|Posted by Burkholder, Thomas on June 5, 2017 at 3:45 PM||comments (0)|
Friday June 16, 2017
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Integrated Sciences Building Room 135
https://goo.gl/maps/SYkmqpm4AtB2" target="_blank">661 North Pleasant St
Amherst MA 01373
FREE and open to the public (not a university or school sponsored event).
The Department of Chemistry invites students and their parents or guardians to our 4th Annual Chemistry Demonstration Show.
There will be exciting explosions, colorful...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Burkholder, Thomas on October 13, 2016 at 6:50 AM||comments (0)|
What is CRISPR?
Come listen to Dr. Peter Jones (UMass medical School) talk about CRISPR!
Come mingle with chemists from the Connecticut Valley Section!
Learn how to get involved in the local section!
University of St. Joseph, West Hartford, CT
McDonough Hall, Room 213
6:00 PM (refreshments) 6:30 PM (talk)
|Posted by Burkholder, Thomas on November 16, 2015 at 1:55 PM||comments (0)|
Juergen T. Renze
Education: Ph.D. 2002, U. of Hamburg, Germany; M.S. 1998, U. of Wuerzburg, Germany.
Employment: 2002-2004, Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard Medical School; 2005-2007, Scientist, Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; 2008-2009, Senior Scientist, Warner Babcock Institute for Green Chemistry; 2011-present, Adjunct Professor,...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Burkholder, Thomas on August 17, 2015 at 5:30 PM||comments (0)|
On Monday, August 17, from 5:30-7:00pm, the Connecticut Valley Section of the ACS will be hosting a hospitality function at The Pour House at 907 Bolyston Street, across the street from the Hynes Convention Center. Come take a break from the ACS meeting and join your friends and colleagues from across the section.
|Posted by Burkholder, Thomas on July 9, 2015 at 7:45 AM||comments (0)|
Join us as FOUR local sections from Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont have a joint meeting, hosted by the Green Mountain Local Section. There will be light refreshments and a seminar by Dr. Jimmy Wu, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, Dartmouth College titled “Taking Aim at Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Identification of GLP-1 Secretagogues and the TRPA1 Receptor as Their Biological Target”. A reception will follow the seminar.
T...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Burkholder, Thomas on July 2, 2015 at 8:30 AM||comments (0)|
There are two exciting events coming up.
On Saturday, July 18th at 2 PM we will be touringPaper City Brewing Company, 108 Cabot St, Holyoke, MA 01040
Saturday, Jul 25 at 2:00 PM we will tour Broad Brook Brewing Company, 2 North Rd, East Windsor, CT 06088
Registration for each is $5.0...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Burkholder, Thomas on November 17, 2014 at 2:10 PM||comments (0)|
Update November 25, 2014: The Connecticut Valley local section has a national winner of the NCW 2014 Illustrated Poem Contest! Emma Belcourt, 11th grade student at Cromwell High School, has won second place in the 9th-12th grade category.
Congratulations to the winners of the National Chemistry Week Illustrated Poem Contest winners. Click on the photos to see full size.
For High School (grades 9-12) the winner is:
Emma Belcourt, 11th grade, Crom...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Burkholder, Thomas on July 24, 2014 at 2:00 PM||comments (0)|
The 75th NEACT Summer conference is being held at Fitchburg State University, Aug 11-14. In addition to a great program with wonderful speakers and workshops, there is the opportunity for graduate credit. You may register online at www.neact.org or by sending the registration form to Kathy Siok, the Registrar. You do not need to be a NEACT member to attend the conference. There is still time to register for both the conference and the gr...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Burkholder, Thomas on February 7, 2014 at 2:50 PM||comments (0)|
|Posted by Burkholder, Thomas on February 5, 2014 at 1:50 PM||comments (0)|
Dear Members of the Connecticut Valley Section,
I am pleased to announce that Connecticut Valley Section will be participating in the 2014 U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad (USNCO). The primary goals of this program are to stimulate interest and achievement in chemistry among high school students throughout the United States and to provide recognition of outstanding young chemistry students, teachers, and schools.
Students competing in the USNCO are eligible to be select...Read Full Post »