Argentina – Virtual Event
Friday, April 16, 2021
In partnership with Facultad de Farmacia y Bioquímica (FFyB), Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA) – Instituto de Química y Metabolismo del Fármaco (IQUIMEFA) (UBA-CONICET), Facultad de Ciencias Bioquímicas y Farmacéuticas (FBIOyF), Universidad Nacional de Rosario (UNR) – Instituto de Química Rosario (IQUIR), and Facultad de Ciencias Químicas (FCQ), Universidad Nacional de Córdoba (UNC) – Instituto de Fisicoquímica de Córdoba (INFIQC-CONICET), ACS on Campus will hold a virtual event for students and researchers in Argentina. Join us April 16 for an exciting afternoon of publishing talks, career tips, and the latest ACS Resources you can use to grow your career. Network with local professionals and peers and make lasting connections.
The event is FREE and open to all students and researchers studying the sciences, not just chemistry! All attendees will receive a personalized participation certificate after the event. Note: you will need a free ACS ID to register.
Friday, April 16
10 Tips for Scholarly Publishing + Q&A with the Editors
Coralia Osorio Roa, Deputy Editor, ACS Food Science and Technology
Carlos Toro, Senior Managing Editor, ACS Publications
Effective Science Writing
Natalia Martin, Program Manager, ACS Education Division
ACS International Student Chapter Presentation
Claudia Minutti Zanella, Universidad de las Américas Puebla
Concurrent Scientific Lectures
Shelley D. Minteer, Editor-in-Chief, JACS Au portfolio
Alberto Kornblihtt, Plenary Professor, Director of IFIBYNE-UBA-CONICET
Coralia Osorio Roa, Ph.D.
Deputy Editor, ACS Journal of Food Science & Technology
Professor, Departamento de Química, Universidad Nacional de Colombia
Dr. Osorio is Chemist of Universidad Nacional de Colombia (1993), and obtained her M. Sc and Dr. Sc. in Chemistry at the same University in 1995 and 2001, respectively. She was research fellow in natural product chemistry at Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan (1998) and visiting scientist in biochemistry lab at Universidad de La República, Montevideo, Uruguay (2000), during her doctorate. After her doctorate, she did a stay at Technical University of Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany (2002), and has been visiting researcher at Department of Food Science & Technology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, USA (2005) and Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany (2018). Dr. Osorio started her academic career at Department of Chemistry of Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia as Associated Instructor (1997); continued as Assistant Professor (1998), Associated Professor (2006), and currently serves as Professor since 2014. She is Deputy Editor of ACS Journal of Food Science & Technology, and has been a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry since 2016.
Shelley Minteer, Ph.D.
Editor-in-Chief, ACS Au journals
USTAR Professor and the Dale and Susan Poulter Endowed Chair of Biological Chemistry in the Department of Chemistry, University of Utah
Dr. Shelley Minteer is a USTAR Professor and the Dale and Susan Poulter Endowed Chair of Biological Chemistry in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Utah. She received her PhD in Analytical Chemistry at the University of Iowa in 2000 under the direction of Professor Johna Leddy. After receiving her PhD, she spent 11 years as a faculty in the Department of Chemistry at Saint Louis University before moving to the University of Utah in 2011. She was an Associate Editor for the Journal of the American Chemical Society from 2016 until 2020 and is now the Editor in chief of the ACS Au journals. She has published greater than 400 publications and greater than 450 presentations at national and international conferences and universities. She has won several awards including the Luigi Galvani Prize of the Bioelectrochemical Society, the Missouri Inventor of the Year, International Society of Electrochemistry Tajima Prize and Bioelectrochemistry Prize, Grahame Award of the Electrochemical Society, Fellow of the Electrochemical Society and the International Society of Electrochemistry, American Chemical Society Division of Analytical Chemistry Award in Electrochemistry, and the Society of Electroanalytical Chemists’ Young Investigator Award and Reilley Award.
Carlos Toro, Ph.D.
Senior Managing Editor, ACS Publications
Dr. Carlos Toro earned his Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from La Universidad del Zulia, Maracaibo, Venezuela, where he started his professional career as a computational chemist. In 2010, Carlos obtained his Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Central Florida, where he used multi-photon absorption spectroscopy to study the nonlinear optical properties of chiral molecules. Afterwards, he held a position as the Ellen D. Williams Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Maryland, where his research focused on the study of high resolution transient infrared absorption spectroscopy of molecular super rotors. In Spring 2014, Carlos joined the ACS Publications Division and is now Senior Managing Editor, overseeing nine journal titles with responsibility over their strategic development and management.
Natalia Martin, Ph.D.
Program Manager at the American Chemical Society Continuing Education and Professional Growth Office
Natalia Martin, Ph.D., is a program manager at the American Chemical Society (ACS) Continuing Education and Professional Growth (CEPG) Office where she contributes to the development and deployment of content strategy and programing, with a special focus on Professional Education. Dr. Martin is also currently a member of the Board of Directors of the National Postdoctoral Association. Prior to joining the CEPG team, she served as project manager at the ACS Graduate and Postdoctoral Scholars Office. Dr. Martin has a B.S. in Biotechnology and Ph.D. in Biological Sciences from the Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Argentina. She has over 12 years of experience in STEM research and over 4 years of experience in scientific career and professional development.
Alberto Kornblihtt, Ph.D.
Plenary Professor at the Department of Physiology, Molecular and Cell Biology of the of the FCEN and Director of the Institute of Physiology, Molecular Biology and Neurosciences of the National Research Council (IFIBYNE-UBA-CONICET) of Argentina
Alberto Kornblihtt graduated as a biologist (1977) from the School of Sciences (FCEN) of the University of Buenos Aires (UBA) and obtained a Ph.D. in Biochemistry (UBA, 1980) at the Campomar Foundation, supervised by Héctor Torres. He did a post-doc (1981-1984) at the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology in Oxford (UK) with Tito Baralle. He is Plenary Professor at the Department of Physiology, Molecular and Cell Biology of the of the FCEN and Director of the Institute of Physiology, Molecular Biology and Neurosciences of the National Research Council (IFIBYNE-UBA-CONICET) of Argentina. From 2002 to 2017 he was an International Research Scholar of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI). He is an International Member of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA, a member of EMBO and of Argentine and Latin American academies. He served the Board of Reviewing Editors of Science (2010-2015). The Kornblihtt lab works on the regulation of alternative pre-mRNA splicing, explaining how a single gene generates multiple proteins.