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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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The Nominations Committee for the 2022 CMSACS Election has been formed and are currently looking for candidates for several elected position on the CMSACS Executive Board of Directors. The Chair of the Nominations Committee, Dr. Meghna Dilip, and fellow Committee members Dr. Mathangi Krishnamurthy and Dr. Dennis Awasabisah are seeking interested candidates for the following positions:

  • Chair - (2 year term: 2023 Term as Chair to be followed by 2024 term as Immediate Past Chair)

  • Chair-Elect - (3 year term: 2022 term as Chair-Elect to ascend to 2024 Chair and then 2025 Immediate Past Chair)

  • Member-At-Large - (3 year term: 2023-2025)

Please provide nominations for any of these positions to the Chair of the Nominations Committee at by Oct 31, 2022.

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27Apr2022 Webinar
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Wednesday, April 27, 2022 7~8pm

Speaker: Jeremy Edmunds (Executive Director of Immunology Chemistry, Abbvie)

Register here

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