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Due to the pending "icy wintery mix" the planned special reception and presentation with ACS President Judy Giordan at WPI on Thursday, February 23rd from 5-7pm has been cancelled to be rescheduled at a future date. Future announcement will come as soon as a date and time have been identified. Please stay safe and take care.

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Please join us at Worcester Polytechnic Institute as the Central Massachusetts Local Section of the American Chemical Society (CMSACS) hosts a special seminar and reception with ACS President Judy Giordan. All are welcome!

Dr. Judy Giordan 2023 ACS President Vice President and Managing Director, ecosVC ACS and YOU: Building Careers, Chemistry and Trust in Science and Scientists

Building a career in science – and chemistry – today is more challenging, exciting and potentially rewarding than ever before. If you look beyond the science itself and to what the science can provide to society. Sure it can be challenging in an era when trust in science and scientists isn’t always easy – or understood – but the rewards can be greater! Please join in the discussion and hear about the programs and initiatives of ACS Pres 2023 Judy Giordan and their links to the ACS Strategic Plan!

WPI Life Science & Bioengineering Center 60 Prescott St., Worcester MA Postponed Thursday, February 23rd, 2023 Cash bar reception 5-6pm ET Presentation 6-7pm

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Hybrid CMSACS Seminar

"An Organic Chemist's Drug Discovery & Development Journey"

Please join us at Clark University as the Central Massachusetts Section of the American Chemical Society (CMSACS) hosts an informative and educational presentation by Dr. Alfredo Castro. All are welcome!

Dr. Alfredo Castro Executive Vice President, Drug Discovery Ikena Oncology Boston MA

Undergraduate and graduate training in chemistry can open many doors and opportunities throughout a career in the pharmaceutical industry. This talk will highlight how an organic chemist’s role in drug discovery and development evolved over the past 30 years - from contributing as a bench synthetic chemist, to leading a medicinal and process chemistry group, to being part of an executive team. Tuesday, January 31, 2023 Cookies and Coffee at 6:00pm Seminar at 6:30pm Sackler Science Building, Room S122 Virtual attendees are welcome! Please register for access to live Zoom presentation via this link:

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