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Long Island Subsection
The Long Island Subsection serves the membership of the American Chemical Society on Long Island with . Our mission is to promote the interaction and scholarship of chemists in Brooklyn and Manhattan. Meetings and social events are open to the public and typically attended by local chemistry students, teachers, and professionals from the area.

Inquiries should be addressed to the Subsection Chair Dr. Daniel Amarante.  The leadership team includes:
  • Dr. Qi Wang, Chair-Elect
  • Dr. John Sleckman, Immediate Past-Chair
  • Dr. Terrence Black, Secretary
  • Dr. Philip Mark, Treasurer
  • Dr. Nadja Grobe, Director
  • Dr. Ping Furlan, Director
  • Dr. Sujun Wei, Director
  • Dr. Rakhi Agarwal, Director
Event Calendar
May 6, 2021
     Victor Grignard: From failing his college entrance exams to earning the first
     Nobel prize by a non-German educated chemist
     Paris Svoronos, Ph.D.
     Queensborough Community College
April 30, 2021
     The 20th Annual Chemistry Challenge
      A college-level chemistry competition for both 2-year and 4-year programs.

April 1, 2021
     Poly(diiododiacetlene): En Route to New All-Carbon Materials
     Daniel, Resch, Ph.D.
March 4, 2021
    Otto Diels - An apolitical chemist, a grand teacher and the 1950 Nobel Prize winner: Celebrating his 145th Year Birth Anniversary
     Paris Svoronos, Ph.D.
     Queensborough Community College - CUNY

February 4, 2021
     Investigation of Siderophores and Their Structural Derivatives as Potential Chemotherapeutic Agents  Dr. Sabesan Yoganathan (St. John's University)

High School Awards
The Long Island Subsection proudly recognizes the best High School chemistry students at each High School in Nassau, Suffolk, and Queens Counties each Spring.  Nominations are made each Spring and the students celebrated at an award dinner.

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