Industry News & Media

The American Chemical Society recently organized a colloquium with the American Chemistry Council regarding opportunities and challenges in using advanced toxicity testing and risk assessment methods in a Modernized TSCA.  Learn more about the presentation, including slides and audio from the presenters.


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Each month the ACS New York Section's Chemical Marketing & Economics Group holds a luncheon and presentation.  You can join in for the presentation through a LIVE webcast, free to all current ACS members.  More information is available at the NYSCME Group website including how to register.

Join us on May 5, at 1 P.M. ET, to hear the insights of experts about the opportunities in  this exciting area. 

Federico Mennella, Managing Director & Head of Lincoln’s International Global Chemical practice. Led Chase's Chemical and Industrial M&A advisory . Worked at Peter J. Solomon, Deutsche Bank, McKinsey, Lazard, Oppenheimer and Arthur Andersen.

Renzo Merino, Analyst, Moody’s Sovereign Risk Group. Has covered the credit of the Inter-American Development Bank, Panama, Ecuador, USA, Canada, Australia, Hong Kong, South Africa, Brazil, Peru, and Venezuela. Country Risk Analyst at BMI.

George Rodriguez (moderator), strategy and innovation advisor. Served at Asahi Glass, Nagase, Pfizer and Union Carbide (Dow). Expertise in strategy, sales and marketing, and M&A in chemicals, biopharma, biofuels, bioplastics and Latin American operations.

James S. Rosenstein, Executive Director,Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce. Served at ViS Research, Bentley Motors, Toyota, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Dev. and BNP. Fellow at Harvard University’s Advanced Leadership Initiative.

Michael King, PhD, is Michael King Jr is a Managing Director and senior research analyst covering the biotechnology industry. Prior to joining JMP, Mr King Jr was a Managing Director at Dawson James Securities, where he served as Director of Research and as a senior biotechnology analyst. He was previously a Managing Director and senior research analyst at Rodman & Renshaw, a Senior Vice President and Director of Corporate Development at publicly traded ZIOPHARM Oncology.

Nathan Tinker PhD, has been Executive Director of New York BIO since 2007. He has more than 20 years of experience in working with both global and emerging technology companies.  Prior to joining NYBIO, he served as Executive Director of the Sabin Vaccine Institute Cancer Vaccine Consortium and as the Director of the Nanotechnology and Biotechnology Practice at Antenna Group.  Dr. Tinker was Co-Founder and Executive Vice President of the NanoBusiness Alliance. 

Paul Pospisil, PhD, is a Senior Client Partner, Global Life Sciences at Korn Ferry. He recruits chief executive officer, chief business officer, head of research and development and other key executives. Was a co-founder of Aduro Capital LLC. He has worked at Atlas Venture, Millennium Pharmaceuticals and Altus Biologics.

Michael King, PhD, is Michael King Jr is a Managing Director and senior research analyst covering the biotechnology industry. Prior to joining JMP, Mr King Jr was a Managing Director at Dawson James Securities, where he served as Director of Research and as a senior biotechnology analyst. He was previously a Managing Director and senior research analyst at Rodman & Renshaw, a Senior Vice President and Director of Corporate Development at publicly traded ZIOPHARM Oncology.

Nathan Tinker PhD, has been Executive Director of New York BIO since 2007. He has more than 20 years of experience in working with both global and emerging technology companies.  Prior to joining NYBIO, he served as Executive Director of the Sabin Vaccine Institute Cancer Vaccine Consortium and as the Director of the Nanotechnology and Biotechnology Practice at Antenna Group.  Dr. Tinker was Co-Founder and Executive Vice President of the NanoBusiness Alliance. 

Paul Pospisil, PhD, is a Senior Client Partner, Global Life Sciences at Korn Ferry. He recruits chief executive officer, chief business officer, head of research and development and other key executives. Was a co-founder of Aduro Capital LLC. He has worked at Atlas Venture, Millennium Pharmaceuticals and Altus Biologics.


