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Science Cafe April 5 meeting


March Vortex 2017


More than 200 recorded oral presentations from the 252nd ACS National Meeting held in Philadelphia, PA are now available at ACS Presentations on Demand. This same link on the left side bar will continue to be active

Position Open for Analytical Chemist


Position Open from LBL


Current Events and Activities


Organic and Polymer Chemist Position Available


Polymer/Hydrogel Research Chemist Position Available


Here is a chance to teach High School Chemistry. No teaching experience necessary and no credential required for the first year Respond ASAP by clicking on the link.


New 3D Periodic Table


National Chemistry Olympiad, recent results 


Northern California Undergraduate Research Symposium Report


Project SEED video, a brief description of the award winning CalACS program narrated by Dr. Elaine Yamguchi, the program Chair



Cal ACS Younger Chemists Facebook Page


Sponsors & Donations


2017 California Section Officers

Chair Jim Postma

Chair-elect Greti Sequin

Secretary Michael Cheng

Treasurer Paul Vartanian


ChemLuminary Award Winner for Outstanding Performance

by a Local Section (Very Large Size) for 2013!IMG_1132_Rudd_Frishberg_Yokoyama_Wu final

Mark Frishberg, Chair and Wally Yokoyama, Past Chair, accept the Award

from Martin Rudd, LSAC Chair and Marinda Wu, ACS Past President.


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We encourage all Members of the Section to the monthly business meeting (EXCOMM). Join your colleges and fellow members in helping the Section meet its stated mission.

Use this site to locate Events like Science Cafe and the programs at the Women Chemist , Younger Chemists, and many of our other outreach programs listed under Committees found under the About US tab . We always welcome the help of our Members.

You can also find information about our Section monthly meetings here or under the Events tab. Also Check the What’s New tab. Your comments and suggestions are appreciated.


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