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Dear esteemed members, Spring is a time for renewal and growth; great things are happening in our Local Section. I would express my gratitude to our April speaker, Dr. Xina Quan, for delivering an excellent presentation on how she started her medical device company, PyrAmes. Be on the lookout for PyrAmes wearable technologies. They have the potential to revolutionize blood pressure monitoring and may even become incorporated as a smartwatch sensor someday. I am looking forward to Mary Virginia Orna’s upcoming presentation, “Fashion, Pharmaceuticals, Food, and Fun: How Color Changed the World”. Dr. Orna is a fantastic speaker, an acclaimed science writer, and…


National Organic Symposium at the La Jolla Marriott

The Executive Committee of the Division of Organic Chemistry of the American Chemical Society and the Department of Chemistry at the University of California, San Diego invite you to attend the 47th National Organic Chemistry Symposium. This biennial event will be held from Sunday, June 26 to Thursday June 30, 2022 at the La Jolla Marriott. This is the first time the event will be held in Southern California. You can find some of the latest information on the upcoming NOS on Twitter with #NOS2022. Note the event has been delayed 1 year due to the pandemic.