2024 Chemistry Graduate Student Conference (ChemGSC-2024)

Kapisanang Kimika ng Pilipinas (KKP) in partnership with DLSU Department of Chemistry and DLSU Central Instrumentation Facility invite you to the 2024 Chemistry Graduate Student Conference in celebration of the Chemistry Week

February 15-16, 2024

Feb 15, 2024: De La Salle University – Manila Campus (The Verdure, 4th floor, Henry Sy Hall)
Feb 16, 2024: De La Salle University – Laguna Campus (MPH, 4th floor, George Ty Building)

The conference is done face-to-face and is open to all.

Day 1 (DLSU Manila Campus)

Plenary Talks:

  1. The State of Chemistry Graduate Programs in the Philippines
  2. CMO15: Rationale and IRR on the requirement for graduate students to publish papers
  3. Graduate Thesis Mentoring: An Experiential Account

Oral Presentations: Technical talks of MS/PhD students of Chemistry and allied fields
Poster Presentation: Technical posters of MS/PhD students of Chemistry and allied fields
Awards: Best Poster, Best Oral presentation, KKP Best Chemistry Graduate Student (based on publication)

Day 2 (DLSU Laguna Campus)

Workshops with hands-on operation of the machine. Maximum of 12 participants per session. The workshop sessions will be done in the morning and in the afternoon. A participant can attend 2 different sessions (one in the morning and another session in the afternoon). Participants are requested to bring laboratory gowns. Registration for the workshops is done on a first-come-first-serve basis when registering for the conference.

Session 1: Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Spectroscopy
Session 2: Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS)
Session 3: Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM)
Session 4: Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM)
Session 5: Confocal Laser Scanning Microscopy (CLSM)
Session 6: Brightfield / Fluorescence Microscopy with Cytogenetics Workstation

Technical Paper Presentation: Abstract submission is OPEN until Feb 1, 2024.
Oral and poster abstract submissions should be the work of the graduate student. Initial/preliminary results are acceptable. Technical paper presenters must be current graduate students of chemistry and allied fields and/or recent graduates (2023 graduates) of MS/PhD programs.

Abstract submission link: https://bit.ly/CGSCTechPaperPosterSubmission

KKP Best Chemistry Graduate Student: An award will be given to current graduate students of Chemistry based on the number of publications done. Self-nomination is allowed. Please nominate using this link: https://bit.ly/KKPBestGSCAwardNomination

Conference Registration:

Students: 1,000.00 (2 days); 600.00 (Day 1 only) Students must present proof of enrolment
Non-students: 2,000 (2 days); 1,00.00 (Day 1 only)
2-day Registration includes lunch and AM/PM snacks for 2 days, transportation from DLSU-Manila to DLSU Laguna (vv), and 2 certificates.
1-day registration includes lunch and AM/PM snacks for day 1, and a certificate.

Registration payment methods: Over the counter, online banking, G-Cash
Name of Bank: Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI)
Branch: Katipunan
Account Name: Kapisanang Kimika ng Pilipinas, Inc.
Checking Account Number: 3081-1185-14
Routing Number: 02100002

Registration link (please prepare the proof of payment): https://bit.ly/ChemGSC2024-RegForm

Contact us for more information: kkp.chemGSC@gmail.com

PGC-PPMF Webinar: Expanding the Field of Omics Research in the Philippines

Warm greetings from PGC’s Protein, Proteomics, and Metabolomics Facility! We would like to invite you to a PPMF webinar on November 15, 2021 at 01:00 pm – 03:00 pm.

Invited speakers will discuss the applications of protein characterization, proteomics and metabolomics research in the Philippines. A question and answer portion will be held after the presentations.

Register to join via the Zoom webinar. For those who will not be able to participate through the webinar link, this will also be streamed on PGC’s Facebook page. Thank you and we hope to see you there!