Piper Promotes: Iota Sigma Pi Lunch with Professor Tom Maimone, October 26, 2012

source: Berkeley CoC

source: Berkeley CoCIota Sigma Pi, the women’s honors society in chemistry, is hosting a brown bag lunch with synthetic chemistry Professor Tom Maimone on October 26 at 12:30 pm in Bixby North. The monthly ISP meeting will precede the lunch from 12-12:30 pm. Bring your own lunch and some additional snacks will be provided.

Professor Tom Maimone is a new addition to the College of Chemistry this summer, joining the organic chemistry faculty as an Assistant Professor; he currently holds the Cupola Era Chair. Professor Maimone received his B.S. in Chemistry from Berkeley researching with Prof. Dirk Trauner, his Ph.D. in Chemistry from The Scripps Research Institute with Prof. Phil Baran, and was the NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein  Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with Prof. Steve Buchwald. He is the recipient of  the Elsevier Reaxys Ph.D. Prize, the Roche Excellence in Chemistry Award, the Pfizer ACS Division of Organic Chemistry Award, a Bristol-Myers Squibb Graduate Fellowship, and the Erich O. & Elly M. Saegebarth Prize in Chemistry.

Iota Sigma Pi is a national honors society and was founded at Berkeley, the Hydrogen Chapter, in 1902. The organization highlights the accomplishments of female chemists through their awards and promotes friendship and mentorship of female chemists of all levels. For more information, email iotasigmapi@gmail.com. If you are interested in becoming a member of ISP, membership criteria are here and a Fall Induction will be held in early December. ISP also does practice GRS, GRC, & Quals- if you are interested in scheduling a practice, email iotasigmapi@gmail.com

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