FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | March 23, 2015

Inaugural issue of ACS Central Science released

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DENVER, March 23, 2015 — The American Chemical Society (ACS) will publish the first issue of its multidisciplinary high-impact journal ACS Central Science today. This morning, the journal’s editor-in-chief, representatives of the editorial board and ACS staff will discuss the journal’s vision in a press conference at the Society’s 249th National Meeting & Exposition.

In addition, the panelists at the press conference will address the publication’s goals for its first year, highlight the novel content included in the inaugural issue and discuss how Open Access programs like ACS Central Science support the objectives of the Society.

What: ACS Central Science press conference
When: 8:30 a.m., Monday, March 23
Where: Room 104, Colorado Convention Center
Who:

Carolyn Bertozzi, Ph.D.
Howard Hughes Medical Institute and University of California at Berkeley

 

Ben G. Davis, Ph.D.
University of Oxford

 

Alán Aspuru-Guzik, Ph.D.
Harvard University

 

Darla Henderson, Ph.D.
ACS Publications

Reporters may attend in person or watch the briefing live on YouTube at http://bit.ly/ACSLiveDenver.  They may also ask questions remotely by signing in with a Google account.

The American Chemical Society is a nonprofit organization chartered by the U.S. Congress. With more than 158,000 members, ACS is the world’s largest scientific society and a global leader in providing access to chemistry-related research through its multiple databases, peer-reviewed journals and scientific conferences. Its main offices are in Washington, D.C., and Columbus, Ohio.

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