Virginia Section

A Century of Service

Section Meetings

2018 Meetings of the Virginia Section

ANNUAL AWARDS MEETING

FRIDAY, JANUARY 19, 2018
CONSOLIDATED LABORATORY SERVICES
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA

Meeting Notice
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January 19

Annual Awards Meeting

Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services, Commonwealth of Virginia, Richmond

Distinguished Service Award - Mr. Kenneth Chapman
Distinguished Research Award - Dr. Maryanne Collinson

HOST: Dr. Joseph Pompano
PHONE: (804) 852-6896;
EMAIL:   joepompano@comcast.net


Meeting Notice

 January 20

The Executive Committee of the Virginia Section will meet at 9:00 a,m. on Saturday,
January 20, 2018 in Room 3309 of the Temple Building at Virginia Commonwealth
University in Richmond, Virginia.

For questions regarding the agenda and meeting, contact the 2018 Chair of
the Virginia Section, Ms. Kathleen Spangler, at (804) 370-8097,
kms2uu@virginia.edu.

Officers and committee chairs should prepare reports for
posting on the Section website and for distribution at the meeting.


February 23

Powell Lectureship
University of Richmond, Richmond, Virginia

Professor John Goodenough, University of Texas
      “Choices and Surprises in a Life Journey”
HOST: Dr. Raymond Dominey
PHONE: (804) 289-8761
EMAIL rdominey@richmond.edu

March 9

Randolph-Macon College, Ashland
Chemical Jeopardy`

April 13

University of Virginia, Charlottesville
Dr. Shana Cyr, Finnegan
Undergraduate Research Poster Session

2017

January 20

Annual Awards Meeting
Distinguished Service Award - Dr. Thomas C. DeVore: "Chasing Sunbeams"
Distinguished Research Award - Dr. Scott Gronert
      "Ion Trap Reactors to the Rescue:  A Tool to Solve Problems in
                Organic and Organometallic Chemistry"
R. Gerald Bass Award for Exceptional Service -  Dr. James D. Beck

Virginia Union Univeristy, Richmond, Virginia
Host:  Dr. Dorothy Eseonu
(804) 257-5615; dneseonu@vuu.edu
Meeting Notice

January 21 - Executive meeting

Virginia State University
Host:  Dr. Colleen Taylor

February 17

Dr. Robert Grubbs, California Institute of Technology
"Recent Advances in Olefin Metathesis"
The W. Allan Powell Lectureship
University of Richmond, Richmond, Virginia
Host:  Dr. Raymond Dominey, (804) 289-8761, rdominey@richmond.edu
Meeting Notice 

Thursday, March 16

Altria Center for Research and Technology, Richmond, Virginia
Dr. Willie McKinney
"A Journey: Idea to Market Authorization"
Host:   Ms. Kathleen Sink, (804) 370-8097; kms2uu@virginia.edu
Meeting Notice

April 14 

University of Virginia, Charlottesville
Dr. Joseph Chipuk,
“Threat Chemistry — What's That”
HOST:  Dr. James Demas, (434) 924-3343; jnd@eservices.virginia.edu
UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH POSTER SESSION

Meeting Notice

May 6

Executive Committee Meeting 

September 15

Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond
Dr. Kelling J. Donald, University of Richmond
"Hard Act:  Structure Predictions for Extended Solids

           from their Basic Chemical Units"
PRESENTATION OF TEACHER AWARDS
Meeting Notice

 October 20

Mary Baldwin College, Staunton
Dr. Laura Serbulea, University of Virginia
"Using Chemistry Class Advantage and Online Learning Systems
          in Organic Chemistry Courses”
HOST:  Dr. Peter Ruiz-Haas, (540) 887-7103; pruiz-haas@marybaldwin.edu

Meeting Notice

Wednesday, November 15

University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg
Dr. Rebecca Pompano, University of Virginia
“Making the Immune System Accessible with New Chemical and
Microfluidic Tools”
Host:  Dr. Janet Asper,  (540) 654-1143; asper@umc.edu
Meeting Notice



2016 Meetings of the Virginia Section

 November 2016

Dr. Jeffrey I. Seeman, University of Richmond
"Responsible Conduct of Research: Lessons from History & the Human Side of Science"
Univeristy of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, Virginia
Host:  Dr. Janet Asper
Meeting Notice

October 14, 2016

Bridgewater College, Bridgewater, Virginia
Dr. Karen Wustholz, College of William and Mary
"Investigating Fugitive Organic Pigments in Art: Impact of Structure
        in Photochemistry"
HOST:  Dr. Joseph Crockett
Meeting Notice
 

September 16, 2016

Evonik Industries - Laboratory Tours, Richmond, VA
Dr. Justin Heuser, Evonik Industries:  Surfactants in Agriculture"
PRESENTATION OF TEACHER AWARDS
HOST:  Colleen Taylor
Meeting Notice

Saturday, May 14, 2016, 9:00 a.m.

