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THE BAY AREA

CHEMISTRY SYMPOSIUM

CONNECTING LOCAL INDUSTRY + ACADEMIA
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WHEN:
October 25th, 2024
WHERE:
UCSF Mission Bay
Robertson Auditorium
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an ACS-sponsored local symposium
JOIN US FOR THE 5TH ANNUAL BACS

 

The Bay Area Chemistry Symposium provides a unique opportunity to connect local students and academics with scientists from the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, covering themes of synthesis and design in medicinal, process, biological, and computational  chemistry. The one-day symposium will feature keynote addresses given by leading professors and industrial chemists from the Bay Area and showcase research talks from graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and industry researchers. A poster session will also take place with presentations representing research conducted in both academic and industry laboratories. This symposium, co-chaired by Professor Ian Seiple of UCSF and Caleb Karmel of Maze Therapeutics, promises to be an exciting and influential community building event for synthetic, medicinal, and computational chemists across the Bay Area.

SPEAKERS

2024 KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

The Bay Area Chemistry Symposium will feature 30 minute keynote talks from leading scientists in both academia in industry.

We'll also hear from more industry scientists, students, and post-docs in a series of short talks highlighting the exciting science happening in the Bay Area. 

SEE TECHNICAL PROGRAMS FROM PAST BACS EVENTS:
 
Industry keynote speakers coming soon

What previous attendees had to say: 

"The speakers were great, the organization was great, the entire event was a great success!"

"I enjoyed the first BACS very much. This is probably the best local ACS event I ever attended."

"Thank you so much for organizing the BACS. I had a really amazing time and really enjoyed the event. I really hope to be there next year!" 

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SPONSERS

OUR 2023 SPONSORS

The BACS is made possible by generous support from our local industry sponsors.

Interested in becoming a sponsor? Contact us today!

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– PLATINUM SPONSORS –
 
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– GOLD SPONSORS –
 
– SILVER SPONSORS –
 
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– Special thanks to the American Chemical Society & NorCal chapter of EWOC  –
 
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APPLY TO REGISTER

BACS 2024 will be open in the fall! Check back soon!

We thank you for your continued interest in this year's event and we are opening up registration for our waitlist. We will strive to accommodate everyone to our event. For non-sponsors and non-presenters, please finish an addition Eventbrite registration as well. Please use the google form below (or linked here) to join our waitlist. If you would like to present a 15 minute short talk or poster, please

Plan to submit your abstract by September 2024 

APPLY TO REGISTER

Note: some corporate servers may block Google forms. If the application below does not display correctly, please scan the QR code below from a personal device: 

CONTACT

CONTACT US

Have a question? Use the form below or email us at: bayareachemistrysymposium@gmail.com

Thanks, we'll be in touch shortly!

The 2024 BACS Organizing Committee is:

Prof. Ian Seiple
Caleb Karmel
Lisa Barton
Chen Cheng
Alexandr Dudnik
Andrew Ecker
Matt Epplin
Chris Evans
Ciara Feist
Emily Fok
Bella Germek

Karan Goyal
Matt Greaney
Karl Haelsig
David Hill
Lauren Holder
Kevin Hung
Kerry Jones
Emily Kirkeby
Zef Konst
Jennifer Le
Patrick S. Lee

Bryan Matsuura
Prof. Shaun McKinnie
Michael Mormino
Prof. Cody Pitts
Richard Thornbury
Vasil Vasilev

UC San Francisco, Academic Co-Chair
Maze Therapeutics, Industry Co-Chair
Genentech, MedChem
Genentech
AbbVie, MedChem

Graduate student, UC San Francisco
Arcus Biosciences, MedChem
Cytokinetics, MedChem
Novartis, MedChem
Graduate student, UC Berkeley
Gilead, MedChem
Graduate student, UC Berkeley

Clariant & Silicon Valley ACS
AbbVie, MedChem
Ascendis, MedChem
Novartis, MedChem
Novartis, MedChem

Gilead, MedChem
Eikon Therapeutics
Schrödinger, MedChem
Eikon Therapeutics

Curie Bio / Cal ACS
Merck, MedChem
UC Santa Cruz
Nurix
UC Davis
Gilead, Process
BMS

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