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October 28th Webinar

October 28, 2021

6:00 pm

You are invited to a Zoom webinar!
Oct 28, 2021 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)


6:00 – 6:30 PM: Dr. Christopher Kotyk; Chemistry Department, Wheaton College, MA

Abstract Title: Luminescence and Electrochemistry of Lanthanide Complexes with Perfluorinated Alkoxide Ligands 

6:30 – 7:00 PM: Dr. Dennis Awasabisah; Biology & Chemistry Department, Fitchburg State University

Abstract Title: Heme-quinoline adducts and their role in inhibiting hemozoin formation.

Register in advance here: https://american-chemical-society.zoom.com/webinar/register/WN_3WyJcITBQBCvy5XdG1pLBA
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Abstracts can be downloaded by clicking this link.

Fall 2021 Councilor Report


It is that time of the year for the Councilor to send their report as the Councilor from the Central MA section. 

Report available for download here: Fall 2021 Councilor Report 


PROF Leadership Development Award

Application Deadline:

November 15, 2021

An opportunity for students from the ACS Division of Professional Relations:


They have established the PROF Leadership Development Award that would provide any awarded student a FREE scholarship to attend the 2022 ACS Leadership Development Institute (LDI)  Younger Leaders Track. This includes round-trip airfare, hotel, meals, and access to impactful leadership training for an in person event. Virtual attendees would receive registration to the LDI YC Track. 


In order to be eligible, applicants/students must be:

  • under 35 years of age

  • ACS Members and PROF Members ($5 annual dues for students)

  • currently live in the United States and its territories. 

Deadline for application is November 15, 2021. 



Northeast Region Virtual Social Hour


7:00 pm

Thursdays, recurring

Virtual Social Hour (hosted by New Haven and Connecticut Valley sections)

Time: 7:00 PM

New day/time STARTING on 01/28: Thursdays at 7 


Location: wherever you happen to be

Get to know your fellow ACS Northeast Region chemists!



To get Zoom connection info, register here: https://www.acsnewhaven.org/weeklysocial