Executive Meeting
Pfizer Consumer Healthcare, 1211 Sherwood Avenue Richmond, Virginia
Host:  Dr. Denise Walters
Meeting Notice

 April 15, 2016

Dr. Barbara Jill Venton
"Using Analytical Tools to Explore Brain Chemistry"
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
HOST:  Dr. James Demas
UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH POSTER SESSION 
Meeting Notice

March 18, 2016

Annual Awards Meeting
Virginia State University  Petersburg, VA
Host:  Dr. Colleen Taylor
Meeting Notice

 February 19, 2016

W. Allan Powell LECTURESHIP     
Dr. Dennis Liotta:  Drug Discovery in Academia"
University of Richmond, Richmond, VA                                      
Host:  Dr. Raymond Dominey
Meeting Notice

January 30, 2016

Executive Meeting
Pfizer Consumer Healthcare, 1211 Sherwood Avenue Richmond, Virginia
Host:  Dr. Denise Walters
Meeting Notice

January 22, 2016

Annual Awards Meeting (Cancelled)
Virginia State University  Petersburg, VA
Host:  Dr. Colleen Taylor
Meeting Notice

2014 Meetings

TUESDAY, November 4, 2014

Dr. Gregory Petsko
"The Coming Epidemic of Neurodegenerative Diseases and What Science Is – and Should Be – Doing About It"
Univeristy of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, Virginia
Host:  Dr. Janet Asper       
Meeting Notice

October 24, 2014

Dr. Daniel  Downey
"North Branch Simpson Creek Water Chemistry: Effects of Acid Rain and he Rich Hole Wilderness Fire"
James Madison Univeristy, Harrisonburg, Virginia
Host:  Dr. Thomas DeVore       
Meeting Notice

September 19, 2014

Dr. Tracy P. Hamilton, University of Alabama, Birmingham
"Zymurgy: The Art and Science of Brewing Beer"
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia
Teacher Award
HOST:  Dr. Scott Gronet
Meeting Notice

September 19 , 2014      

Executive Cabinet
HOST:  Dr. Scott Gronet

 

April 18, 2014

 

Dr. David Hudson:   Ethics in Science"
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH POSTER SESSION
HOST:  Dr. James Demas
Meeting Notice

 

May 2, 2014

Executive Meeting
Virginia Commonwealth Univ., Richmond, VA
HOST:  Dr. Scott Gronert      
Meeting Notice

February 21, 2014

POWELL LECTURESHIP
Dr. Barbara Imperiali
"Chemical Tools for the Study of Complex Biological Systems"
University of Richmond, Richmond, VA
Host:  Dr. Raymond Dominey
Meeting Notice

 March 14, 2014

 Dr. Jeffery Seeman
"Humor and Humanness of Great Chemists of the 20th Century"
Virginia State University  Petersburg, VA
Host:  Dr. Colleen Taylor
Meeting Notice

January 17, 2014

Annual Awards Meeting
Arista Laboratories, Richmond, Virginia
Host:  Dr. Joseph Pompano
Meeting Notice

January 18, 2014

Executive Meeting
Virginia Commonwealth Univ., Richmond, VA
HOST:  Dr. Scott Gronert
Meeting Notice

 

2015 Section Meetings

November 13, 2015

Dr. Bryan Tiene:  "Chemical, Biological, and Radiological (CBR)
Defense at the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Division (NSWCDD)"
University of Mary Washington,  Fredericksburg, Virginia
HOST:  Leanna Giancarlo
Meeting Notice

 

October 24, 2015

Dr.  Diane Grob Schmidt, 2015 President
American Chemical Society
DoubleTree by Hilton Richmond, Virginia
Meeting Notice
 

 September 18, 2015

Dr. Kate Yu, Waters Corporation
"Detecting the Unnatural in Natural Products:
     Adulteration of Herbal and Dietary Supplements (HDS)"
Virginia Commonwealth University. Richmond, Virginia
HOST:  Dr. Scott Gronet
Annual Teacher Awards 
Meeting Notice

Executive Cabinet Meeting - September 18

Location: Virginia Commonwealth University
HOST:  Dr. Todd Koch

 May 15, 2015 

Executive Meeting
Pfizer Consumer Healthcare,1211 Sherwood Avenue Richmond, Virginia
Host:  Dr. Todd Koch
Meeting Notice

 April 17, 2015

Mr. Nelson Ayala
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
HOST:  Dr. James Demas
UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH POSTER SESSION
  Meeting Notice

