Advances In Science And Medicine To Be Reported At Chemists' Meeting In ClevelandMay 22, 1998
CLEVELAND--Alzheimer's research, volunteerism for science professionals, and new technologies in the chemistry classroom are among some 400 presentations that will be made here May 27-29 at the Central Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, the world's largest scientific society. The meeting takes place at the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel and approximately 1,000 chemists and chemical engineers from Ohio, Michigan, West Virginia, Indiana, Kentucky, and western Pennsylvania are expected to attend. The meeting's general chairman is Dr. David Ewing of the chemistry department at John Carroll University, University Heights, Ohio. The meeting's theme is "Chemistry: Building on a Strong History, Looking Forward to an Exciting Future."
Additional topics and highlights include:
- Keynote address: "The Two Tracks: Bench Chemist vs. Management Chemist" by Dr. Victoria Haynes, vice president for research and development, B.F. Goodrich Co.
- Exposition of chemical and computer software
- Recruiting and motivating volunteers for science programs in the school or community, using retirees and students
- Biomedical and chemical sensor applications at NASA Ames Research Center
- Constructing artificial human micro-chromosomes
- Ceramic sensors for harsh environments
Additional information is also available on the World Wide Web: http://www.acs.org/meetings/regional/30centrl.htm
-end-A nonprofit organization with a membership of more than 155,000 chemists and chemical engineers, the American Chemical Society publishes scientific journals, convenes major research conferences, and provides educational and career programs in chemistry. Its main offices are in Washington, D.C., and Columbus Ohio.
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