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2011 ACS Student Member Symposium

April 16, 2011, at Duquesne University

Mellon Hall and Laura Lecture Room
Registration, talks, lunch, and poster session

Schedule of Events

Download the 2011 ACS Student Member Symposium schedule of events.

Featured Speakers

Prof. Helen M. Boylan
Westminster College
“Efficacy of Passive Treatment for Abandoned Mine Drainage: Results from a Service Learning Study"

Prof. James Coffield
Wheeling Jesuit University
“Dithiocarbamate Chemistry at Wheeling Jesuit University: A Successful, Long-Term Research Program at a Primarily Undergraduate Institution”

Prof. Timothy L. Evans
University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
“G quadruplex Forming mRNA and the Brain”

Prof. P. J. Persichini III
Allegheny College
“Boron Mediated Tandem and Transfer Strategies in Synthesis & Beyond”

Abstracts and Poster Presentations

Students are invited to submit abstracts and present posters.

Format of Accepted Abstracts:
Arial 10 pt. font
Microsoft Word preferred

Title of Written Abstract (in bold)
Authors (Last name, First name; Last name, First name; etc.)
Academic Department

Abstract: The title, authors, and text of your abstract must be in Arial 10 pt., and it has to be emailed to duqacs@gmail.com.

Word Limit
Word limit is 150, not including title, authors, and institutions.

Submission Deadlines

Abstracts that are to be published in the Symposium booklet must be submitted by Wednesday, April 13, by 4:00 p.m. No exceptions. Abstracts that will not be published can be submitted up to the day of the event — Saturday, April 16. Submit your abstract by email to duqacs@gmail.com.


Students may register for the ACS Student Member Symposium up to the day of the event — Saturday, April 16. Registration is free.

To register, email duqacs@gmail.com with your:

  • Name
  • School
  • Email Address
  • Phone

If you are submitting a poster abstract, include ACS Abstracts in the subject line.

If you are registering only, include Registration in the subject line.


If you have any questions, contact the Duquesne Student Members at duqacs@gmail.com.

Prior Symposia

For photos and more information, visit the ACS Student Members website.


Parking is available in the Forbes Avenue Garage at Duquesne University. View our Visitor's Page for a campus map and driving directions.