 March 13, 2015

Dr. Douglas Friedman
Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, Virginia
Host:  Dr. Serge Schreiner  

 February 20, 2015

W. Allan Powell LECTURESHIP    
Dr. Joseph DeSimone, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
University of Richmond, Richmond, VA                                       
Host:  Dr. Raymond Dominey
Meeting Notice

 January 17, 2015

Executive Meeting
Pfizer Consumer Healthcare, 1211 Sherwood Avenue Richmond, Virginia
Host:  Dr. Todd Koch
Meeting Notice

 January 16, 2015

Annual Awards Meeting
Virginia Union University, Richmond, Virginia
Host:  Dr. Dorothy Eseonu
Meeting Notice


2013

January 18, 2013

Dr. Scott Gronert:  The Chemistry of Aging"

Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, VA
HOST:  Dr. April Marchetti
Meeting Notice 

January 19, 2013

Executive Meeting

J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College, Downtown Campus, Richmond, VA
CHAIR: Dr. Joseph Crockett
Meeting Notice 

February 8, 2013

Dr. T. Brent Gunnoe, University of Virginia
"Development of a Domestic Energy Base: Chemistry in the Center for Catalytic Hydrocarbon Functionalization"

Virginia State University, Petersburg, VA
HOST:  Dr. Colleen Taylor
Meeting Notice 

March 1, 2013

POWELL LECTURESHIP

Dr. Emily Ann Carter, Princeton University
"The Role of Science in Moving the Planet to Green Energy and a Sustainable Future"
University of Richmond, Richmond, VA
Meeting Notice 

April 19, 2013

Dr. Clifton Draper, Tri-Dim Filter Corporation
“I Have Never Let My Schooling Interfere with My Education”

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
HOST:  Dr. James Demas
STUDENT POSTER SESSION
Meeting Notice 

May 2013

Executive Meeting
Meeting Notice 

September 20, 2013

Mr. Sam Kean
"The Disappearing Spoon:  True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table"

Presentation of Teaching Awards

Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
HOST:  Dr. Scott Gronert
Meeting Notice 

October 18,  2013

Dr. Christopher Ehrhardt, VCU
"Biosurveillance and Chemical Analysis of Bacterial Threat Agents: Distinguishing Natural from Man-made Pathogens"

Longwood University, Farmville, VA
HOST:  Dr. Melissa Rhoten
Meeting Notice 

November 8, 2013

 Dr. Janet Asper
"From Diapers to Deepwater Horizon: Structure, Applications and Synthesis of Superabsorbant Polymers"

University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA
HOST:  Dr. Janet Asper
Meeting Notice 

December 2013

No scheduled Meeting

2011

January 21, 2011

Dr. Herbert J. Sipe
"Toxic Chemicals and Society"

John Tyler Community College, Chester, Virginia
Host: Kristine Smetana
Meeting Notice

 February 25, 2011

Dr. Brian Moores
"What's Cookin'? Chemistry in the Kitchen"

Randolph-Macon College
Ashland, Virginia
Host:  April D. Marchetti
Meeting Notice

 January 22, 2011

Virginia Section Executive Meeting
Science Museum of Virginia, Richmond
Host:  Stephanie Mabry
meeting notice

 March 18, 2011

Dr. Harry B. Gray:   "The Solar Army"
Powell Lectureship

University of Richmond, Richmond, Virginia
Host:  Lisa Gentile

Meeting Notice

April 8, 2011

Dr. William Mattson
"Creative Problems Solving in Research"

Undergraduate Poster Session 

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
Host:  James Demas 

Meeting Notice

May 20, 2011 

Virginia Section Executive Committee Meeting
J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College,Downtowm Campus
Meeting Notice

 May 25 - 27, 2011

Virginia Academy of Science Meeting
University of Richmond, Richmond, Virginia
http://www.vacadsci.org/meetings.htm

 September 2011

Annual Awards Meeting
Virginia Commwealth University
Meeting Notice

October 26 - 29, 2011

SERMACS 2011
Omni Hotel, Richmond, Virginia
Meeting Notice

 October 27, 2011

SERMACS Awards Dinner

Dr. M. Samy El-Shall
"Chemistry Makes Strong International Bonds"

Science Museum of Virginia
Meeting Notice

December 2, 2011

Presentation of Teaching Awards

Dr. Randy L. Bell:   "Theories, Laws, and Other Dangerous Ideas"

Virginia Union University
Meeting Notice 


 

2012

January 13, 2012     

Dr. William Carroll   
 "Where Everything Comes From:   Industrial Chemistry 101”    
Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, Virginia
HOST: Dr. April Marchetti     
 Meeting Notice

