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NESACS 2018 Election Results
Chair:
153
Anna W. Sromek (w)
84
Sofia Santos
     
     
Treasurer:
224
Ashis Saha (w)
     
     
Trustee:
227
Peter C. Meltzer (w)
     
     
     
Nominating Committee: (2)
215
Michael P. Filosa (w)
204
Sonja Strah-Pleynet (w)
   
Norris Committee: (2)
195
Mark Tebbe (w)
165
Kuzhikalail Abraham (w)
69
Vasiliki Lykourinou
   
   
 
Councilor/Alternate Councilor:
191
Katherine Lee (c)
165
Catherine Costello (c)
155
Ruth Tanner (c)
154
Andrew Scholte (c)
135
June Lum (c)
133
Morton Z. Hoffman (a)
122
Kenneth Mattes (a)
118
Joshua Sacher (a)
112
Mariam Ismnail (a)
100
Malika Jeffries-El (a)
100
Patrick Cappillino
92
Raj (SB) Rajur
82
Ashis Saha
72 Ajay Purohit
70 Hicham Fenniri
25 Daljit Matharu
   
 
Director-at-Large: (2)
149
John M. Burke (w)
139
June Lum (w)
133 John L. Neumeyer
   
   
 

8th ANNUAL ADVANCES IN
CHEMICAL SCIENCES
Supporting Organizations
ACS, NESACS, RSC US
and IUPAC
The Eighth Annual
Advances in Chemical Sciences Symposium
Royal Sonesta Hotel, Cambridge, MA
Date: May 3rd, 2019
A day-long symposium focused on Medicinal Chemistry, Organic Synthesis, and Methodology,
featuring eminent scientists from industry and academia

Speakers
           
7:30am   Symposium Registration Opens – Refreshments in Exhibition Hall
8:45am   Welcome to the Symposium – Opening Remarks: Raj Rajur, CreaGen Inc., Chair, Medicinal Chemistry NESACS, Mark Ashwell, Nimbus Therapeutics
 
Morning Session Chair: Paul Greenspan, Takeda
9:00am  
Phil Baran, Scripps Research Institute
Title: Translational Chemistry
Introduced by Andrew Scholte (Sanofi)
9:50am  
David Liu, Harvard University
Title: Base editing: Chemistry on individual nucleotides in the genome of living cells
Introduced by Lisa Marcaurelle (GSK)
10:40am   Networking break in the Exhibition Hall with refreshments & food
11:10am  
Margaret Chu-Moyer, Amgen
Title: Innovative Modalities in the Fight Against Cancer: Drugging the "Undrugabble" and Curing the Incurable
Introduced by Blaise Lippa (Morphic Therapeutic)
     
12:00pm – 2:00pm   Lunch Break – On Your Own
 
Afternoon Session Chair: Brian Aquila (Alkermes)
2:00pm  
Lawrence Hamman, Celgene
Title: Expanding the Druggable Genome through Cereblon-Mediated Protein Degradation
Introduced by Mark Ashwell (Nimbus Therapeutics)
2:50pm  
Ann Weber, Kallyope
Title: From JANUVIA (Sitagliptin) to MARIZEV (Omarigliptin): a Once Weekly DPP-4 Inhibitor for the Treatment of Diabetes
Introduced by Scott Edmonson (AstraZeneca)
3:40pm   Networking break in Exhibition Hall with refreshments & food
4:10pm  
Keynote Presentation:
Jack Szotask, Nobel Laureate, MGH Harvard Medical School
Title: The surprising chemistry of nonenzymatic RNA replication
Introduced by Brian Aquila (Alkermes)
5:00pm   Closing remarks and opening of Social Event – NESACS: Dan Elbaum (QurAlis
5:00pm – 6pm   Social Networking with refreshments & food in the Exhibition Hall
 
Registration Fees: $50 for attendees and $ 25 for students and Postdoctoral Fellows.
Registration closes on May 2nd, 2019
Plus: Vendor Exhibition Hall and Networking Reception
 
For additional details, please contact any of the Organizing Committee:
Raj Rajur (rrajur@creagenbio.com); Marl Ashwell (mashwellmail@gmail.com); Dan Elbaum (ddelbaum@msn.com) ; Blaise Lippa (Blaise.Lippa@morphictx.com); Andrew Scholte (Andrew.Scholte@sanofi.com); Adrian Hobson (adrian.hobson@abbvie.com); Paul Greenspan (Paul.Greenspan@takeda.com) ; Brian Aquila (Brian.Aquila@alkermes.com); Jeremy Green (jeremygreen365@gmail.com) ; Scott Edmondson (scott.edmondson@astrazeneca.com); Mindy Levine (mindy.levine@gmail.com); Lisa Marcaurelle (lisa.a.marcaurelle@gsk.com)
 
Directions to the Royal Sonesta Hotel:
GPS Location: 40 Edwin H Land Blvd, Cambridge, MA 02142Phone:
(617) 806-4200
 
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"Take Me Out to the Ball Game"
Fenway Park
Join us for an evening at Fenway Park for NESACS SummerThing!
This year's game is on Tuesday May 14th against the Colorado Rockies - 7:10 pm
Come out for a night of fun - bring your friends and family!
To purchase tickets, please use our Eventbrite site:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/take-me-out-to-the-ball-game-2019-tickets-59406962825
 

Three nights with scientific talks in a brewery - a public outreach event
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Tickets available at http://pintofscience.us/events/portsmouth

NEACT
NEACT
80th Annual NEACT Conference

July 29 - 31, 2019
Rachel Carson Center
Middlesex School, Concord, MA

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Join other science teachers for an
innovative, friendly, hands-on conference​.
Middle school, high school, and college
educators welcome!

     
Workshops ★ Practical Class Strategies ★ Field Trips ★ Labs
Collaborate at “Chemcamp” ★ ​PDPs and CEUs Available
Scholarships Available for First-time Attendees
 
More information available at ​www.neact.org
#IYPT 2019 — Celebrate the ​International Year of the Periodic Table​ (1869–2019)
 

New England Association of Chemistry Teachers was founded in 1898 to promote the teaching and learning of chemistry. NEACT offers professional development and support to chemistry teachers at all levels.


 
 


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