Archive for the Joy of Science Channel

From Batteries to Biological Machines – Crystallography Frontiers

EVENT DATE: Thursday, May 15, 2014

Business & Innovation Channel

Join us as Cora Lino-Kovacs and Jim Kaduk share recent advancements in the field of crystallography.


Detecting Human Exposure to Environmental Toxins

EVENT DATE: Thursday, April 3, 2014

Joy of Science Channel

Join Elizabeth Hamelin for a discussion on analytical chemistry and detecting environmental toxins.


The Chemistry of Cocktails: Bruising and Louching and Fire Oh My!

EVENT DATE: Thursday, April 10, 2014

Joy of Science Channel

Liquid Chemistry: Part 1 – Join Dr. Darcy Gentleman for a discussion on the chemistry of cocktails.


Color Chemistry: Red and White Beer for St. George’s Day

EVENT DATE: Thursday, April 17, 2014

Joy of Science Channel

Liquid Chemistry: Part 2 – Join Dr. Charlie Bamforth as he explains the chemistry of beer color and what makes each beer style unique.


Detecting Bioterrorism: Is Chemistry Enough?

EVENT DATE: Thursday, March 13, 2014

Professional Growth Channel

Join Dr. Kristin Omberg for a conservation on how chemists are developing early detection systems.


Ig Nobel Prizes for Discoveries in Chemistry – The Improbables

EVENT DATE: Thursday, February 6, 2014

Joy of Science Channel: Food Chemistry Series

Join Marc Abrahams from Improbable Research to celebrate chemistry’s odder endeavors.


Speaking Simply and Communicating your Science (Program-in-a-Box)

EVENT DATE: Tuesday, October 7, 2014 @ 7:00PM ET

Professional Growth Channel

Learn how to get your point across and communicate you science.


Pheromones are in the Air: Friends, Lovers or Foes

EVENT DATE: Thursday, February 13, 2014

Joy of Science Channel: Food Chemistry Series

Join Dr. George Preti and Dr. Charles J. Wysocki to delve in to the chemistry of Pheromones!


The Chemistry of Scent & Fragrance

Careers Channel

Why do some scents quicken our pulse? Gather a group and sign up to explore the art of chemistry through the production of perfumes used in household products. Join three industry experts as they break down the science of fragrances and how chemists are working to find love potion #9.

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What You Will Learn

  • History of perfume
  • Perfumer’s palette
  • Basics of odor analysis
  • How to use perfumes in products
  • And much more…



Program Details

Date: Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Time: 7:00 pm ET

Fee: Free to Attend.


Meet the Experts

Dr. Jianjun Li is a Principal Scientist in the Analytical Global Capability Organization of the Procter & Gamble Company.   He received a PhD in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Minnesota (Separation Science and Chromatography).  Jianjun’s expertise areas include perfume and odor analysis, flavor analysis and sampling techniques relevant to consumers’ experiences.




Dr. Diane G. Schmidt is the President-Elect 2014 of the American Chemical Society. She is a Section Head in R&D at The Procter & Gamble Company in Cincinnati, Ohio. Dr. Schmidt received her Ph.D. at the University of Cincinnati in Organic Chemistry.Her research interests include chemistry as applied to consumer products, carbohydrate chemistry, heterocyclic chemistry, polymers, separations technology and controlled release/delivery systems. Her current responsibilities are in safety and regulatory affairs.



Virginia Hutchins has spent most of her P&G career in Perfume Development, with 12 years in Beauty Care.  She is currently a perfumer for Beauty and balances her time between creative perfumery and technical formulation for upstream projects.  She is a member of the American Society of Perfumers.




Dr. David Harwell is the Assistant Director for Career Management and Development at ACS. In his job, he works with chemical professionals throughout their careers. He is a chemist by training and a career counselor by profession. Before joining the staff of ACS Dave was a faculty member at the University of Hawaii focusing on silicon nanoparticles and supramolecular structures.



The Fine Print

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The Chemistry and Anatomy of the Hangover

EVENT DATE: January 16, 2014

Joy of Science Channel: Food Chemistry Series

Join Dr. Alyson Mitchell to discover the chemistry of a hangover!

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