Agricultural and Food Chemistry Division

Activities

 

 

245th ACS National Meeting & Exposition -

New

 Orleans Spring 2013

 

Why We Eat More Potato Chips!
 

Enzymes from horse feces could hold secrets to streamlining biofuel production

 

'Seeing' the flavor of foods

 

Communicating Chemistry:Cajun Cooking (C4)

 

"Communicating Chemistry:Cajun Cooking (C4)" was held at the Spring 2013 ACS Meeting in New Orleans. The final event was held on April 9, 2013. I

For additional details, check out the event website and flyer:

Website

Flyer

 

 

 

 

243rd ACS National Meeting & Exposition

San Diego California Spring 2012

 

 

Popcorn-Shaped Gold Particles Gang Up On Salmonella

  

 

242nd ACS National Meeting & Exposition

Denver Colorado Fall 2011

 

ACS Theme: The Chemistry of Air, Space and Water

 

 241st ACS National Meeting - March 27-31, 2011

 Meeting Highlights:

Could Maple Syrup From Canada Be the Next Champion Food?

Cracking health tip - eat walnuts

 

“A perfect Bloody Mary?”

 

 

2010 Kenneth A. Spencer Award

 

240th ACS National Meeting - August 22-26, 2010

Online Meeting Content

 

Highlights from the 239th ACS National Meeting in San Francisco!

Brewing up a gentler java: Dark-roasted coffee contains stomach-friendly ingredient

Keeping queso fresco fresh

Bird brains? Not when it comes to selecting nutritious food

Nutritional Bonus of Maple Syrup

Detecting fake wine vintages: It’s an (atomic) blast

Fats for health and beauty: Giving soybean oil a new role in serving society 

 

Past National Meeting Highlights

Whole grain cereals, popcorn rich in antioxidants, not just fiber  

 

 

 

Congratulations! 

We would like to congratulate the winners of the undergraduate student symposium Sebastian Groothuis (1st) and Santiago Bukovsky-Reyes (2nd) and the winner of our graduate student symposium, Lindsay Springer.   

 

PACIFICHEM 2015:

The abstract submission deadline for the Pacifichem Conference, DEC 15 –20th is April 15, 2015. For more information and abstract submission please go to http://www.pacifichem.org/. 

 

2015 AGFD AWARDS

Do you know a deserving scientist or  student?  The Agricultural and Food Chemistry Division (AGFD) of the American Chemical Society (ACS) is proud to offer the following awards for 2014–2015:  The Undergraduate Student Research Symposium, The Withycombe-Charalambous Graduate Student Symposium, The Teranishi Graduate Fellowship, The Young Scientist Award Symposium, The Award for Advancement of Application of Agricultural and Food Chemistry (AGFD Award).  Check out the awards page for more info.

 

Congratulations to the 2014 AGFD Award Winners!

  2014 Award for Advancement of Application of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 

   Prof. Thomas Hofmann, Technical University of Munich Germany 

 

  2014 AGFD Fellows:

  Dr. Agnes M. Rimando, USDA – ARS at University, MS

  Dr. Eric Decker, University of Massachusetts, Department of Food Science at Amherst

  Dr. Michael C. Qian, Oregon State University , Department of Food Science & Technology  at Corvallis

  Dr. Shridhar K. Sathe, Florida State University, Department of Nutrition, Food & Exercise Sciences at Tallahassee

  Dr. Min-Hsiung Pan, National Taiwan University, Department of Food Science & Technology at Taipei


  2014 Award for Distinguished Service to the Division of Agricultural and Food Chemistry:

  Dr. Lauren Jackson, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Division of Food Processing Science & Technology

  Dr. Alyson Mitchell, University of California-Davis, Department of Food Science and Technology

 

  2014 Congratulations to the new ACS Fellows from AGFD!

  Jane V. Leland, Kraft Foods Group          

  Robert J. McGorrin, Oregon State University      

  Agnes M. Rimando, U.S. Department of Agriculture       

  Béla S. Buslig, Florida Department of Citrus (Retired)

  Kevin Hicks, U.S. Department of Agriculture (Emeritus)

  Eric Block, University at Albany, SUNY    

 

  2014 Young Scientist Award

   Silvana Martini, Utah State University

 

  2014 Graduate Student Research Award 

  Kim K. Hixson, Washington State University.

 

  2014 Teranishi Fellowship Award

  Geoffrey A. Dubrow

 

  2014 Undergraduate Student Research Awards 

  1st Place: Christopher A. Tollett, Biosciences Inst., Arkansas State University

  2nd Place: Matthew Amicucci, Dept. of Food Science & Nutrition, University of California-Davis.


AGFD congratulates all these awardees and looks forward to their continued successes and contributions. 

