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ACS Brewery Takeover May 18

On Saturday, May 18, 10 AM to 2 PM, join us at Altruist Brewing Company to network with industry professionals and rising graduate students and learn more about the chemical and life sciences industry in MA and CT from our great line up of speakers:

LambdaVision (Nicole Wagner and Jordan Greco): As CEO and CSO, respectively, they have secured funding and launched this company through UConn Ventures based on the work they did as graduate students in the Birge Lab in the Department of Chemistry at UConn.

Moderna Inc (Chittoor Narahari (“Hari”)): He is currently a Principal Engineer with Moderna Inc., a messenger RNA (mRNA) based therapeutics company in Cambridge. He has extensive experience in early and late phase development of biotherapeutics as well as supporting commercially marketed products.

ProVerde Laboratories (Elizabeth Wagoner): She is the Laboratory Director of ProVerde Laboratories, Inc., a full service, state-of-the-art analytical laboratory providing testing, research and consulting services for the cannabis industry.

Phytos (Ryan Landis): He founded Phytos, an Agrochemical startup, based on his work at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Phytos develops ground-breaking nanotechnology to eliminate infectious disease in agricultural settings.

For more information and to register, please visit: acstakeover.eventbrite.com.

Any questions, please contact Jessica A. Martin atjessica.a.martin@uconn.edu.

NEACT Summer Conference 2019

Save the date!

80th Annual Summer Conference ⁓ New England Association of Chemistry Teachers

July 29–31, 2019

Rachel Carson Center

Middlesex School

Concord, MA

Join other science teachers for an innovative, friendly, hands-on conference. Middle school, high school, and college educators welcome!

Keynote Speaker: Deborah Blum, Director of the Knight Science Journalism Program at MIT, Pulitzer Prize winner, author of The Poisoner’s Handbook and The Poison Squad

Workshops ★ Practical Class Strategies ★ Field Trips ★ Labs

Collaborate at “Chemcamp” ★ PDPs and CEUs Available

Scholarships Available for First-time Attendees

More information available at www.neact.orghttp://www.neact.org

#IYPT 2019 — Celebrate the International Year of the Periodic Table (1869–2019)