Princeton University

Jun 23 - Jun 24, 2014

"It was a great pleasure to participate. I would like thank you and the ACS for bringing this event to my university."

Professor Roberto Faria
Instituto de Química, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro

Princeton, New Jersey

Jun 23 - Jun 24, 2014

Location:

Princeton University

Edward C. Taylor Auditorium and Taylor Commons

Frick Chemistry Laboratory

Princeton, NJ 08540

United States

ACS on Campus packs its bags for the very prestigious Princeton University. We'll be offering a behind the scenes peek of the publishing process, a Career Pathways workshop, and more! The event kicks off Monday, June 23 with a Career Cafe co-hosted by the Princeton Local Section (PACS). Join ACS on Campus and your ACS local section for free food, drinks and networking. Admission is free when you register through ACS on Campus. We'll see you on campus!

Read full module descriptions here.

Program Notes:

  • You do not have to register for all of the sessions in order to attend. You are invited to come for as many of the sessions as your schedule allows
  • Complimentary food will be provided for all registered participants
  • ACS on Campus is a great opportunity to network, build skills and learn tips and strategies to help you advance in your career

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Speakers

Michael Kelly, Ph.D.

Lecturer, Inorganic Chemistry, Princeton University

Michael Kelly has been a Lecturer in the Chemistry Department at Princeton University since 2008. He teaches Responsible Conduct of Research classes to undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctoral students as well as Experimental Chemistry and Thermodynamics courses to chemistry undergraduates. He earned his BS degree from SUNY at Buffalo and his doctorate from Princeton in the fields of photochemistry and electrochemistry. Dr. Kelly held a post-doctoral research and teaching appointment at Rutgers University. Prior to assuming the teaching position at Princeton, Dr. Kelly was a member of the founding scientific team of Millennium Cell Inc., an alternative energy company studying hydrogen storage. During his ten years with that company Dr. Kelly was an inventor of 28 US patents primarily in the area of energy storage, as well as serving as a peer reviewer for the DOE Hydrogen Program. He has been an ACS member for the past 19 years.

Sonja Krane, PhD

Managing Editor, Journal of the American Chemical Society, ACS

Sonja Krane received her Bachelor's degree in Biochemistry from the University of California, Los Angeles. After working as a medicinal chemist at a biotech start-up, she moved on to study the isolation and characterization of biologically-active natural products at Columbia University in New York City, where she was awarded a Ph.D. with distinction in 2004.

Following a post-doctoral fellowship in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania, Sonja joined the ACS Publications Division as Managing Editor of the Journal of the American Chemical Society (JACS). In this position, Sonja has assisted in streamlining the operations of the journal's editorial offices by facilitating a primarily electronic workflow for the 12,000+ annual manuscript submissions. She supports the strategic development of JACS, implementing ideas that allow JACS to remain at the forefront of international chemistry journals.

Jeffrey Benovic, Ph.D.

Thomas Eakins Professor and Chair of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Thomas Jefferson University; Associate Editor, Biochemistry

Dr. Benovic earned a B.S. degree in biochemistry from the Pennsylvania State University in 1976 and a Ph.D. in biochemistry from Duke University in 1986 where he trained with Dr. Robert Lefkowitz. Following post-doctoral studies at Duke, he became an Assistant Professor in the Fels Cancer Institute at Temple University School of Medicine in 1989 and then moved to Thomas Jefferson University as an Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacology in 1991. Dr. Benovic is currently the Thomas Eakins Professor and Chair of Jefferson’s Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Dr. Benovic studies the mechanisms involved in regulating G protein-coupled receptor signaling and trafficking with a primary focus on the role of G protein-coupled receptor kinases (GRKs) and arrestins. In addition to his role as Associate Editor for Biochemistry, he is on the Editorial Boards of Cell, Journal of Cell Biology and Molecular Pharmacology and he currently chairs the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Publications Committee.

Jodi L. Wesemann

Assistant Director for Educational Research, American Chemical Society

As Assistant Director for Educational Research, Jodi L. Wesemann works with colleagues across ACS and other organizations, supporting the development of educational initiatives.  Previously Assistant Director for Higher Education at ACS and Associate Professor of Chemistry at Saint Mary’s College of California, she earned her B.A. from Augustana College (IL) and Ph.D. from Indiana University. She was a Fulbright Fellow at Universität Braunschwieg, Germany and a postdoctoral fellow at Harvey Mudd College supported by the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation. Wesemann served as chair of the ACS Younger Chemists Committee and treasurer for the Association for Women in Science. She co-edited Broadening Participation in Undergraduate Research: Fostering Excellence and Enhancing the Impact, published by the Council on Undergraduate Research.

Agenda

Monday June 23, 2014

Career Café with the ACS Princeton Local Section

Venue:

Frick Chemistry Laboratory

Princeton University

Princeton, NJ 08540

5:30-9:00 pm Career Café hosted by ACS on Campus and the Princeton Local Section (PACS)

Join ACS Princeton Local Section members for a night of networking. Meet informally with members and learn about careers in chemistry and the related sciences. The admission fee is $15 but FREE for students, if you register through ACS on Campus. Dinner is included.

Tuesday June 24, 2014

Venue:

Edward C. Taylor Auditorium

Frick Chemistry Laboratory

Princeton University

Princeton, NJ 08540

9:30-10:00 am Breakfast, sign in, and onsite registration

10:00-10:30 am Welcome and Opening Remarks

12:00-1:00 pm Networking Lunch

3:00-3:15 pm Networking Break

Closing Remarks and Raffle