Our inaugural speaker will be James T. Dalton, PhD, the newly appointed Dean of the College of Pharmacy at the University of Michigan. Dr. Dalton's talk is titled "Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators (SARMs) for Muscle Wasting in Cancer: Bench to Bedside." He will speak on Friday, September 12, 2014 at 3:00 PM at the Rackham Ampitheatre on the University of Michigan Campus, 915 E. Washtington St (map)
3:00 - 4:00pm: Guest Lecture
4:00 - 5:00pm: Reception (Rackham Assembly Hall)
Dr. Dalton is the former Chief Scientific Officer and Vice-President of Preclinical Research and Development at GTx, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company in Memphis, TN. His former academic appointments include the Kimberly Professor and Chair, Division of Pharmaceutics in the College of Pharmacy at The Ohio State University and Associate Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at The University of Tennessee. Dr. Dalton's past research experiences cover a wide span of pharmaceutical disciplines including structure-activity relationships for ligand-binding of human androgen receptors (AR), molecular and preclinical pharmacology of selective androgen receptor modulators (SARMs), preclinical and clinical pharmacokinetics, and animal models of disease and will be sharing some of these research interests.
This event is open to the entire University of Michigan community, however registration is required. Register at https://pharmacy.umich.edu/about-college/events/first-annual-copgso-award-lecture
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On behalf of the College of Pharmacy’s newly founded Graduate Student Organization, we hope you join us!
On Saturday, September 27th, 2014, Delta College (near Bay City, MI) is hosting an ACS Fall Scientific Meeting entitled "The Sweet Side of Chemistry." The meeting runs from 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM and includes Keynote speaker Prof. Richard W. Hartel, Professor of Food Engineering at the University of Wisconsin - Madison,a poster session open to all participants and several speakers from the food chemistry community. Registration is free and lunch will be provided for all pre-registered participants. To register and to submit a poster abstract by September 5th, visit http://midlandacsw.org (see flyer here).
All are welcome, regardless of your age or career interests to attend the DOW Geat Lakes Bay Regional Science & Engineering Festival on Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at Delta College (near Bay City, MI) from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Anyone of any age can find something to get them excited at this hands-on event. Come explore careers in STEM or just have fun building and experimenting in many areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. No registration is necessary for this event!
Visit http://www.delta.edu/science/science-festival.aspx for more information (see flyer here).
On October 1-4, 2014, the 45th Central Regional Meeting will take place in Pittsburgh, PA. The theme is Bridging Chemistry and Innovation. See the flier for more information.
To view the May 2014 Newsletter, go to the Newsletters tab to the left.
We are pleased to pass on the recent announcement of our local section members who have reached major milestones in their ACS membership in 2014. If you know of anyone on this list, please congratulate them!
Dr. Douglas Buchanan
Dr. Om Goel
Mr. Robert Hesselberg
Dr. Paul Hollenberg
Dr. Charles Jeffries
Dr. Lawrence Wise
Mrs. Muriel Gluckman
Mr. Sylvester Klutchko
Dr. Christer Nordman