 

HIGHLIGHTS FROM SAN FRANCISCO NATIONAL MEETING

Did you miss the meeting in San Francisco or miss certain presentation:

Check out shorts and full presentation recording of AGFD presentation at the 2014 Fall ACS National Meeting held in San Francisco at:

http://presentations.acs.org/common/sessions.aspx/Fall2014/AGFD

 

ACS Webinar by AGFD member Dr. Eric Block:

Image of garlic and onions

Garlic and Other Alliums: The Lore and the Science
Thursday, September 11, 2014 @ 2-3pm ET

Discover the colorful history and science of garlic, onions and other alliums. 

(download event flyer)

 

Our division now has a Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/agandfood). Please stop by and “like” us!

 

2013 Spencer Award

“2013 Kenneth A SPENCER AWARD CEREMONY was held on September 20, 2013 (For video click here)”

Find thIs the first line in the September event announcement on the Section at  http://cas.umkc.edu/chemistry/kcacs , click and see and hear Attila Pavlath in Kansas City!!

Congratulations! 

We would like to congratulate the winners of the undergraduate student symposium Sebastian Groothuis (1st) and Santiago Bukovsky-Reyes (2nd) and the winner of our graduate student symposium, Lindsay Springer.   

 

PACIFICHEM 2015:

The abstract submission deadline for the Pacifichem Conference, DEC 15 –20th is April 15, 2015. For more information and abstract submission please go to http://www.pacifichem.org/. 

 

2015 AGFD AWARDS

Do you know a deserving scientist or  student?  The Agricultural and Food Chemistry Division (AGFD) of the American Chemical Society (ACS) is proud to offer the following awards for 2014–2015:  The Undergraduate Student Research Symposium, The Withycombe-Charalambous Graduate Student Symposium, The Teranishi Graduate Fellowship, The Young Scientist Award Symposium, The Award for Advancement of Application of Agricultural and Food Chemistry (AGFD Award).  Check out the awards page for more info.

 

Congratulations to the 2014 AGFD Award Winners!

  2014 Award for Advancement of Application of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 

   Prof. Thomas Hofmann, Technical University of Munich Germany 

 

  2014 AGFD Fellows:

  Dr. Agnes M. Rimando, USDA – ARS at University, MS

  Dr. Eric Decker, University of Massachusetts, Department of Food Science at Amherst

  Dr. Michael C. Qian, Oregon State University , Department of Food Science & Technology  at Corvallis

  Dr. Shridhar K. Sathe, Florida State University, Department of Nutrition, Food & Exercise Sciences at Tallahassee

  Dr. Min-Hsiung Pan, National Taiwan University, Department of Food Science & Technology at Taipei


  2014 Award for Distinguished Service to the Division of Agricultural and Food Chemistry:

  Dr. Lauren Jackson, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Division of Food Processing Science & Technology

  Dr. Alyson Mitchell, University of California-Davis, Department of Food Science and Technology

 

  2014 Congratulations to the new ACS Fellows from AGFD!

  Jane V. Leland, Kraft Foods Group          

  Robert J. McGorrin, Oregon State University      

  Agnes M. Rimando, U.S. Department of Agriculture       

  Béla S. Buslig, Florida Department of Citrus (Retired)

  Kevin Hicks, U.S. Department of Agriculture (Emeritus)

  Eric Block, University at Albany, SUNY    

 

  2014 Young Scientist Award

   Silvana Martini, Utah State University

 

  2014 Graduate Student Research Award 

  Kim K. Hixson, Washington State University.

 

  2014 Teranishi Fellowship Award

  Geoffrey A. Dubrow

 

  2014 Undergraduate Student Research Awards 

  1st Place: Christopher A. Tollett, Biosciences Inst., Arkansas State University

  2nd Place: Matthew Amicucci, Dept. of Food Science & Nutrition, University of California-Davis.


AGFD congratulates all these awardees and looks forward to their continued successes and contributions. 

 

HIGHLIGHTS FROM SAN FRANCISCO NATIONAL MEETING

Did you miss the meeting in San Francisco or miss certain presentation:

Check out shorts and full presentation recording of AGFD presentation at the 2014 Fall ACS National Meeting held in San Francisco at:

http://presentations.acs.org/common/sessions.aspx/Fall2014/AGFD

 

ACS Webinar by AGFD member Dr. Eric Block:

Image of garlic and onions

Garlic and Other Alliums: The Lore and the Science
Thursday, September 11, 2014 @ 2-3pm ET

Discover the colorful history and science of garlic, onions and other alliums. 

(download event flyer)

 

Our division now has a Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/agandfood). Please stop by and “like” us!

 

2013 Spencer Award

“2013 Kenneth A SPENCER AWARD CEREMONY was held on September 20, 2013 (For video click here)”

Find thIs the first line in the September event announcement on the Section at  http://cas.umkc.edu/chemistry/kcacs , click and see and hear Attila Pavlath in Kansas City!!

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