By James E. McWilliams
Research on allergens, green chemistry and nanotechnology will be presented among nearly 500 papers at the 60th Southwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world’s largest scientific society, in Fort Worth, Texas, Sept. 29 - Oct. 2. Approximately 750 scientists are expected to attend the meeting at the Fort Worth Plaza Hotel, located at 1701 Commerce St.
Highlights of the meeting include a symposium on the physical-chemical properties of allergens and a symposium that addresses specific aspects of the green chemistry movement, including innovative industrial processes, green manufacturing and related topics. There will also be a session on nanotechnology in bioscience and electronic materials.
The following awards will be presented at the meeting:
Additional details about the meeting can be found at http://www.swrm.org.
The American Chemical Society is a nonprofit organization, chartered by the U.S. Congress, with a multidisciplinary membership of more than 159,000 chemists and chemical engineers. It publishes numerous scientific journals and databases, convenes major research conferences and provides educational, science policy and career programs in chemistry. Its main offices are in Washington, D.C., and Columbus, Ohio.