WCC May 3 Meeting


April Section Meeting

Sustainability in Food Production:

the Role of Peer-reviewed Science

James N. Seiber

Professor Emeritus, Department of Environmental Toxicology, University of California—Davis

Date: Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014. Reception: 5:30pm, Talk: 6:00-7:00pm.

Place: USDA, 800 Buchanan St., Albany, CA 94706.

Cost: $10 (half price for students) for light refreshments to be served from 5:30-6:00pm. Reservations: email or 510-351-9922. You may prepay by mailing your check to Cal. Section ACS at 2950 Merced St. #225, San Leandro CA 94577 or pay at door.

Note – Everyone attending must register in advance due to security regulations at USDA – no unregistered walk-ins on the day of the event.

When making your reservations, you will need to provide the following information:

a. Required information for US citizens: affiliation, location, picture ID.

b. Required information for non-US citizens: date of birth, affiliation, location, country of citizenship, picture ID.

Citizens of some countries CANNOT be admitted to USDA facilities. Cuba, Iran, Sudan, Syria

RSVP: By Monday, Apr 21, 2014


Please check the forms for Educational Awards, Lloyd Ryland  Award for Teachers, and the Chemistry Olypiad nominations

April Vortex 2014


Visit the Section Webstore

Roughly 25-30% of every dollar generated from sales will go directly to the section to be applied to various outreach programs that the section supports. Information on some of these programs is listed under the program tab on the CALACS website.

If you are interested in supporting programs with a contribution or grant, please contact our office at or (510) 351-9922.


We encourage all Members of the Section to the monthly business meeting (EXCOMM). Join your colleges and fellow members in helping  the Section  meet its stated mission.

Use this site to locate Events like Science Cafe and the programs at the  Women Chemist , Younger Chemists, and many of our other outreach programs  listed under Committees found under the About US  tab .  We always welcome  the help of  our Members.

You can also find information about our Section monthly meetings here or under the Events tab. Also Check the What’s New tab. Your comments and suggestions are appreciated.