October 25, 2010 Issue | Chemical & Engineering News

American Chemical Society Appoints New Editor-In-Chief For C&EN

The American Chemical Society has appointed Bibiana Campos-Seijo as the new editor-in-chief of Chemical & Engineering News. Currently editor and publisher of the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Chemistry World magazine, she will move to C&EN in December.

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October 25, 2010 Issue

Volume 88, Issue 43
October 25, 2010 Issue, Vol. 88 | Iss. 43
Chemistry graduate programs seek meaning in long-awaited assessment
By Carmen Drahl
(pp. 12-17)
Drug companies’ reliance on outside firms to run complex R&D programs so far seems to work (pp. 20-24)
Government & Policy
Chemical industry hopes Congressional Election will spur more bipartisan collaboration (pp. 38-41)
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(pp. 35-37)
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(pp. 38-41)
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Chemistry graduate programs seek meaning in long-awaited assessment
(pp. 12-17)

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