2018 SDACS Holiday Party

Date:
Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Time:
5:30 PM Social Hour
6:30 PM Buffet Dinner
7:30 PM Presentations

Place:
Sufi Mediterranean Cuisine
5915 Balboa Avenue, San Diego, CA 92111
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Price:
$20 per Dinner – $10 with student ID

Register:
https://sdacs2018holidayparty.eventbrite.com
Please RSVP by: Monday, December 3, 2018

2018 ACS Distinguished Scientist Award Banquet: Floyd Romesberg

A SEMI-SYNTHETIC ORGANISM THAT STORES AND RETRIEVES INCREASED GENETIC INFORMATION

Date: Thursday, October 18, 2018

Time:
6:00 PM No host bar
6:30 PM Dinner
7:30 PM Award lecture

Place:
The Ida and Cecil Green Faculty Club – UCSD, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla
For directions please see: http://facclub.ucsd.edu/

RSVP:
http://sandiegoacsfromesberg2018.eventbrite.com/

$30.00 per dinner, $15.00 with student I.D.
Reservations required
Please RSVP by: Wednesday, October 10, 2018

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SENIORS/RETIREES/CONSULTANTS/ETC. BREAKFAST

Date: Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Time:
9:30 AM

Place:
Bristol Farms Café – Costa Verde Shopping Center –
Genesee Avenue and Nobel Drive, University City
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7th SABPA/ACS Chemistry Symposium

Date: Thursday, September 6th, 2018

Time:
6:00 – 6:30 PM Registration, Networking, and Light Dinner
6:30 – 7:15 PM Dr. Jinglan Zhou
Discovery of Ivacaftor, a CFTR Potentiator for the Treatment of Cystic Fibrosis
7:15 – 8:00 PM Professor John L. Wood
Recent Efforts in the Synthesis of Complex Natural Products

Place:
Lilly Biotechnology Center
10290 Campus Point Drive
San Diego, CA 92121
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RSVP:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/7th-sabpaacs-chemistry-symposium-tickets-48071197245
Attendance is by pre-registration only – no walk-ins please.

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CHEMPLOYMENT 795: Senior Research Associate/Research Associate II

CHEMPLOYMENT 795

POSITION TITLE

Senior Research Associate/Research Associate II

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Genomatica is seeking a (Senior) Research Associate with experience in analytical chemistry to work as a member of the Analytical Sciences team. The Analytical team is responsible for quantitative and qualitative analysis of fermentation and other types of samples using a variety of chromatographic, mass spectrometric, and spectroscopic techniques, including HPLC-UV-RID, Ion Chromatography, GS/GCMS, LCMS and FTIR, ultimately helping develop cost-advantaged production of chemicals using microorganisms. The successful candidate will utilize her/his knowledge of a wide variety of analytical chemistry techniques to support and help advance Genomatica strain engineering and process technology platforms.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform quantitative analyses to support strain engineering and fermentation process development focusing on HPLC and IC instrumentation
  • Sample preparation, data generation, data interpretation and reporting utilizing in-house built LIMS
  • Instrument maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Method development and validation

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Education

  • BS or MS in Chemistry, Biochemistry or related field with 3+ years industry experience
  • Solid understanding of chemistry, basic biochemistry and fundamentals of sample preparation, chromatography and detection principles. Proven records of analytical method development.
  • Proficiency with Agilent LC and Thermo (Dionex) IC instrumentation including hardware and method troubleshooting.
  • Hands-on experience with Chromeleon is highly desirable
  • Experience with GC-MS/FID is a plus
  • Must be highly organized, collaborative, self-motivated, and team-oriented
  • Ability to successfully perform in a fast-paced, high-intensity R&D work environment
  • Ability to keep accurate records of experiments and data
  • Excellent computer skills, able to manage, organize, and critically evaluate large data sets
  • Capable of presenting findings at regular team meetings
  • Excellent oral and written communication

 

Work Environment/ Physical Demands

This position involves working primarily in a laboratory setting. As such this position requires the ability to stand or sit at the bench, the use of standard laboratory equipment as well as computers and office equipment. The position requires communication with other individuals through a variety of methods.

 

Description of Company

Genomatica Opens a New Window. is a widely-recognized technology leader for the chemical industry. It delivers new manufacturing processes that enable its partners to produce the world’s most widely-used chemicals from alternative feedstocks, with better economics and greater sustainability than petroleum-based processes.

Genomatica, Inc., 4757 Nexus Center Drive San Diego, CA 92121
Phone Number, Fax Number | 858-824-1771
E-mail Address | info@genomatica.com

Genomatica is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Application Instructions

Apply online at www.genomatica.com/careers

Chem Expo 2018 National Chemistry Week Celebration

Date:
Saturday, October 27, 2018

Time:
11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Place:
San Diego Miramar College
10440 Black Mountain Road, San Diego, CA 92126
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The ChemExpo is San Diego’s celebration of National Chemistry Week. Local company and organization booths illustrate how chemistry is applied at work and in everyday life. University students hold stage demonstrations and work with high school and middle school students at Hands On Tables. The Girl Scouts of America hosts a parallel event. Scouts can earn a chemistry merit badge. The ChemExpo is also an opportunity for chemists, including General Chemistry students, to connect to the chemical community.
 

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256th ACS National Meeting & Exposition

Date: August 19 – 23, 2018

Location: Boston, MA

For more information, visit the ACS National Meeting website.

FIFTY-, SIXTY- AND SEVENTY-YEAR MEMBER RECOGNITION LUNCHEON

Date:
Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Time:
11:00 AM – Social Gathering
12:00 PM – Lunch (sumptuous buffet of meat and meatless dishes)
12:45 PM – Introduction of 50-, 60-, and 70-year members

Place:
Tom Ham’s Lighthouse Restaurant
2150 Harbor Island Drive, San Diego, CA 92101
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RSVP:
Please sign up at https://2018sdacsluncheon.eventbrite.com by Wednesday, July 11, 2018, or RSVP by phone message at 619-687-5570

2018 SDACS Annual Family Picnic and Networking Event

Date:
Sunday, June 24, 2018

Time:
11:30AM – 4:00PM
Food served from approx. noon to 3PM

Place:
San Dieguito County Park
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RSVP:
http://sdacs2018picnic.eventbrite.com
Please register no later than Thursday, June 21, 2018. Please tell us how many adults and how many children (with their ages) will be in your party.

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