Monday, August 24, 2015

25th Canadian Conference on Fats and Oils


Date: October 4- 6, 2015
Location: Hotel Delta Quebec

The joint meeting of the AOCS Canadian Section and CRIBIQ (Consortium for Research and Innovation in Industrial Bioprocesses in Québec) will bridge academic research and industry developments with the objective of creating strong and successful collaborations throughout the value chain of the oil and fats industry. Keynote and oral presentations by renowned speakers, a poster session with dedicated viewing time and a student competition for best presentation will take place. Attendees from AOCS, CAOCS, CRIBIQ and industry will have the opportunity to meet and network with each other at the social events and the small trade show.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

AOCS Press Big Book Sale

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Friday, August 7, 2015

SODEOPEC Travel Grants available

We have a travel grant opportunity for you!

Are you a young professional involved in the research, development, or manufacturing of soaps, detergents, and surfactants? You may be eligible to receive a grant to attend SODEOPEC2015.

The Luis Spitz Young Professional Travel Grant has been established to allow dedicated young professionals to be able to attend the SODEOPEC2015 Meeting.

Nature of the Grant:
  • Grant covers a maximum of two awardees for SODEOPEC2015 Meeting.
  • Grant covers all travel expenses up to a maximum of $1,250 per person.
  • In connection with the grant, AOCS will offer a complimentary SODEOPEC2015 conference registration to grant awardees.

Find out application procedures and eligibility requirements online (PDF). Application deadline is August 15, so don't delay!

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

August Issue of Lipids Features Sterol Symposium Papers

Papers from the 2014 Steroid Symposium, "Recent Advances in Sterol Research,” held at the AOCS Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas, are part of a new topical collection in LipidsThe symposium included the presentation of the seventh G.J. Schroepfer Jr. Award for steroid research to Professor Erwin London, from Stony Brook University, USA, and his award presentation “Using Sterols to Probe the Structure and Define the Function of Membrane Organization” is included in this topical collection. View all symposium papers and additional articles in the August issue of Lipids.