Welcome to the Northeastern Section Younger Chemists Committee

Walk-in registration will be accepted at the Career Symposium, $10 cash only.

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Welcoming our 2017-2018 Executive Board! 

We are pleased to announce our new executive board:

Chair - Caitlyn Mills, Northeastern University
Chair-Elect - Robert Bolhofner, Tufts University
Career Chair - Ben Cromwell, University of Rhode Island
Social Chair - Zhehui (Zee) Lee, Boston College
Publicity Chair - Brian D'Amico, Northeastern University
Treasurer - Gina Kim, Boston University
Secretary - Matthew Giolito, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

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NSYCC Selected as Finalist for Two ChemLuminary Awards!

We are pleased to announce that we have been selected as finalists for two American Chemical Society ChemLuminary awards: Outstanding Local Section Career Program Award for our Fall 2016 Career Symposium & Outstanding Sustainability Activities for our Green Chemistry Workshop that we co-hosted at U-Mass Boston in the Fall of 2016. The winners for these awards will be announced at the ACS National Meeting in Washington D.C. in August. 


NSYCC & NESACS at the March for Science in Boston!

NSYCC Chair Catie Rawlins and NESACS Chair-Elect Mindy Levine gathered a group of ACS members to the March for Science at the Boston Common on April 22nd 2017. Despite the rain, there was a great enthusiasm and lots of clever signs! We look forward to the next steps to take to continue advocating for science and science funding with more events with the NESACS Government Affairs Committee. (photos by Catie Rawlins and Amanda Aldous)


The 19th Annual Northeast Student Chemistry Research Conference Was a Success!

Thank you to all who joined us to present at our conference, and to all who attended to learn, judge or volunteer. All of you are why this conference is successful.

For details and photos, visit our Conference page here


January NESACS Meeting with 2017 ACS President Allison Campbell

Lunch at Catalyst restaurant with Women Chemists Committee

Lunch at Catalyst restaurant with Women Chemists Committee

Younger Chemists Committee at the reception at the Broad Institute

Younger Chemists Committee at the reception at the Broad Institute


NSYCC & Our Members Recognized in
Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN)

In the November 28th, 2016 edition of C&EN NSYCC & several of our members were recognized for YCC awards received in 2016. NSYCC members recognized include Catherine Rawlins (Northeastern University), Ray Borg (UMass Boston), Peter Frank (University of New Hampshire), and Whitney Hess (MIT), all of whom received a YCC Leadership Development Award.

In the November 28th, 2016 edition of C&EN NSYCC & several of our members were recognized for YCC awards received in 2016. NSYCC members recognized include Catherine Rawlins (Northeastern University), Ray Borg (UMass Boston), Peter Frank (University of New Hampshire), and Whitney Hess (MIT), all of whom received a YCC Leadership Development Award.


NSYCC Receives Outstanding Local Section YCC ChemLuminary Award!

 (Left to Right) Tim Bergeron (JEOL Inc, Secretary 2015-16), Jackie O'Neil (Alkermes, Chair 2014-15), Ray Borg (NSYCC Outreach Coordinator & 2015-16 Career Chair)

 (Left to Right) Tim Bergeron (JEOL Inc, Secretary 2015-16), Jackie O'Neil (Alkermes, Chair 2014-15), Ray Borg (NSYCC Outreach Coordinator & 2015-16 Career Chair)

 (Left to Right) Natalie LaFranzo (Chair, ACS Younger Chemists Committee), Jackie O'Neil (Alkermes, Chair 2014-15), Ray Borg (NSYCC Outreach Coordinator & 2015-16 Career Chair), Donna Nelson (ACS President). Photo Credit : Mort Hoffman - NESACS

 (Left to Right) Natalie LaFranzo (Chair, ACS Younger Chemists Committee), Jackie O'Neil (Alkermes, Chair 2014-15), Ray Borg (NSYCC Outreach Coordinator & 2015-16 Career Chair), Donna Nelson (ACS President).

Photo Credit : Mort Hoffman - NESACS

At the ACS National Meeting in Philidephia, we were honored to be the recipient of the ChemLuminary award for outstanding local section Younger Chemists Committee, for our exceptional programming and activities last year. 

We want to thank all of you who joined us in making our many great events and opportunities possible, leading us to this accomplishment. We hope you'll continue to join us as we continue to bring you the excellent programming that brought us this award. 


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