Barbara Belmont

LGBTQ+ at 2016 Spring National ACS Meeting San Diego

Discussion created by Barbara Belmont on Mar 7, 2016

Events and sessions of interest to the LGBTQ+ community at the 2016 Spring National ACS Meeting in San Diego.

LGBTQ reception will be in at the Fall National ACS Meeting.


Sunday, March 13, 5-7pm

ACS Diversity Reception

Hilton San Diego Bayfront

Aqua Salon D

Sponsored by the ACS Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Board


Sunday, March 13, 8-10pm

Poster: Welcoming work environments and broadening participation for LGBTQ+ chemists

at the PRESIDENTIAL EVENT: My Comments to the President's Task Force on Employment

Hall D - San Diego Convention Center


Monday, March 14, 1:45-5pm

LGBT Chemists' Symposium on Chemical Biology

Carolyn Bertozzi: Why do cancer cells have altered glycosylation? C

Derk Trauner: Controlling biological pathways with unnatural chromophores

James Nowick: Understanding amyloid diseases with chemical model systems

Jay Keasling: Engineering microbes for production of chemicals and fuel

Panel Discussion:  Why LGBT issues matter in the chemical sciences

Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina

Marina Salon E

Sponsored by: PROF

Cosponsored by: BIOL, BIOT, MEDI, ORGN, PRES and WCC

Financially supported by: Immediate Past President Diane Grob Schmidt and President-Elect Allison Campbell


Are you a member of the LGBTQ+ community and presenting at the Spring ACS Meeting in San Diego?  Toot your horn by replying to this discussion with the name, time, date, and location of your presentation!