May 27-30, 2015
Grand Rapids, MI

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Chemistry
A Grand Enterprise

Technical Symposia

An in-depth schedule and list of presentations can be found here.

For times of each symposium, see the Schedule At-A-Glance.

The deadline for submitting abstracts has passed. For questions of comments, please contact James Kiddle at james.kiddle@wmich.edu.


General Call for Papers – Oral Presentations or Posters

Organized by James Kiddle and Brian Eklov


Agriculture and Food Chemistry – General Call – Oral presentations or posters
Organized by James Kiddle and Brian Eklov
Food Fraud: What’s on Your Plate?
Organized by David Bolliet
Food Microstructures and Characterization
Organized by Jinping Dong
Color Your Food - Meeting the Challenges of Natural Food Colors
Organized by Shane McDonald
Health benefits of Natural Products in spices: The Past, Present and Future
Organized by Rekha Srinivasan and Raul E. Juarez
Sponsored by Fisher Scientific, Jasco, Pasco and Sigma Aldrich
Assessment in Chemical Education
Organized by Francis Burns
Organic Chemistry Research at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions
Organized by Jay Wackerly
Evidence Based Course Transformations
Organized by Melanie Cooper
High School, Community College, and Undergraduate Education
Organized by Thomas Higgins
Sponsored by the Toledo ACS Local Section
Green Chemistry in the Undergradaute Organic Curriculum
Organized by James Kiddle
Research at Undergraduate Institutions
Organized by Bradley Wile
Catalysis and Surface Science to Advance Energy Efficiency
Sponsored by RHK Technology
Organized by Dan Killelea
Nanophotonics for Energy and Catalysis
Organized by Ramakrishna Guda
Innovative methods for the identification, removal or transformation of pollutants from run-off, storm water, or waste water
Organized by Julie Peller
Sponsored by the Division of Environmental Chemistry
Green Chemistry and Sustainability
Organized by Sherine Obare
Sponsored by the Division of Environmental Chemistry and the Committee on Environmental Improvement
Climate Change
Organized by Elke Schoffers and Sherine Obare
Sponsored by the Committee on Environmental Improvement
History of Chemistry
Organized by Seth Rasmussen
Upjohn, A Medicinal Chemistry Legacy in 2015
Organized by Jed Fisher and Mike Barbachyn
Sponsored by Kalexsyn and the University of Notre Dame
Parke-Davis, A Medicinal Chemistry Legacy in 2015
Organized by Jed Fisher and Mike Barbachyn
Sponsored by the University of Notre Dame
Kinase Drug Discovery
Organized by Jed Fisher and Mike Barbachyn
Sponsored by the University of Notre Dame
Academic Drug Discovery: Challenges, Successes, Private Partnerships
Organized by Jed Fisher and Mike Barbachyn
Sponsored by the University of Notre Dame
Drug Discovery (Contributed Papers Session)
Organized by Jed Fisher and Mike Barbachyn
Mechanisms of antibiotic resistance
Organized by Rachel Powers
Harnessing Radicals in Organic Synthesis
Sponsored by The Division of Organic Chemistry and Sigma-Aldrich
Organized by David Nagib
Synthetic Methodologies
Organized by James Kiddle and Brian Eklov
Current Issues in Chemical Lab Safety
Organized by Ken Fivizzani
Entrepreneur's Tool Kit: Resources and True Stories
Organized by Joe Sabol