WSU ACS host this year's Detroit Local Section Undergraduate Research Symposium


The Wayne State American Chemical Society student chemistry club are hosting this year's Detroit Local Section Undergraduate Research Symposium on Saturday, April 10th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

The Keynote Address this year will be given by the national ACS President H.N. Cheng. In addition, Drs. Alana Conti, Shawn R. Hitchcock, Isaac Powell, and our very own Stephanie Brock are speakers. Panel discussions and undergraduate presentations will also be part of the symposium. This year's meeting will be a virtual event.

Schedule of events:
10:00 a.m. – Welcome and WSU-ACS Introduction by John Karns & Dr. Charlie Fehl
10:15 a.m. – Dr. Stephanie Brock: Photocatalytic Water Splitting: Harvesting Energy from the Sun 
10:30 a.m. – Keynote Speaker, Dr. H.N. Cheng: A Sustainable Journey through Chemistry 
11:00 a.m. – Dr. Alana Conti: Effects of Opioid Exposure on Pain and Addiction Outcomes after Traumatic Brain Injury 
11:15 a.m. – Dr. Shawn R. Hitchcock: The Asymmetric Glycolate Reaction as a Vehicle for the Synthesis of Protease Inhibitors and a Cytokine Modulator 
11:30 a.m. – Dr. Isaac Powell: Molecular Genetics and Biology of Prostate Cancer

11:45 a.m. – Panel Questions
12:00 p.m. – Break 
12:30 p.m. – Undergraduate Presentations


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