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AGFD News and Upcoming Events
Happy New Year. We hope your holidays were relaxing and that 2022 brings health, happiness and success to you and your families. Here are the latest updates for the Division of Agricultural and Food Chemistry (AGFD).
The upcoming Spring ACS meeting will be held in-person, hybrid, virtually and on-demand. The meeting will take place March 20-24 in San Diego California. The theme of the meeting is Bonding Through Chemistry. For more information please see https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/meetings/acs-meetings/registration/why-attend.html
Registration is open for the virtual meeting for information on pricing please see https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/meetings/acs-meetings/registration/pricing.html
Call for AGFD Division Award Nominations:
The Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry (JAFC) and the ACS Divisions of Agrochemicals (AGRO) and Agricultural and Food Chemistry (AGFD) are pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry Research Article of the Year Award. Launched in 2013, this award annually recognizes outstanding research work in the areas of agrochemicals and food chemistry with the support of the ACS Divisions of Agrochemicals and Agricultural and Food Chemistry.
Winner of the AGFD Division Best Research Article:
Quantitative Dietary Fingerprinting (QDF)—A Novel Tool for Comprehensive Dietary Assessment Based on Urinary Nutrimetabolomics
By: Raúl González-Domínguez, Mireia Urpi-Sarda, Olga Jáuregui, Paul W. Needs, Paul A. Kroon, and Cristina Andrés-Lacueva
Winner of the AGRO Division Best Research Article:
Evaluation of Matrix Effects and Extraction Efficiencies of LC–MS/MS Methods as the Essential Part for Proper Validation of Multiclass Contaminants in Complex Feed
By: David Steiner, Rudolf Krska, Alexandra Malachová, Ines Taschl, and Michael Sulyok
ACS National Meeting
The Fall ACS National Meeting “Resilience of Chemistry” will be a held as both an in-person and virtual meeting (hybrid meeting). The in-person portion of the meeting will be held in Atlanta on Aug. 22-26, 2021.
We would like to remind you of the excellent value that AGFD brings, including excellent technical programs, social events, student and young scientist awards, monthly E-newsletter, AGFD Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=agfd) and so much more. We hope that you value this membership and will encourage students, colleagues and perhaps yourself (has your membership lapsed?) to join or renew membership in the Agricultural and Food Chemistry Division.
Applications can be found at our Division website (agfoodchem.org). We appreciate your membership and look forward to your help growing our outstanding division.
2022 Complete AGFD Awards
2021 AGFD Award Recipients
2022 Undergraduate Student Poster Competition
2022 Withycombe-Charalambous Graduate Student Symposium
AGFD Young Industrial Scientist Award
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Passing of Dr. G. K Jayaprakasha
Dr. Guddadarangavvanahally K Jayaprakasha (Jay), 59, Research Professor, Vegetable and Fruit Improvement Center (VFIC), Department of Horticultural Sciences at Texas A&M University (TAMU), College Station, TX, USA, died on October 25, 2020 of brain cancer.
Jay is survived by his wife Savitha, two children Shreyas and Swathi, father Krishnareddy Kommein, four
siblings and in-laws Vasudevareddy and Savitramma.
Sterling B. Hendricks Memorial Lectureship
Congratulations to John Finley as the 2019 Sterling B. Hendricks Lecturer
The Sterling B. Hendricks Memorial Lecture was established in 1981 by ARS to honor the memory of Sterling B. Hendricks and to recognize scientists who have made outstanding contributions to the chemical science of agriculture.
2019 Sterling B. Hendricks Memorial Lecturer
The Evolution and Future Needs of Food Chemistry in a Changing World
John W. Finley, School of Nutrition and Food Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA