• NERM2022 Awards Dinner

    This is a very special Awards Dinner with guests coming throughout the Northeast Region to be part of NERM2022.  Northeast Regional Award Winners will be recognized. Our guest speaker will

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  • 2022 Rochester ACS Undergraduate Award in Chemistry

    Each year the Rochester Section recognizes undergraduate seniors for their outstanding academic achievement by sponsoring an award for each college or university within the six county area of the Rochester

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  • Chemistry instructor resources

    We now have a page dedicated to resources intended for K-12 science instructors. The page is found under the Rochester YCC tab. Topics include chemistry, physics, biology, and general science

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Welcome to the Rochester Local Section

The Mission of the Rochester Local Section

Connecting and empowering our members, local scientists and students through innovative chemistry programs and outreach.

The Rochester Section serves Monroe, Orleans, Genesee, Livingston, Ontario, and Wayne counties in upstate New York. Our members work for local employers such as Kodak, Xerox, and Bausch & Lomb. Many of our members are retirees with long successful careers. Members working in academia come from University of Rochester and other local institutions.  We also cater to the needs of student members at local colleges and universities.

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Rochester Local Section Events and Outreach

Local and National ACS Meetings

Updates from our Chair and Councilors