Innovation at the Frontier of Chemistry and Life Science- Beijing, China | December 2-4, 2018

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ACS Publications Symposium: Innovation at the Frontier of Chemistry and Life Science

ACS Publications will host its symposium on “Innovation at the Frontier of Chemistry and Life Science” in partnership with Peking University and Tsinghua University in Beijing, China from December 2-4, 2018. The three-day scientific program will feature four plenary sessions on important topics influencing the fields of chemistry and life science. Attendees have the opportunity to share their science during poster sessions and network with their peers and world-renowned scientists and lecturers.

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ACS Publications, a division of the American Chemical Society, is a nonprofit scholarly publisher of nearly 50 peer-reviewed journals and a range of eBooks at the interface of chemistry and allied sciences, including physics and biology. ACS Publications journals are among the most cited, most trusted and most read within the scientific literature. Respected for their editorial rigor, ACS journals offer high-quality service to authors and readers, including rapid time to publication, a range of channels for researchers to access the Society’s cutting-edge Web and mobile delivery platforms and a comprehensive program of open access options for authors and their funders. ACS Publications also publishes Chemical & Engineering News — the Society’s newsmagazine covering science and technology, business and industry, government and policy and education and employment aspects of the chemistry field.


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Tsinghua University was established in 1911 and is a research university in Beijing and a member of the C9 League of Chinese Universities. The university is dedicated to academic excellence, the well-being of the Chinese Society, and global development. Tsinghua University is ranked as one of the top academic institutions in China and Asia.


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Peking University is a comprehensive and national key university. Peking University is proud of its outstanding faculty, including 53 members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), 7 members of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE), and 14 members of the Third World Academy of Sciences (TWAS). The university has effectively combined research on important scientific subjects with the training of personnel with a high level of specialized knowledge and professional skill as demanded by the country’s socialist modernization. It strives not only for improvements in teaching and research work, but also for the promotion of interaction and mutual promotion among various disciplines.

Organizing Committee

Prof. Peng Chen

Editorial Advisory Board

ACS Chemical Biology and Biochemistry

Cheung Kong Professor and Chairman at Department of Chemical Biology

Peking University, China

Prof. Laura Kiessling


ACS Chemical Biology

Novartis Professor of Chemistry

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States

Prof. Alanna Schepartz



Sterling Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology

Yale University, United States

Dr. Janice Silverman

Associate Publisher and Acquisitions Editor

American Chemical Society, Publications Division

Dr. Sarah Tegen

Vice President Global Journals Development

American Chemical Society, Publications Division

Prof. Hongwei Wang

Executive Editor


Dean, School of Life Sciences

Tsinghua University, China

Dr. Alyson Weidmann

Managing Editor

American Chemical Society, Publications Division