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Recording available from CSW Joint (virtual) Meeting with WCDG – September 15, 2021: “Detection of undeclared sweeteners in steviol glycosides by LC/MS”

To view a recording of the joint virtual meeting of the Chemical Society of Washington (CSW) and the Washington Chromatography Discussion Group (WCDG), please register at this link. Speaker BioTongtong is a Senior Scientist supporting the Food Chemicals Codex (FCC), managing development and modernization of FCC standards for food ingredients, as […]

In Memoriam: Dr. Elise Ann Brown

Elise Ann Brown, NIH, USDA scientist Elise Ann Brown, 92, a research pharmacologist at the National Institutes of Health from 1962 to 1979 who then was a toxicologist with the Agriculture Department until her retirement in 2003, died Jan. 4 at her home in McLean, Va. The cause was metastatic pancreatic […]

CSW Monthly Meeting – January 13th, 2021, 5:30-6:30 p.m. – featuring Dr. Kathryn Beers to present, “The Circular Economy of Plastics”

Please join us for the monthly meeting on January 13, 2021, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. This meeting will be held via Zoom. Please register here. There is no charge to participate, but you must register to receive the link. This month’s featured seminar will be “The Circular Economy of Plastics” presented […]

Results of the Chemical Society of Washington Election 2020

Congratulations to all our new representatives for 2021! Thank you very much to all candidates for your efforts and service to the section. Thank you to all members who voted in this election! President Elect, 2021LaKesha Perry Treasurer, 2021-2022Vacant (to be filled by appointment) Councilor, 2021-2023Raychelle BurksWesley FarrellSara Orski Alternate […]

Results of the Illustrated Poem Contest for National Chemistry Week 2020

https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/education/outreach/ncw/plan-an-event/illustrated-poem-contest/winners.html As part of NCW 2020, students from grades K-12 were invited to share their interpretation of the theme, “Sticking with Chemistry”, in the form of illustrated poems. Winners at the local section level qualified for the national contest. At the national level, first- and second-place prizes were awarded in […]