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How Industry is Driving Sustainability through Innovation

Date: Wednesday, May 12, 2021 @ 2-3pm ET
Speakers: Peter Eckes, BASF / Gayle Schueller, 3M / Bob Maughon, SABIC
Moderator: Rebekah Paul, American Chemical Society

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What You Will Learn:

  • The role of the chemical industry in driving sustainability 
  • How sustainable innovations can benefit the consumer, the chemical industry and the environment 
  • Opportunities for the next generation in the chemical industry

Co-produced with: ACS Industry Member Programs

Nanosafety: Emerging Research Perspectives

Date: Thursday, May 13, 2021 @ 2-3pm ET
Speakers: Tilak Chandra, University of Wisconsin-Madison / Katie Kruszynski, University of Wisconsin-Madison / Markus Schaufele, Northwestern University
Moderator: Ralph Stuart, Keene State College

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What You Will Learn:

  • The emerging concerns related to nanoparticle safety, both in the laboratory and in the environment 
  • How a “what if” method can be used for a hazard assessment to develop a safe operating procedure 
  • What research about nanoparticles in the environment tells us about potential hazards

Co-produced with: ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety ACS Committee on Chemical Safety


Date: Tuesday, May 18, 2021 @ 2-3pm ET
Speaker: Xiaoxing Xi, Temple University
Moderator: Jyllian Kemsley, Chemical & Engineering News

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What You Will Learn:

  • A personal account of what occurs when the DOJ charges someone for stealing secrets 
  • Why criminal investigations and prosecutions under the DOJ’s “China Initiative” are unjust to Chinese scientists and damaging to American leadership in science and technology 
  • Why open fundamental research is facing an existential threat and what a federal scientific group recommends to address China influence within the framework of research integrity

Co-produced with: Chemical & Engineering News

Date: Wednesday, May 19, 2021 @ 6-7 IST (8:30am ET)
Speaker: Amitabha Bandyopadhyay, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Moderator: Deeksha Gupta, American Chemical Society

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What You Will Learn:

  • What are the key ingredients of a successful start-up 
  • How to develop a refined approach to finding a relevant problem to solve 
  • How to master the art of defining the customer segment in a start-up culture

Co-produced with: ACS International, catering to an audience based in India


Online vs. In-Person: Networking as a Medicinal Chemist

Date: Thursday, May 20, 2021 @ 2-3:30pm ET
Speakers: Ronny Priefer, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences / Kelly Chibale, University of Cape Town (South Africa) / Maria Laura Bolognesi, University of Bologna (Italy)
Moderator: Lorraine Clark, ACS Publications

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What You Will Learn:

  • Why networking is essential for a successful career in medicinal chemistry 
  • How to approach in-person vs. virtual networking with proven advice from leaders in the field 
  • What tips and tricks for virtual networking provide results and how you can get started now

Co-produced with: ACS Divisions of Medicinal Chemistry Chemical Toxicology, American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, and ACS Publications

Fecha: Miércoles, 26 de Mayo, 2021 @ 2-3pm ET (1-2pm CT)
Ponente: Miguel Costas Basin, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Moderadora: Maria del Jesus Rosales Hoz, Cinvestav y Sociedad Química de México

Lo Que El Público Aprenderá:

  • Es posible diseñar proteínas con secuencias de amino ácidos inéditas en la naturaleza 
  • Las proteínas con estructura de barril TIM son estables 
  • Los barriles TIM diseñados de novo son un buen andamio para diseñar otras con funciones específicas

Coproducido con: Sociedad Química de México y Chemical & Engineering News


How to Win Funding: Compelling Grant and Fellowship Applications

Date: Thursday, May 27, 2021 @ 2-3pm ET
Speaker: Nancy Jensen, American Chemical Society
Moderator: Joerg Schlatterer, American Chemical Society

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What You Will Learn:

  • Where funding sources can be located
  • How to effectively present your proposed research 
  • How to avoid some common errors in proposal writing and constructively dealing with rejection

Co-produced with: ACS Graduate & Postdoctorial Scholars Office

Date: Friday, May 28, 2021 @ 1-2pm ET
Speakers: Zhenan Bao, Stanford University and H.N. Cheng, ACS President
Moderator: Young-Shin Jun, Washington University in St. Louis

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What You Will Learn:

  • What is the current status of skin-inspired electronics 
  • How materials are designed for skin-inspired electronics 
  • How skin-inspired electronics are interfaced with biological systems

Co-produced with: ACS Committee on Science

The “Frontier Fridays” Webinar Series are organized by ACS President H.N. Cheng, Michael Morello (Division Representative, ACS Committee on Science) Retired formerly PepsiCo R&D, Young-Shin Jun of Washington University in St. Louis, and Martin G. Kociolek (Chair of the ACS Committee on Science) of Penn State Behrend.


Artificial Intelligence in Chemistry: Current Trends and Future Opportunities

Date: Wednesday, June 2, 2021 @ 2-3pm ET
Speakers: James Collins, MIT and Jürgen Cox, Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry
Moderator: Angela Zhou, CAS

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What You Will Learn:

  • What are the categories of machine learning (supervised, unsupervised, and reinforcement learning) and emerging trends within chemistry 
  • Why certain areas of machine learning have grown faster than others in the chemical space 
  • What are the key challenges that need to be addressed for faster innovation and more development

Co-produced with: CAS

Chemistry and the Economy: Supply Chain Woes and is Industry “Sprouting” Green?

Date: Thursday, June 3, 2021 @ 2-3pm ET
Speaker: Paul Hodges, New Normal Consulting
Moderator: Bill Carroll, Caroll Applied Science

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What You Will Learn:

  • How businesses can be more successful by taking a more holistic view of the environment in which they operate 
  • How companies are refocusing due to the shifts in consumer demand and the need to work towards a greener economy 
  • A macro examination of the state of the global economy and the implications for the US and other countries

Co-produced with: ACS Industry Member Programs and ACS Division of Business Development and Management


Bioinspired Nanomaterials: From Discovery to Market Pipeline

Date: Thursday, June 10, 2021 @ 2-3pm ET
Speakers: Siddharth Patwardhan, The University of Sheffield (UK)
Moderator: David Constable, American Chemical Society

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What You Will Learn:

  • Why the understanding bio-nano interface is a powerful basis for designing bioinspired syntheses of functional nanomaterials 
  • How careful design of bioinspired nanomaterials can provide commercially relevant products 
  • Why process chemistry, scale-up and downstream processing are equally important in reaching the markets

Co-produced with: ACS Green Chemistry Institute


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