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CURRENT ACTIVITIES

September Section Meeting, Sept. 26, 2017, 6-8:15 PM  Programmable (bio/nano) Matter, Carlos Olguin, Chabot College, 25555 Hesperian Blvd, Hayward, CA – Room 355, Building 300, Upstairs. A FREE parking pass for the event will be provided to those who register. Time: Social-6 pm – 6:50 pm; Talk 7: 00 pm to 8:15 pm  Cost: $10 Members, (FREE for students) 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 Weds., September 20, 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 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 Section Meeting Nov. 16, 2017, time tba   A New Cloning Technology called CRISPR/Cas9, Prof. Jennifer Doudna, UC Berkeley  at Chevron Building 10 Auditorium, 100 Chevron Way, Richmond, CA 94801

 2017 Science Café. September 26, 2017 7:00pm to 8:30 pm “Chemistry and Artistry of Tempering Chocolate” Victoria Raulino, Guittard Chocolate Company, Lafayette Library; For reservations for the Science Cafe, please contact the LLLCF at www.tinyurl.com/ScienceCafeChocolate or by phone (925) 283-6513×102

WCC Saturday, October 14, 2017  2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. From Indonesian student to industrial scientist to UOP pharmacy school professor Miki Susanto Park, Ph.D., Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University of the Pacific at Cal State University East Bay Science Building South, Room 143 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd. Hayward, CA 94542

Sept 30, Sat.,  Sacramento Section invites us to Flavors of Chemistry: Coffee, Olives, and Chocolate  at UC Davis (a field trip).

 

Earth Day: (April 22. 2017): Saturday

43rd Solano Avenue Stroll: Sunday – September 10, 2017, 10am – 5pm

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