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March 2021

2021 Virtual Meeting in Miniature (vMIM)

March 16, 2021 | 3:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Tuesday March 16, 2021 vMIM Concurrent session talks at 3:00 pm. (Cancelled) Presentation at 7:00 pm. Plenary Presentation: "A Perspective on the Future of College Textbook Publishing” By Sean W, Wakely, Vice President, Product and Editorial, FlatWorld Sean W. Wakely is Vice President, Product and Editorial at FlatWorld a mission-driven college textbook publisher that focuses on providing high-quality textbooks at affordable prices. Sean possesses extensive higher education publishing experience across many subject areas gained by working with Cengage Learning, Thomson…

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April 2021

April 21, 2021 Education Night Meeting

April 21, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

April 21, 2021 Exec committee meeting 5:30 Presentation 7:00 pm Title: ACS Physical Chemistry Exam Creation Process Dr. Chrystal Bruce is a Professor of Chemistry at John Carroll University. She received her PhD  in Physical Chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her research focuses on small molecule-protein and small molecule-DNA interactions, the teaching and learning of chemistry, and the importance of mentoring in the professional advancement of science faculty. Currently, she is the co-chair of the…

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May 2021

2021 Edward W. Morley Award and Address, May 19

May 19, 2021 | 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

May 19, 2021 Exec committee meeting 5:30 Presentation 7:00 pm David N. Beratan, R.J. Reynolds Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, Chemistry, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences, Duke University is the 2021 Morley Medal winner. Biology Meets Quantum Mechanics: The Molecular Foundations of Bioenergetics The dual (wave-particle) nature of matter is not usually required to describe the function of living systems. Yet, energy capture and conversion in biology rely on the delivery of electrons with sub-nanometer precision. As such, quantum phenomena…

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September 2021

Sept. 16 (Thurs): Joint Meeting with Akron Section

September 16, 2021 | 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Thurs. Sept. 16 Burntwood Tavern 3750 West Market Street Fairlawn, OH 44333 with Zoom virtual attendance option 4:30 Executive committee meeting 5:30 Social hour 6:30 Dinner 7:30 Presentation: Kevin Cavicchi, Professor, School of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering, University of Akron Putting Rubber Elasticity to Work in Smart Materials The ability to program a stimuli-responsive shape-change into a material is of significant interest for remotely deployable devices and sensors across a range of industries, such as aerospace, packaging, and medicine.…

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October 2021

Oct. 21, 2021 (Thurs.) Cleveland Section Meeting

October 21, 2021 | 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Rumi’s Market Place and Deli, 8225 Carnegie Ave
Cleveland, OH 44103 United States
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4:30pm Executive Committee Meeting 5:30pm Social Hour, appetizers (falafel, hummus, tabouli etc.) 6:30pm Dinner, Traditional Middle Eastern selections for meal and dessert 7:30pm Talk: Computational Approaches for Assessing Carcinogenic Potency of Untested Nitrosamines, Suman Chakravarti, Ph.D.,MultiCASE, Inc. Title: "Computational Approaches for Assessing Carcinogenic Potency of Untested Nitrosamines"   Bio: Suman Chakravarti earned his Ph.D. in Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry from the Shri Govindram Seksaria Institute of Technology and Science (SGSITS) in Indore, India in 2000. Suman is currently Vice President…

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November 2021

Nov. 17 Monthly Meeting

November 17, 2021 | 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Wednesday Nov, 17th Axehouse Cleveland 7389 State Rd Unit 3 Parma, OH 44134 Schedule of events: 4:30 - 5:30: Executive Committee meeting 5:30 - 6:30: social hour and dinner. We will provide beer and drinks, as well as assorted subs from DiBellas. 6:30 - 7:00: American Society for Metals, Cleveland Chapter representative will speak about metallurgy. 7:00 - 8:30: safety protocols and throwing of sharp items (axes, small axes, knives, ninja stars and more) *We'll be throwing axes, knives, ninja…

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January 2022

January Meeting

January 19, 2022 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

January 19, 2022 Virtual Meeting of Cleveland ACS On Wednesday January 19 at 7:30 pm, we’ll do a CHEMISTRY BAR TRIVIA COMPETITION!  Attendees will log onto an online quiz-hosting site and participate in a three-round trivia quiz, emceed by the Section Chair.  There will be 15 questions per round, and speed counts!  Participants will be vying for prizes:  gift cards of $100, $50, and $25 for the top three scorers. Here’s how it will work:  Registrants for the meeting will…

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February 2022

Feb. 2022 virtual meeting

February 16, 2022 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

February 16, 2022 Virtual Meeting of Cleveland ACS Oliver Glass, PhD Category Clinician in Rare Diseases at Pfizer, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine Duke University Therapeutic Advances in Rare Diseases: A Journey into DYRK1A My passion is to drive advancements in the treatment of rare diseases and bring medicines to patients quicker. DYRK1A syndrome is an autosomal dominant disorder that affects approximately 500 individuals worldwide. Changes in the DYRK1A gene have been linked to intellectual disabilities, microcephaly, speech and language…

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April 2022

April 27, 2022: Education Night Meeting

April 27, 2022 | 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Shaker Heights Country Club, 3300 Courtland Blvd
Shaker Heights, OH 44022 United States
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Wednesday April 27th, Shaker Country Club At this event we celebrate all things education.  We will recognize student winners of awards offered by the section during the year, as well as our 2022 Heller-Dabrowski Outstanding HS Teacher award winner, Sarah Rivera of Mayfield HS. After award recognitions and dinner we will have a Wikipedia tutorial session, see below for more information ACS Exec Comm meeting: 5 - 6pm Dinner and awards presentations: 6 - 7pm Wikipedia tutorial session: 7 -…

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May 2022

2022 Edward W. Morley Award and Address: Wed. May 18

May 18, 2022 | 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Michaelson & Morley Restaurant, 11038 Bellflower Road
Cleveland, OH 44106
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Wednesday May 18th Michaelson & Morley Restaurant, Veale Center Case Western Reserve University   Dr. James D. Burrington, Principal Scientist at NiceChemistry.com, Lubrizol Corporate Fellow, Retired A Mechanistic Journey Through Industrial Chemistry Mechanism provides a fundamental roadmap for the structures of intermediates and the transition states which connect them to starting materials and products. Mechanistic insights have lead to discoveries in catalysis and performance chemistries, including those for selective oxidation, cationic polymerization, alkylation and gelation for applications in acrylonitrile production,…

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