EACH PAPER IS EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE UNTIL DATE AND TIME OF PRESENTATION
More than 250 research findings will be presented at the 36th Midwest regional meeting of the American Chemical Society, the worlds largest scientific society, in Lincoln, Neb., October 10-13. Over 500 scientists and students are expected to attend the meeting at the Cornhusker Hotel and Burnham-Yates Conference Center (402-474-7474).
Inhibitors of HIV replication will be the topic of a special lecture on Thursday, October 18, at 4:30 p.m., by Vasu Nair of the University of Iowa in Iowa City. He is the winner of the Midwest Region Award for Outstanding Achievements in Chemistry. The award consists of a medal and a $2,000 honorarium.
Other meeting highlights include:
Detecting allergens in food
Emission-reducing oxygenated fuels
General chair is Michael D. Mosher, University of Nebraska, Kearney (308-865-8385). For more information, visit wendigo.unl.edu/mwrm/
Wednesday, October 10
7:00 10:00 p.m.
Many patients taking anti-tumor and anticancer drug compounds suffer from several undesirable side effects. The researcher will describe the synthesis of two new classes of cancer fighting medicines that may ease these side effects. (Melvyn W. Mosher, Missouri Southern State College, Physical Sciences, Joplin, 417-625-9755)
Though its mechanisms are not well understood, etoposide has been used for decades in treating small cell lung cancer, testicular cancer and Kaposis sarcoma. The researcher will present synthesis and properties of new members of the etoposide drug family. (David Berkowitz, University of Nebraska at Lincoln, Department of Chemistry, 402-472-2738)
Bakers and other food processors must determine if vegetable oils stored
Contact: Sharon Worthy
American Chemical Society 12-Oct-2001Page: 1 2 3 Related biology news :1
. Worlds largest scientific society holds regional meeting in Atlanta2
. Worlds largest scientific society to hold regional meeting in Pittsburgh3
. Worlds protected areas suffer from $2.5 billion annual shortfall4
. Worlds most endangered alligator released in China5
. Worlds leading journal editors urge self-governance and responsibility ...6
. Worlds largest rain forest national park created in Northern Amazon7
. Worlds smallest reptile discovered in Caribbean8
. Worlds largest scientific society convenes regional meeting September 23-26 in Savannah9
. Worlds largest scientific society convenes regional meeting June 24-27 in Durham, N.H.10
. Worlds largest scientific society convenes regional meeting June 14-17 in Seattle11
. Worlds largest scientific society convenes its regional meeting June 11-13 in Grand Rapids, Mich.