Join us Monday August 22, 2022, Marriott Marquis, Chicago, as we celebrate the Life and Science of Marie Daly.
In 1947, Marie Maynard Daly became the first African American woman to receive a doctorate in chemistry in the United States (from Columbia University). Join us for a day of celebration in honor of her life and science, which also serves as a kickoff to the 2023 dedication of a new national historical chemical landmark in her honor at Columbia University. Learn more about Marie Daly.
AM Technical Session, Division of Biological Chemistry
8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Glessner House C
The Division of Biological Chemistry will host the mornng technical session, starting with remarks by Sibrina Collins on the life and legacy of Marie Daly, followed by technical presentations from Amanda Bryant-Friedrich, Neel Shah, Blanton Tolbert, and Squire Booker.
Committee on Minority Affairs Luncheon* – In celebration of Marie Daly
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Doors open at 11:30 am
Grand Horizon G
*this is a ticketed event. Purchase tickets during registration or on site
PM Technical Session,
2:00 pm – 5:45 pm
Grand Horizon F
The Analytical Division will wrap up the afternoon technical session, starting with additional reflections on Marie Daly by Jeannette Brown, followed by four technical talks by Judith Simcox, Mirlinda Biba, Benjamin Garcia, and Lisa Jones.
ACS Division of Analytical Chemistry
ACS Division of Biological Chemistry
ACS Committee on Minority Affairs
With additional support from:
Columbia University Department of Chemistry
New York ACS Local Secton
ACS Women Chemists Committee