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See you in September!

Edward W. Morley Award Lecture
was held
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Michelson and Morley Restaurant,
Case Western Reserve University

5:00 – 5:45 pm Social/Networking
5:45 – 7:00 pm Dinner
7:00 – 8:00 pm Award and Presentation

Trekking Toward In-Vivo Nanosensors
Prof. Frank V. Bright, Department of Chemistry, SUNY-Buffalo

A long-standing aspect of our research program has aimed to develop robust chemical sensors for a variety of applications. This presentation will walk the audience along from our research program’s infancy to where we stand today making real time measurements on live animals under stimulus and moving toward measurements on the single synapse level.

Dinner menu and details may be found in May Isotopics (link above right).

Please indicate your dinner selection by 5:00 pm Wednesday, May 10th by emailing to Dr. Lisa Ponton ( At the event, we can take credit card payments, checks made out to“Cleveland ACS”, or cash. The cost is $20 for members and guests, $10 for retirees or unemployed, and $5 for students.

Other details:
The Social Hour and Dinner will be in the Michelson & Morley Restaurant
in the Tinkham Veale University Center on the campus of Case Western
Reserve University. Parking may be obtained in the Severance Hall garage,
entrance off East Boulevard, and there is an entrance to the Tinkham Veale
Center from the garage. (On street parking may also be available.) The
Award Presentation and Seminar will immediately follow dinner and be in
the Thwing Center located next door to the Tinkham Veale University

March Meeting Update

The student winners of awards for research presentations at the 2017 Meeting in Miniature are:

Undergraduate Oral Presentation Awardees

Naviya Schuster-Little, Oberlin College: Optimization of Emulsion PCR for Aptamer Selection

Kieran Farrell, Case Western Reserve University: Unraveling the Photoprotective Mechanism of Folic Acid upon UVA Absorption.

Samantha Moores, Oberlin College: Exploring the Role of N-hydroxy Heterocycles in Synthetic Eumelanin Formation.

Graduate Oral Presentation Awardees

Erica Fatica, Cleveland State University: Flux analysis of induced pluripotent stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes to investigate metabolic alterations in Barth Syndrome.

Shashank Gorityala, Cleveland State University: Multi-omics Profiling of Exosome Cargo by LC-QTOF-MS/MS.

Regina DiScipio, Case Western Reserve University: The Energetic Journey of UV Light Through Biomolecular Pterin. 


Important Update from the Cleveland Section

With support from an ACS grant we have begun a strategic planning exercise. Please click here for an article detailing the strategic planning retreat held Oct. 10-11, 2015




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