January 14, 2012

Virginia Section Executive Meeting    
J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College, Richmond, Virginia 
HOST:  Dr. Karen Carter 

February 17, 2012

Dr. Kelli Slunt:   "USNCO and Beyond"
Virginia State University, Petersburg, Virginia
HOST:  Dr. Colleen Taylor
Meeting Notice

March 16, 2012

Dr. Robert G. Griffin
"High Frequency Dynamic Nuclear Polarization -
       Why Two Electrons Are Better Than One"

      POWELL LECTURESHIP

University of Richmond,  Richmond, Virginia
HOST:  Dr. Lisa Gentile
 Meeting Notice 

April 20, 2012

Dr. Anne Henriksen
"What If I Don't Want to Work at a Lab Bench"
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
HOST:  Dr. James Demas
STUDENT POSTER SESSION
Meeting Notice 

September 21, 2012

Annual Awards Meeting
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
HOST:  Dr. Scott Gronert
 Meeting Notice

October 19, 2012

Dr. Howard M. Peters,  Death by Chocolate"
Bridgewater College, Bridgewater, VA
HOST:  Dr. Joseph Crockett
Meeting Notice

November 9, 2012

Dr. Charles M. Sharpless
"Dirt du Soleil: The Photochemical Circus of Natural
  Organic Matter and Its Environmental Consequences"
University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA
HOST:  Dr. Janet Asper
Meeting Notice
  

December 7, 2012

Presentation of Teaching Awards

Dr. Lynn Hogue
John Tyler Community College, Chester, VA
HOST:  Dr. Kristine Smetana
Meeting Notice

2010


January 22, 2010

Dr. Foster Agblevor
"Thermochemical Conversion of
Biomass to Fuels and Chemicals"

Science Museum of Virginia,
Richmond
, Virginia

Host: Stephanie Mabry

Meeting Notice

 

February 26, 2010

Dr. Ken Pearce
"
Chemical - Biological Interfaces in Endocrinology: Nuclear Receptors,
Modulating Ligands, and Drug Discovery
"

Powell Lectureship

University of Richmond,
Richmond, Virginia
Host:   Lisa Gentile

Meeting Notice


January 29, 2010

Virginia Section Executive Meeting

J. Sargeant Reynolds CC, Downtown Campus, Richmond
Host:  Dr. Yezdi Pithawalla at (804) 274-4587; yezdi.b.pithawalla @ altria.com

meeting notice


March 26, 2010

Dr. Dan Rabinovitz 
University of North Carolina - Charlotte
"Chemical Philately and Education"

James Madison University,
Harrisonburg
, Virginia
Host:   Barbara Reisner

Meeting Notice

April 23, 2010

Dr. Charlie Grisham
"Bizarre Biochemistry"

Undergraduate Research Posters

University of Virginia,
Charlottesville, Virginia
Host:  Dr. James Demas 

Meeting Notice


May 28, 2010

Virginia Section Executive
Committee Meeting
 

J. Sargeant Reynolds Comm. College
Parham Road Campus
Richmond, Virginia
Host: 
Dr. Yezdi Pithawalla
at (804) 274-4587;
yezdi.b.pithawalla @ altria.com

Meeting Notice

 

May 20 - 22, 2010

Virginia Academy of
Science Meeting

James Madison University,
Harrisonburg
, Virginia
Host:   Thomas DeVore

http://www.vacadsci.org/meetings.htm


September 24, 2010

Annual Awards Meeting

Pfizer Consumer Healthcare
Product Development Center
Richmond, Virginia

Meeting Notice

October 15, 2010

Dr. Lisa M. Balbes 
“Career Management in the
 Information Age”

Longwood University
Farmville, V
irginia
Host: Dr. Melissa Rhoten 

Meeting Notice   


November 12, 2010

University of Mary Washington, 
Fredericksburg, Virginia 
Host:  Dr. Roy Gratz, at (540) 654-1412

Meeting Notice

December 10, 2010

Presentation of Teaching Awards

Dr. Gerd Kobal
What Can We Learn from Sensomics”

J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College
Richmond, Virgiia
Host:  Dr. Ann Sullivan

Meeting Notice


Virginia Section Meetings

Regular Meetings of the Virginia Section are held monthly from September through April.  Information on currently scheduled meetings can be found in the Section's newsletter, The Bulletin, and in the Calendar.  Meeting location and dates are generally set from 6 months to a year in advance.  If you are interested in hosting a meeting or have suggestions for speakers, please contact the current Chair-Elect or Vice Chair of the section.

Locations and speakers of past meetings of the section:

2010-2011 Meetings

2000-2009 Meetings

1990-1999 Meetings

1980-1989 Meetings

1970-1979 Meetings

1960-1969 Meetings

1953-1959 Meetings

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