites for Biological Electron Transfer"

    October 26, 2018
    4:30 PM - 9:00 PM

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

    Metal sites in biology often exhibit unique spectroscopic features that reflect novel geometric and electronic structures imposed by the protein that are key to reactivity. The Blue copper active site involved in long range, rapid biological electron tran

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    EDUCATION NIGHT! "Sustaining the Pipeline of Underrepresented Groups in STEM via the Classroom and Research Lab" - Prof. Reginald Rogers • PLUS Edu Wkshop, Posters, Scholarships

    September 21, 2018
    5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

    Loyola University - Chemistry Department (Flanner Hall)
    1068 West Sheridan Road
    Chicago, IL 60660

    Education in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) continues to be a strong focus for students in the United States. Transitioning from high school to college has revealed weaknesses that must be addressed in the early stages of colleg

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    Seth Darling, "The End of Water as We Know It". PLUS Distinguished Service Award, 50-,60-,70-year Member Recognition

    June 22, 2018
    5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

    College of DuPage - Health and Sciences Building
    425 Fawell Blvd
    Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

    BIG EVENING ! Talk by Argonne's Seth Darling, undergraduate research poster session, Distinguished Service Award presentation, and recognition of 50/60/70-year members

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

    March 23, 2018
    5:30 PM - 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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    YCC Meeting-in-a-Box: Opiods - Combating Addiction with Chemistry

    February 27, 2018
    7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

    Univ. of Illinois Chicago, SES Bldng
    845 W. Taylor St.
    Chicago, IL 60608

    The Young Chemists Committee will meet to participate in a web-streaming seminar entitled "Opiods: Combating Addiction With Chemistry".

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    Cement and Concrete Chemistry with Don Broton, CTLGroup; Pre-dinner Lab Tours included!

    February 16, 2018
    5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

    CTL Group
    5400 Old Orchard Rd.
    Skokie, IL 60077-1030

    Don Broton, Principal Scientist, CTLGroup Material Laboratory Services will present a talk about cement and concrete chemistry and analytical tools we use in construction materials failure analysis. Don is a UIC Chicago Chemistry Department Alumni and has

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    "Additive Manufacturing" - joint with AIChE; Pre-dinner demo and talk on 3D printing

    January 25, 2018
    5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

    Roosevelt University - Schaumburg
    1400 N Roosevelt Rd ., Room SCH 126
    Schaumburg,, IL 60173

    Vince Anewenter will present a brief overview of MSOE's Rapid Prototyping Center, how it operates, technology overview, and guiding mission. This will lead into an overview of the current status of the additive manufacturing industry followed by a forwar

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