This website is now retained as an archive of the conference held in June 2010.
The 37th Northeast Regional Meeting (NERM 2010) of the American Chemical Society was held on June 2-5, 2010. It was hosted by the Northern New York section of the ACS, and held in Potsdam, NY on the SUNY Potsdam campus. Our theme was "Chemistry for a Sustainable World."
The full technical program is now available on the NERM 2010 website (titles only) or as a PDF file, or on abstracts.acs.org (titles and full abstracts), . For more advanced searches, you can use this site (requires ACS login) to see titles and full abstracts.
Thanks for coming!
Thanks to Prof. David Gingrich for the photos.
- Wednesday, June 2nd: 6pm plenary address by Dr. Catherine Hunt, followed by the opening reception, poster session and recruitment fair.
- Thursday, June 3rd: All-day technical sessions, vendor exhibition, career events. Plenary address by Dr. Berkeley W. Cue, followed by evening performance (free!) of a comedy musical.
- Friday, June 4th: ACS Governance breakfast, then all-day technical sessions & vendor exhibition. Evening awards banquet, followed by the Aria Reed Trio in Concert.
- Saturday, June 5th: Events for K-12 teachers and their students, and a visit to the Sunfeather Soap factory. The leadership workshop has been cancelled.
- Dr. Catherine T. Hunt, 2007 ACS president and Director of Technology Collaboration Development, Dow Chemical Company:
- "Science for a Sustainable World: Education, Collaboration, Innovation!"
- Dr. Berkeley W. Cue, BWC Pharma Consulting, LLC.
- "Sustainability: Will It Be Sputniks or Boiled Frogs?"
- Analytical chemistry (oral & poster), organized by Prof. Ewa Pater, SUNY Plattsburgh.
- Environmental chemistry (oral & poster), organized by Prof. Ning Gao, St. Lawrence University, and Prof. Anthony Molinero, SUNY Potsdam.
- Inorganic chemistry (oral & poster), organized by Prof. Matthew Maye, Syracuse University.
- Organic chemistry (oral & poster), organized by Prof. Steven T. Diver, SUNY Buffalo, and Prof. Fehmi Damkaci, SUNY Oswego.
- Physical chemistry (oral & poster), organized by Prof. Nikolay Dimitrov, SUNY Binghamton.
- General papers (oral) covering other topics, organized by Prof. Matthew Skeels, St. Lawrence University.
- General posters covering other topics, organized by Prof. Clifford Rossiter, SUNY Potsdam, and Prof. Anthony Molinero, SUNY Potsdam.
- Undergraduate and graduate student poster session, organized by Dr. Silvana Andreescu and Dr. Andrea Ferro, both of Clarkson University.
- Smart polymer materials & hybrid systems, organized by Prof. Sergiy Minko, Clarkson University.
- Novel materials and nanomaterials for energy conversion, organized by Prof. Oumarou Savadogo, École Polytechnique de Montréal.
- Nanotechnology & the environment, organized by Prof. Dan Goia and Prof. Suresh Dhaniyala, Clarkson University.
- Analytical chemistry for emerging contaminants in the environment, organized by Prof. Diana S. Aga, SUNY Buffalo.
- New trends in chromatography, organized by Dr. Yong Guo, Johnson & Johnson, Raritan, NJ.
- Nanotechnology: Emerging analytical/bioanalytical & medical applications, organized by Prof. Chuan-Jian Zhong, SUNY Binghamton.
- Bioelectronics and biosensors, organized by Prof. Evgeny Katz, Clarkson University.
- Scanning probe microscopy in modern nanotechnology, organized by Prof. Igor Sokolov, Clarkson University.
- Metals in living systems, organized by Prof. Wolff M. Kirsch, MD, School of Medicine, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA.
- Metal ions and metalloproteins, organized by Prof. Fadi Bou-Abdallah, SUNY Potsdam
- Metal ion complexes in biological imaging, organized by Prof. Janet Morrow, SUNY Buffalo.
- Oxidative stress and antioxidants: diagnosis and therapy, organized by Prof. Silvana Andreescu, Clarkson University.
- Biology and physiology of stem cells in the CNS, organized by Prof. Margot Mayer-Pröschel, University of Rochester.
- Detection of protein biomarkers for medical applications, organized by Prof. Jim Rusling, University of Connecticut.
- Biochemistry and biophysics of proteins and membranes, organized by Prof. Edward Moczydlowski, Clarkson University
- Organometallics and main group chemistry, organized by Prof. James Spencer, Syracuse University
- Synthetic organic chemistry: the next generation, organized by Prof. Hélène Lebel, University of Montreal
- Cope Scholar Symposium honoring John A. Porco, Jr., organized by Prof. Corey Stephenson, Boston University.
- Metals in organic synthesis, organized by Prof. Steven T. Diver, SUNY Buffalo.
- Green chemistry in industry for a sustainable world, organized by Dr. Berkeley "Buzz" Cue, BWC Pharma Consulting, LLC & the Green Chemistry Institute Pharmaceutical Roundtable.
- The chemistry of natural products, organized by Prof. José L. Giner, SUNY-ESF
- Biofuel combustion for residential and commercial space heating, organized by Prof. Philip Hopke, Clarkson University and Ellen Burkhard, Ph.D, NYSERDA.
- Chemistry and the war against cancer, organized by Dr. Vinay Likhite, Baroda Cancer Research
- Drug development and design, organized by Dr. Jason Herr, Albany Molecular
- Chemical Education in the Northeast: looking back and projecting forward, organized by Prof. Julianne Smist, Springfield College.
- K-12 education, organized by Dr. Dana Barry, Clarkson University. This Saturday session is especially suitable for high school chemistry teachers.
Please contact Prof. Martin Walker (conference chair), Prof. Maria Hepel (program chair) or Prof. Devon Shipp (exhibition chair) for more information. Follow us on Twitter at #NERM2010.