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30 years ago – the Human Genome Project

Thirty years ago, on October 1st 1990, the Human Genome Project (HGP) was officially launched.  This project, conducted jointly by teams of American, European and Asian scientists, was one of the most ambitious enterprises ever envisioned to sequence and map out all the genes of members of our own species. It took almost 13 years to completely…

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Special Lectures – Live!

We are excited to announce our special lectures!  Our keynote speaker, Dr. Eric D. Green, NIH, has agreed to speak on The Human Genome Project.  Our plenary lecture will be delivered by this year’s winner of the EAS Award for Outstanding Achievements in the Fields of Analytical Chemistry, Prof. Susan Olesik, Ohio State University.  EAS…

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Of Testing and Covid-19

Viral testing has been in the spotlight since the very beginning of the Covid-19 epidemic. I cannot remember any other time in the past when so much attention has been given to analytical sciences, not just in general science journals but in the local, national and international press and media. As the pandemic progressed, we…

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Honoring the life of Alvin Bober

All of us at EAS are grieving the loss of our friend and colleague Alvin Bober, who passed away last year at the age of 97 (Alvin Bober obituary).  Alvin was a member of the EAS board for 30 years, a former secretary, and a former delegate of the Society of Applied Spectroscopy. A gifted…