2015 Section Meetings
January 21, 2015 David Taus with EnCorps STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) Teacher Program speaking on the topic, Developing the STEM Teacher Pipeline
February 23, 2015 Professro Stanley Prusiner, UCSF, (1997 Nobel Laureate in Medicine for his work and discovories on Prions. Topic and location TBD.
March 10, 2015 Daniel Erlanson, Carmot Therapeutics, Topic, Starting a Biotech in the mist of the Great Recession, Time & location TBD.
California Section election results
Chair-elect Lou Rigali
Secretary Michael Cheng
Director Bryan Balazs
Member-at-Large Nikki Davis, Linda Wraxall, and Neal Byington
Councilor Sheila Kanodia, Alex Madonik, and Mark Frishberg
Alternate Councilor Neal Byington and Michael Cheng
The report from the Section’s Councilors provides some insight to National ACS governance.
ChemLuminary Award Winner for Outstanding Performance
Mark Frishberg, Chair and Wally Yokoyama, Past Chair, accept the Award
from Martin Rudd, LSAC Chair and Marinda Wu, ACS Past President.
Please check the nomination forms for Educational Awards, Lloyd Ryland Award for Teachers, and the Chemistry Olympiad nominations
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