Kansas City Local Section

Spencer Award Winner 2017

The Event was Live Streamed....see the recording


Missouri Western State University 


YouTube Video Presentation 


MWSU played host to the 2017 Kenneth A Spencer Award for outstanding achievement in Food and Agricultural Chemistry.

Dr. Bruce German was the 2017 Kenneth A Spencer Award recipient. The event was held September 21 along with a student poster session and invited symposium in honor of Dr. German's area of research.  Additionally, AGRO and AGFD Divisions of ACS cooperated to sponsor a symposium at the National ACS meeting in March 2018.  We will keep you posted as details may change.  Below is a link to Dr. German's biography.

Dr. Bruce German's info at UC Davis


Afternoon Speakers at NO National Meeting 2017 Spencer Award 


Morning Speakers at N.O. ACS National Meeting - 2017 Spencer Symposium  



2017 Spencer Symposium past and present winners! 





 2017 Program


Links to the Symposium recordings:

                Presenters for the Symposium included:

Linda Tikofsky, Professional Services Veterinarian, Boehringer Ingelheim:  1:30pm

Dr Tikofsky's Presentation 

Tona Melgarejo, Professor, Western University of Health Sciences:  2:00pm

 Dr. Melgarejo's Presentation

Carolina Mateaus, Director Research & Development, DeLaval:  2:30pm

 Dr. Mateaus' Presentation

Break 3:00 - 3:15 

Bruce German, Spencer Award Winner, UC Davis:  3:15pm

Dr. German's Symposium Presentation 

Lance Phillips, President, Owl Software:  3:45pm

 Dr. Phillips' Presentation

Wally Yokoyama, Healthy Processed Foods Research, ARS-USDA:  4:15pm

Dr. Yokoyama's Presentation 


A couple of Pictures from the Symposium are below.