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Garlic and Other Alliums: The Lore and the Science (Rebroadcast)

Friday, September 18, 2020 at 2-3pm ET
Speaker: Eric Brock, University at Albany
Moderator: Bill Courtney, Washington University in St. Louis

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What You Will Learn

  • How sulfur role in naturee, in everyday kitchen and garden chemistry, as well as in the laboratory 
  • How the natural defensive properties of Allium organosulfur compounds have been used to develop a potent environmentally benign pesticide
  • How garlic-derived compounds have gone from components of health supplements of questionable value to promising drugs for treatment of deadly cancers
El Papel de la Electroquímica para Construir un Futuro Descarbonizado

Miércoles, 23 de Septiembre, 2020 a las 12-1pm CT / 1-2pm ET
Ponente: Maria Escudero Escribano, Universidad de Copenhague
Moderadora: Ingrid Montes, Universidad de Puerto Rico, Recinto de Río y American Chemical Society

Lo Que El Público Aprenderá:

  • La necesidad de sustituir los combustibles fósiles por procesos limpios, así como la importancia de la electroquímica y la catálisis para descarbonizar la economía
  • Algunas aplicaciones de la electrocatálisis en conversión de energía renovable y producción de compuestos químicos y combustibles sostenibles
  • La importancia de diseñar y desarrollar catalizadores a escala atómica y combinar investigación básica con investigación en dispositivos electroquímicos reales

Co-producido con: Sociedad Química de México y Chemical & Engineering News


Mitragyna Speciosa: What Science is Telling Us about Kratom

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at 3-4pm ET
Speaker: Christopher McCurdy, College of Pharmacy, University of Florida
Moderator: Amy Newman, NIDA-Intramural Research Program, National Institutes of Health

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What You Will Learn

  • Understanding of kratom products and their use in the traditional and Western populations
  •  The pharmacology and pharmacokinetics of the major alkaloid, mitragynine (and others) 
  • Some insights into the scientific hypotheses for therapeutic benefits as well as negative consequences

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

Peer-Review: Why, How-To and What Not To Do (Rebroadcast)

Friday, September 25, 2020 at 10-11am ET
Speaker: Pamela Tadross, Organic Process Research & Development
Moderator: Kali Miller, ACS Publications

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What You Will Learn

  • What editors look for when reviewing submissions
  • Tips for responding to reviewer reports
  • Qualifications to become a reviewer and strategies to evaluate a manuscript

Co-produced with: ACS Publications


Planning your Financial Future in the Time of COVID: Wills, Taxes & your Legacy

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 2-3pm ET
Speaker: Steve Mohyla, Woodbury Financial Services
Moderator: Mary Bet Dobson, American Chemical Society

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What You Will Learn

  • What to consider when creating or updating a will 
  • How tax law changes may impact your current plans 
  • How philanthropy may factor into your plans

Co-produced with: ACS Office of Philanthropy

Who Will Win the #ChemNobel? Predicting the 2020 Nobel Laureate(s) in Chemistry

Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 2-3pm ET
Speakers: Kit Chapman, Science Historian and Writer / Wendy Queen, Materials Chemist, EPFL (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne) / Darryl Boyd, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory and Science Made Simple
Moderator: Laura Howes, Chemical & Engineering News

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What You Will Learn

  • Who are our front-runners for this year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry and why 
  • Big ideas in chemistry that we think should someday win the prize
  • Nobel trivia, including how the celebrations will work this year

Co-produced with: Chemical & Engineering News


Catalyze the Vote! 2021 ACS President-Elect Candidates

Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 2-3pm ET
Speakers: Mary K. Carroll, Union College and Angela K. Wilson, Michigan State University
Moderator: Amber Wilson, Pharmaceutical International

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What You Will Learn

  • Meet the ACS President-Elect Candidates 
  • Listen as the candidates speak to topics relevant to young chemists
  • Ask your questions for the candidates

Co-produced with: ACS Younger Chemists Committee

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