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Scenes from the ACS national meeting in Philadelphia

Snapshots from the American Chemical Society national meeting

by Linda Wang
September 5, 2016 | APPEARED IN VOLUME 94, ISSUE 35

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The candidates for 2017 ACS president-elect, Peter K. Dorhout (left) of Kansas State University and Thomas R. Gilbert of Northeastern University.
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The candidates for 2017 ACS president-elect, Peter K. Dorhout (left) of Kansas State University and Thomas R. Gilbert of Northeastern University.
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ACS President Donna J. Nelson (from left); Madeleine Jacobs, chair of the Committee on Minority Affairs (CMA); and Talitha Hampton-Mayo, president of NOBCChE, attend the CMA luncheon.
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ACS President Donna J. Nelson (from left); Madeleine Jacobs, chair of the Committee on Minority Affairs (CMA); and Talitha Hampton-Mayo, president of NOBCChE, attend the CMA luncheon.
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Annabelle, age six, reacts with surprise to the marbled design she created using shaving cream and food coloring during the ACS presidential outreach event at the Franklin.
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Annabelle, age six, reacts with surprise to the marbled design she created using shaving cream and food coloring during the ACS presidential outreach event at the Franklin.
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Ashley Neybert (left) of Independence Science and Hoby Wedler of the University of California, Davis, catch up at a reception on diversity.
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Ashley Neybert (left) of Independence Science and Hoby Wedler of the University of California, Davis, catch up at a reception on diversity.
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Connelly (left) and Confalone attend the ACS Board reception.
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Connelly (left) and Confalone attend the ACS Board reception.
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Edward Cook portrays John Winthrop Jr. in a Division of the History of Chemistry presentation about chemists in the early U.S.
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Edward Cook portrays John Winthrop Jr. in a Division of the History of Chemistry presentation about chemists in the early U.S.
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Miyoung Chun (from left) of The Kavli Foundation, ACS Board Chair Pat N. Confalone, Kavli Foundation Emerging Leader in Chemistry Lecturer Omar Farha, Fred Kavli Innovations in Chemistry Lecturer Chad Mirkin, ACS Executive Director and CEO Thomas Connelly, Nelson, and Christopher Martin of The Kavli Foundation gather for a group photo before the Kavli lectures begin.
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C&EN’s Talented 12, rising young stars in chemistry, gave talks about their research and vision for the future of chemistry. Here, 11 of them pose on stage after the symposium. For more on the Talented 12, visit:talented12.cenmag.org.
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The University of Pennsylvania’s E. James Petersson brought his daughter to the expo. Here, she bonds with an exhibitor.
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The University of Pennsylvania’s E. James Petersson brought his daughter to the expo. Here, she bonds with an exhibitor.
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Al Hazari (right) of the University of Tennesee, Knoxville, helps his friend Howard Peters (aka Mr. Chocolate) hand out dark chocolate at Sci-Mix.
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Al Hazari (right) of the University of Tennesee, Knoxville, helps his friend Howard Peters (aka Mr. Chocolate) hand out dark chocolate at Sci-Mix.
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ChemChamps finalists Mallory Hinks (from left), Olga Zamudio, John Gleeson, and Nathan Turner assisted with hands-on activities during the presidential outreach event at the Franklin Institute. Hinks went on to win the 2016 ChemChamps competition.
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ACS Immediate Past-President Diane Grob Schmidt (from left), ACS President Nelson, and ACS President-Elect Allison Campbell gather for a photo during the open board meeting.
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Cato Laurencin (left), keynote speaker for the CMA luncheon, smiles alongside William M. Jackson, one of the founders of NOBCChE, during the CMA luncheon.
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Cato Laurencin (left), keynote speaker for the CMA luncheon, smiles alongside William M. Jackson, one of the founders of NOBCChE, during the CMA luncheon.
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High school student Jacqueline Suarez (right), who conducted a summer research project at New Jersey City University, discusses her Project SEED poster with mentor Elaine Yamaguchi during Sci-Mix.
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High school student Jacqueline Suarez (right), who conducted a summer research project at New Jersey City University, discusses her Project SEED poster with mentor Elaine Yamaguchi during Sci-Mix.
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Andy Brunning, the mastermind behind C&EN’s Periodic Graphics and the blog Compound Interest, signs posters at the ACS booth in the expo. Before giving out his autograph, he answered questions from attendees about how he makes his infographics.
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Grad students originally from Sri Lanka, now studying in the U.S., take a break from sessions to explore Reading Terminal Market.
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