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Before You Press Send!: How to Avoid Email Pitfalls and Faux Pas

Date: Wednesday, January 26 @ 2-3pm ET
Speaker:  Mark Jones, Dow Chemical (retired)
Moderator: Patricia Simpson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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  • Why good communication and good email, results from clearly defining your goal and shaping that goal for your audience 
  • How to make emails easy to understand and hard to misinterpret 
  • How many flaws of email communication make it a poor choice in some situations

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Can Medical Instruments be Racist?

Date: Thursday, January 27, 2022 @ 1-2pm ET
Speaker: Roger Turner, Science History Institute
Moderator: Bill Tsuzynski, The Unami Group LLC

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  • The history of the spirometer and pulse oximeter from the work of Lundy Braun and Amy Moran-Thomas 
  • How medical instruments can amplify racial disparities 
  • What we can learn from the history of these instruments to create ones to better serve all people they measure

Co-produced with: Science History Institute and Chemical & Engineering News


The Inclusivity Triangle: Approaching DEIR in Chemistry through Academia, Industry, and Community

Date: Tuesday, February 1 @ 1-2pm ET
Speakers: Pamela M. Leggett-Robinson, PLR Consulting / Sherine Obare, North Carolina A&T State University and UNC Greensboro / Shanina Sanders Johnson, Spelman College
Moderator: Paula Christopher, American Chemical Society

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  • How to design curricular activities that engage students and build upon their diverse backgrounds in an inclusive manner 
  • How to build a research environment where any student can successfully develop the skills, talent, competence, and confidence needed for the workforce 
  • How to utilize local section activities to increase inclusion of diverse perspectives, professions, and racial/ethnic/gendered identities of members

Co-produced with: ACS Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Respect

Yes and! Improving Science Collaboration with Lessons from Improv

Date: Wednesday, February 2 @ 2-3pm ET
Speaker:  Matt Grandbois, DuPont Electronics & Industrial
Moderator: Annabelle Lolinco, Iowa State University

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  • How to leverage the concepts of accepting and building to foster collaboration 
  • Why improving professional empathy can build win-win scenarios
  • How collaboration can improve productivity and ingenuity

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Zebras or Horses? How a False Sense of Security Can Lead to Lab Accidents

Date: Wednesday, February 9 @ 2-3pm ET
Speaker: Mary Beth Mulcahy, ACS Chemical Health & Safety 
Moderator: Ralph Stuart, Keene State College

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  • How to recognize the multiple contributing factors that lead to a laboratory accident 
  • How a laboratory accident can impact a chemist’s career 
  • What are ACS Chemical Health & Safety journal’s expectations for incident reports

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

10 Tips for Creating Abstracts with Substance and Style

Date: Thursday, February 17 @ 2-3pm ET
Speaker: Osvaldo Oliveira Jr., ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces and University of São Paulo, Brazil
Moderator: Regiane Bracchi, ACS Publications

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  • How to create a strong title 
  • How to crafting a substantive abstract 
  • How to construct an impactful TOC graphic

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Date: Thursday, December 23, 2021 @ 6-7pm IT (7:30am ET)
Speaker: Dr. Shekhar Mande, Ministry of Science and Technology, India
Moderator: Dr. Deeksha Gupta, American Chemical Society

What You Will Learn:

  • How to contribute in making India move towards the sustainable path of Atmanirbhar Bharat
  • How to mold career in innovation and entrepreneurship
  • How to bridge gaps to increase your chance of employability

Co-produced with: ACS International and ACS Publications

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How Much Did American Chemists Make in 2021? Analyzing the Data from the 2021 ACS Salary Survey

Date: Thursday, January 20 @ 2-3pm ET
Speakers: Kevin Traylor, American Chemical Society and Eric Bruton, ACS Committee on Economic and Professional Affairs
Moderator: Andrea Widener, C&EN

What You Will Learn:

  • How the ACS 2021 Salary Survey was conducted and its history 
  • Key findings regarding salaries, demographics, and unemployment
  • What ACS resources are available to assist your professional development in 2022

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