Rochester YCC

Rochester Local Section Younger Chemists Committee

A Committee of the Rochester Section of the American Chemical Society

The Younger Chemists Committee advocates for and provides resources to early-career chemists and professionals in the chemical sciences and related fields.

Within each ACS Local Section, the LSYCC facilitates networking and interactions between younger chemists and those in their fields and introduces young chemists to active roles within the Society. LSYCCs empower younger chemists — those under the age of 35 or getting started in their careers — to participate in programs that advance chemistry and enhance their professional development.

The national ACS Younger Chemists Committee (YCC) encourages the establishment of an LSYCC for each ACS Local Section across the country! We also provide support to LSYCCs as they encourage young chemical professionals to network at the grassroots level and engage in active roles within the ACS.

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Latest News from the Rochester LS Younger Chemists Committee

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 concepts. If you have any resources for instructors that you think we should include, feel free to contact us with the form at the bottom

Ycc Trivia Night recap

Thank you to everyone who came to our trivia night on February 11th, 2021. We had participants from University of Rochester, SUNY Brockport, Monroe Community College, and from out of state. Our winners were Brittney, Michael, and Nate. Congratulations and we will see you at the next event!

Student registrations available for 2021 spring acs meeting

Nominations are now being accepted for the Rochester ACS Section’s “Covid-19 Modified” Travel Grant Program. Because the 2021 ACS Spring National Meeting is being held virtually, the Section is offering grants in the amount of the registration fee to undergraduate students who will present their research at an ACS sponsored conference. Student registrations for the Spring

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