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CURRENT ACTIVITIES

October Section Meeting – Wednesday, October 18, 2017,  6:00 pm Social , 7:00 pm Presentation,“Reactions in Microdroplets, a New Chemistry”Prof. Richard Zare, Stanford University. USDA, 800 Buchanan Street, Albany.  $10.00 ($5.00 for students) for light refreshments. No cost for presentation only. Reservations are required by Friday October 13, 2017

October Section Meeting – Thursday, October 26, 2017, 6:00 pm Social , 7:00 pm Presentation, “A Career in Chemical Synthesis Inspired by a Response to Parasitic Diseases in Sub-Saharan Africa”, Prof. Richmond Sarpong, UC Berkeley, USDA, 800 Buchanan Street, Albany.  $10.00 ($5.00 for students) for light refreshments. No cost for presentation only. Reservations are required by Friday October 23, 2017

November 11th, noon to 3:00pm Home Brew Competition: Tasting & Judging November 11th, noon to 3:00pm Golden State Brewery 1252 Memorex Lane, Santa Clara, CA (In the very back, next to the train tracks) RSVP for the Home Brew Event.

Join us over at Golden State Brewery for our first home brew competition.  We are (still) looking to get 5-10 brewers/teams to commit to enter a home brew for this event.  All entrants will receive a Visa gift card to compensate for the cost of raw materials.  All participants will be invited to sample the entered brews and enjoy the company of fellow chemists, engineers, and beer aficionados.  Please contact Matt Greaney at greaney19@gmail.com if you are interested in entering a brew for this event.

November Section Meeting Nov. 16, 2017,  Social-6 pm – 6:50 pm; Talk 7: 00 pm to 8:15 pm   A New Cloning Technology called CRISPR/Cas9, Prof. Jennifer Doudna, UC Berkeley  at Chevron Building 10 Auditorium, 100 Chevron Way, Richmond, CA 94801

Cost: $10.00 Members, Students – $5.00: Includes Appetizers and Non-alcoholic beverages during Social Hour Reservations: Please contact the CalACS office by email office@calacs.org or 510-351-9922 by Monday, November 13, 2017. You may prepay by mailing your check to Cal. Section ACS at 2950 Merced St. #225, San Leandro CA 94577 or with PayPal using our email address office@calacs.org. You may also pay at the door with cash or check (credit/debit not accepted at the door)

 October 22nd. Sunday, East Bay Mini Maker Faire in Oakland on   Our theme will be Chemistry Rocks! (of course) with hands-on crystal growing activities and exhibits of, well, rocks (and minerals). Looking for a few good volunteers! 

October 24th, Tuesday afternoon,  NCW 2017 celebration ACS Chemistry Rocks webinar. at Chabot College

November 11th, Saturday, 10 AM to 4 PMBay Area Science Festival’s Discovery Days at AT&T Park

November 16th. Thursday, 6 PM Family Science Night at Bancroft Middle School in San Leandro

 

Mole Day: 6:02 AM – 6:02 PM on Monday, October 23, 2017

Bay Area Science Festival: (TBD, ~ late October – early November 2017):

  • North Bay at Sonoma County Fairgrounds – Saturday, TBD, 10:30am – 4pm
  • AT&T Park – Saturday, TBD, 10am – 4pm