Volume 94 Issue 35 | pp. 54-55 | Meetings
Issue Date: September 5, 2016

Scenes from the ACS national meeting in Philadelphia

Snapshots from the American Chemical Society national meeting
Department: ACS News
Keywords: ACS News, national meeting, philadelphia
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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.
Credit: Linda Wang
Candidates Peter K. Dorhout and Thomas R. Gilbert pose for a picture at the ACS expo.
 
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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Donna J. Nelson, Madeleine Jacobs, and Talitha Hampton-Mayo pose for a picture together.
 
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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A young girl, named Annabelle, looks surprised at her marble design of shaving cream and food coloring.
 
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.
Credit: Linda Wang
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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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Blind chemists Ashley Neybert and Hoby Wedler talk at a diversity reception at the ACS national meeting.
 
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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Thomas Connelly (left) and Pat N. Confalone stand for picture.
 
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 stands in attire from the 1800’s as he portrays John Winthrop Jr.
 
Edward Cook portrays John Winthrop Jr. in a Division of the History of Chemistry presentation about chemists in the early U.S.
Credit: Taylor Hood
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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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Miyoung Chun, Confalone, Omar Farha, Fred Kavli, Chad Mirkin, Thomas Connelly, Donna J. Nelson, and Christopher Martin of the Kavli Foundation gather for a group photo.
 
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.
Credit: Mitch Jacoby
Eleven of the Talented 12 group of scientists stand with a large T12 figure in the middle.
 
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.
Credit: Mitch Jacoby
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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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E. James Petersson’s daughter and an expo attendee play with foam fingers.
 
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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Howard Peters (left) laughs as Al Hazari poses for the camera while holding some dark chocolate.
 
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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Four Chemchamps finalists smile for photo as they assist in a presidential outreach event.
 
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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Diane Grob Schmidt (from left) Donna J. Nelson, Allison Campbell, gather for a photo.
 
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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Diane Grob Schmidt (from left) Donna J. Nelson, Allison Campbell, gather for a photo.
 
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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Jacqueline Suarez discusses her Project SEED poster with Elaine Yamaguchi at Sci-Mix.
 
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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Andy Brunning smiles as he talks with an ACS Expo attendee.
 
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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A group of eight graduate students originally from Sri Lanka pose for photo in Reading Terminal Market.
 
Grad students originally from Sri Lanka, now studying in the U.S., take a break from sessions to explore Reading Terminal Market.
Credit: Linda Wang
 
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