2017 Stanford Johnson Symposium | October 13, 2017

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American Chemical Society

The American Chemical Society – San Diego Section Awards Committee has selected the 2016 Distinguished Scientist Awardee to be Prof. Ed Dennis of UC San Diego. In recognition of this we will be holding an Awards Dinner in his honor.


Attached you will find the details of the October 13 event at the UCSD Faculty Club.


2016 Distinguished Scientist Award Banquet
Edward A. Dennis
Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Pharmacology
University of California, San Diego

Lecture: Fats and Lipid Enzymes in Health and Disease
DATE: Thursday, October 13, 2016
TIME: 6:00 PM No host bar
6:30 PM Dinner
7:30 PM Award lecture
PLACE: The Ida and Cecil Green Faculty Club – UCSD, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla

PRICE: $30.00 per dinner, $15.00 with student I.D.
Reservations required



Graeme C Freestone, D.Phil.
2016 Chair, American Chemical Society – San Diego Section
Phone: (858) 246-8137
E-mail: gfreestone@sandiegoacs.org
Web: www.sandiegoacs.org


SoCal Undergraduate Research Symposium at UCI — Aug 5

UCI SoCal Undergrad symposium

UCSD’s undergraduate researchers are all invited to a symposium focused on undergraduate research here in the Chemistry Department at UC Irvine, to be held Wednesday August 5! A day of exciting chemistry, with a session of posters from the undergraduate attendees, high-impact seminars from UC Irvine faculty members, a networking lunch, a Q&A panel with current UCI graduate studuents, and a tour of UCI Chemistry facilities and labs is planned. More information and registration information can be found at the following site:


Please note that registration is on a first-registered basis, and there is limited space available. We very much want to see you at this event. So, I encourage you to register soon. Also, please note that for space reasons we would prefer limiting each research group to one poster, although attendance is not limited to one student per group.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Elizabeth Jarvo, erjarvo@uci.edu, or Jaime Albano, Director of Graduate Affairs in Chemistry.

Midnight Mechanics: “Slingshot” Fundraiser


The Midnight Mechanics is a high school robotics team at The Preuss School UCSD. This year, The Midnight Mechanics are hosting a fundraiser to pay for trips to regional competitions.

The team is hosting a film screening of the documentary “Slingshot” about Segway inventor, Dean Kamen, and his work on the water crisis in Africa. The screening will be held on Sunday, February 22nd.

To learn more about the Midnight Mechanics, please visit: http://www.midnightmechanics.org/

University of Chicago Postdoc Symposium

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22nd Annual Southern California Conference for Undergraduate Research (SCCUR)

We are thrilled to announce that the 22nd annual Southern California Conference for Undergraduate Research (SCCUR) will be held at California State University, Fullerton on Saturday, November 22nd, 2014. SCCUR specializes in presenting the work of undergraduate students across all disciplines and serves as a friendly venue for students to introduce their scholarly or creative work (in a poster or 15-minute oral presentation).


Please encourage your students to participate in this exciting event, and please plan to attend the conference too! Abstracts are due October 6th, 2014.


This year’s keynote speaker be Bill Cunliffe Jazz pianist,, jazz pianist, composer, Grammy Award-winning arranger, and Professor of Music at CSUF.


Important Dates:

Abstract Deadline: October 6th

Notification of Accepted Abstracts: October 20th

Early Registration Deadline: November 7th

Conference Date: Saturday, November 22nd 7:30am – 5:30pm


How to Register:

Please see http://apps.fullerton.edu/sccur_csuf/ for registration.



Please see http://apps.fullerton.edu/sccur_csuf/guidelines/index.htm for information regarding submitting abstracts, conference requirements, formatting, and sample abstracts (per disciplines).


For general information visit http://www.fullerton.edu/sccur_csuf or email sccur_abstr@fullerton.edu (abstract questions), sccur_reg@fullerton.edu (registration questions) or sccur_other@fullerton.edu (other questions).


SCCUR conference co-directors are Drs. Scott Annin (College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics) and Binod Tiwari (College of Engineering and Computer Science).

Southern California Conferences for Undergraduate Research


We are delighted to announce that the Southern California Conferences for Undergraduate Research (SCCUR) 2014 annual conference will be held at California State University, Fullerton on Saturday, November 22, 2014. The theme for this year’s conference is “Illuminating Ideas”, and this event is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate undergraduate research, scholarship, and creative activities, and to build and nurture relationships and connections throughout the regional community. We are also excited to announce that jazz pianist, composer, and Grammy Award-winning arranger and Professor of Music at Cal State Fullerton, Bill Cunliffe, will deliver an inspiring keynote address. The research that students will present at this conference fosters critical thinking skills as well as practical application of learning. The conference itself is an opportunity for students to communicate their ideas clearly, effectively, and persuasively.

For more information, please visit our website athttp://www.fullerton.edu/sccur_csuf.

This website contains useful information for students preparing abstracts for the conference, registration information, general information about our campus, and contact information for any questions you may have.