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May Section Meeting  Wed, May 31, 2017 evening; Molecular Sciences Software Institute and the new degree being proposed at UC Berkeley Prof. Teresa Head-Gordon, UC Berkeley at the Chevron Building 10 Auditorium, 100 Chevron Way, Richmond, CA 94801

Annual Luncheon  Sat., May 6, 2017 at Scott’s in Walnut Creek. Time: Social 11:30 am to 12:30 pm, Lunch 12:30 to 1:45 pm and Awards Ceremony at 1:45pm.  Cost $35.00 per person. Lunch will include entree, dessert and coffee or tea.  Your choice of entrées is Salmon Alla Bella, Chicken Piccata or Pasta Primavera.  Select one entree. If you are planning to attend contact us no later than Friday, April 21, 2017 by calling (510) 351-9922 or emailing

ACS National Historic Chemical Landmark Dedication, Mars Infrared Spectrometer, Monday, May 15,  4 PM  – Pimentel Hall, UC Berkeley

Younger Chemists Committee and ACS Silicon Valley Section, Wednesday, May 17,  6-8 PM, Humble Sea Brewing Co., 820 Swift Street, Santa Cruz.

 WCC meeting on June 10, 2017. Topic and time tba, Rebecca Sutton, USDA laboratory, 800 Buchanan Street, Albany, CA 94710.

Jennifer Doudna, UC Berkeley ¬ A New Cloning Technology called CRISPR/Cas9 (with SCV-ACS) Tuesday, September 26

Annual Events:

Earth Day: (April 22. 2017): Saturday

Solano Stroll: Sunday – September 20, 2017, 10am – 6pm

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