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ACS Division of Small Chemical Businesses SCHB is your connection to entrepreneurial resources

Mukund Chorghade, chair@acs-schb.org
Jennifer Maclachlan pr@acs-schb.orgStan Seelig, 
Sharon Vercellotti, David Deutsch, Patrick Kearney, Joseph Sabol, Anis Rahman, 
Keisha Hylton-Rodic, Carlyn Burton, George Ruger. 
ACS Division of Small Chemical Businesses, Natick, MA 01760-4205, United States

The ACS Division of Small Chemical Businesses SCHB provides entrepreneurial programming and
resources at ACS national and regional meetings. SCHB reaches out to its members who currently
own and operate businesses in the chemical and related sectors, as well as to others who are 
considering their own startup. In 2012, SCHB partnered with ACS local sections to bring 
entrepreneurial programming to local section meetings. At the ACS 246th national meeting in 
Indianapolis, September 2013, two ChemLuminary Awards were bestowed on SCHB for 
outstanding collaboration between a Division and Local Section. 
Also, at the Indianapolis meeting, SCHB hosted networking lunches for its members and the 
meeting spe…

Benefits of Undergraduate Internships

Oral Session on theACS Division of Small Chemical Businesses
Benefits of Undergraduate Internships - PM Session 
Wednesday March 19, 2014
Conference hashtag: #ACSDallas Session hashtag: #BUILocation:Sheraton DallasRoom:Lone Star Blrm C4Cosponsored by:CEPA, PROF, YCCOrganizers:Jennifer Maclachlan, Mukund ChorghadePresiders:Mukund ChorghadeDuration:1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Pres TimePub #Presentation Title1:30 pmIntroductory Remarks1:35 pm24Progressive research internships: Entrepreneurial
foundations for a career in academic medicine

Rajeev S. Chorghade
1:55 pm25Opportunities for participation of small business in
STEM education

Sharon Vercellotti, John Vercellotti.
2:15 pm26Student internships at Pacific Northwest
National Laboratory

Janet L. Bryant, Marisela Linares-Mendoza.
2:35 pm27Student internships at Oak Ridge National
Laboratory

Arlene Garrison, David Evasius.
2:55 pmPanel Discussion3:55 pm

What is ahead: @pidgirl in 2014

March 16-20 2014 ACS Spring National Meeting: #ACSDallas


Organized by  Jennifer Maclachlan: Air Monitoring: Overcoming Real-Time Air Toxics Monitoring Challenges on the Environmental Chemistry Track #ENVR




Organized by  Jennifer Maclachlan : Benefits of Undergraduate Internships on the Small Chemical Business Track #SCHB #smallchembiz Sponsored by CEPA & YCC




March 9, 2014 Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts




March 29, 2014 STEM Journey: From Space Lab to Zero G~Experience the Possibilities!Here's some local press on the event Hosted by Cape Cod Community College with Cape and Islands Boy Scouts Council of America and The Northeastern Section of the American Chemical Society. See Cape Cod Science Cafe for more info.April 9, 2014 ACS Entrepreneurial Showcase East Click this link to learn more about the chemistry based business competition, potentially investing in a business idea that is being pitched or to sponsor this spectacular entrepreneurial event #ACSERC  April 19 and April 2…

Professor Emeritus, Martin Karplus of Harvard University, Dept of Chemistry & Chemical Biology, 2013 Nobel Laureate, to speak at March 6, 2014 NESACS Monthly Meeting

Guest blog post by Jack Driscoll:
Professor, Emeritus, MartinKarplus of Harvard University, Dept. of Chemistry & Chemical Biology, 2013 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry to speak at March 6, 2014 NESACS Monthly Meeting at Courtyard Boston Cambridge Marriott, 777 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA 02139


Professor,Emeritus, MartinKarplus of Harvard University, Dept. of Chemistry & Chemical Biology Martin Karplus, 2013 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry with Jack Driscoll, Public Relations Chair of the Northeastern Section of the American Chemistry Society (NESACS) during an interview on Jan. 10, 2014 at Harvard University. Prof. Karplus will be speaking at the NESACS monthly meeting on March 6, 2014 at Courtyard Boston Cambridge Marriott. The Public is invited to the lecture. Professor Karplus is the Theodore Richards professor at Harvard. The photo in the background is Professor Richards who was the first American to win the Nobel Prize in chemistry (1914).

Event registration will open next week a…

California Air Monitoring: From inception to current trends in the new millennium at #ACSSF

Hope you can join us for our California Air Monitoring Poster Session     Scheduled for Wednesday evening August 13, 2014 at 6pm California Air Monitoring: From inception to current trends in the new millennium organized by Jennifer Maclachlan and Jack Driscoll


#NERM12~a @pidgirl's eye view: The lost post

Here's a previously unpublished blog post from October 2012 which never made it's way out of *Draft Mode* until I came across it today while working on my newsletter!

The 38th Northeast Regional Meeting (NERM) of the American Chemical Society hosted by the Rochester, NY Local Section September 30-October 3 2012, was my first opportunity to organize and facilitate three half day technical sessions for the ACS Division of Small Chemical Businesses. Earlier this year I organized  a social media symposium and SCI-MIX for SCHB at the Fall National Meeting and participated as a speaker in the True Stories of Success of Chemical Entrepreneurs in San Diego at the Spring National Meeting. 


At NERM for 2 minutes and already found the ACS President! At Science is FUN science teacher workshop. —L to R with George Ruger and Bassam Shakhashiri, ACS 2012 President.



Now on the 2nd floor of the Radisson  for Science is Fun demo with ACS President Bassam Shakhas…