Volume 91 Issue 39 | pp. 30-31
Issue Date: September 30, 2013

Chemistry In Motion In Indianapolis

Department: ACS News
Keywords: ACS national meeting, Indianapolis
C&EN gives a rundown of its five favorite things from the 2013 fall ACS national meeting in Indianapolis.
Credit: C&EN

Celebrity chef and author Alton Brown debunks 10 common food myths during C&EN’s 90th anniversary celebration.

ACS President-Elect Thomas J. Barton (from left), ACS President Marinda Li Wu, and ACS Immediate Past-President Bassam Z. Shakhashiri glam up for the Heroes of Chemistry dinner.

John C. Lechleiter (from left), chairman, president, and CEO of Eli Lilly & Co., attends the Women Chemists Committee luncheon with ACS Executive Director and CEO Madeleine Jacobs and ACS Board Chair William F. Carroll Jr.

Dudley R. Herschbach (left) of Harvard University and Carl Djerassi of Stanford University attend the open board meeting on Sunday. Djerassi, an author, playwright, and coinventor of the oral contraceptive, celebrated his 90th birthday with a special symposium later that day.

Brian Mathes (left), an alternate councilor for the Indiana Section, and José M. Cintron of Lilly, who is a former ACS Scholar, draw names for a raffle during the Celebrate Science Indiana outreach event to support the ACS Scholars Program.

The candidates for 2014 president-elect, G. Bryan Balazs (from left), Diane Grob Schmidt, and Charles E. Kolb Jr., pause for a photo at the expo.

A little Einstein shows his science savvy at the Celebrate Science Indiana outreach event at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Wu (from left) attends The Kavli Foundation lectures with Emerging Leader in Chemistry Lecturer Martin D. Burke, Innovations in Chemistry Lecturer Harry B. Gray, Jacobs, and Carroll.

Exhibitor Conan Collins (left) of Parr Instrument Co. and Jian Yu of the University of Hawaii, Manoa, discuss instrumentation at the expo.

Alexia Finotello (left) and Chanda Klinker, both of Dow Chemical, bring energy to the Younger Chemists Committee/Member Insurance Fun Run.

Alan Alda (left), who is best known for his role in the TV series “M*A*S*H,” makes Sharon Sibilia of Princeton, N.J., laugh during his talk on science communication at the open board meeting. Alda is a writer, author, director, and science advocate.

Soha Albukhari, a graduate student at Michigan Technological University, listens intently during the Women Chemists of Color Networking Social.

Al Ribes (center), chair of the Committee on Minority Affairs, catches up with past CMA chairs Linette Watkins (left) and Allison Aldridge. CMA celebrated its 20th anniversary with special symposia.

Jyothi Dhuguru (right) of the University of Miami explains her research to Matthew Hart of Grand Valley State University during Sci-Mix.

 A group of friends—mostly graduate students in chemistry— freeze for a quick photo in front of the ice sculpture at C&EN’s 90th anniversary reception.

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