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    Special Issue: Human Health in the Face of Climate Change

    Edited by Xavier Rodó (Catalan Institute for Climate Sciences)

    This Annals issue discusses the latest research on the effects of climate and environmental changes on human health, including on the transmission of infectious diseases and the epidemiology of noncommunicable diseases.

    Volume 1382


    Flow of Time

    Edited by Dean Rickles and Maria Kon (University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia)

    This Annals volume explores the nature of time's passage from a variety of perspectives, including from mathematics and physics to linguistics and cognitive science.

    Volume 1326


    The Implications of a Data Driven–Built Environment

    Edited by Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences editorial staff

    This Annals issue explores how large data sets can be harnessed to improve energy management in the built environment.

    Volume 1295


    The 8th Gotham-Metro Condensed Matter Meeting: Tapping NYC's Science and Engineering Talent

    Keynote Speakers: KC Huang (Stanford University) and Amir Yacoby (Harvard University)
    Panel Moderator: Seth Pinsky (NYC Economic Development Corporation)

    This eBriefing documents the 8th condensed matter physics conference featuring keynote talks in hard matter and soft matter as well as a special panel discussion, "Generation Tech: Tapping NYC's Science & Engineering Talent," featuring representatives of the new engineering and applied science institutions that are being created in the city.


    Single-Cell Level Systems Biology

    Speakers: Grégoire Altan-Bonnet (Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center), Narendra Maheshri (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Johan Paulsson (Harvard Medical School), and Chris Wiggins (Columbia University)
    Organizers: Andrea Califano (Columbia University), Manuel Duval (Network Therapeutics Inc.), Aris Economides (Regeneron Pharmaceuticals), Gustavo Stolovitzky (IBM Research), and Jennifer Henry (The New York Academy of Sciences)

    Fluorescence microscopy advances have opened new avenues in the study of molecular dynamics in single cells. This eBriefing features systems biologists working on the elucidation of the effects of noise in mathematical and experimental methods analyzing single cells.


    From Colloids and Clusters to Topological Insulators: 6th Gotham-Metro Condensed Matter Meeting 2011

    Keynote Speakers: Vinothan N. Manoharan (Harvard University) and Shoucheng Zhang (Stanford University)

    The eBriefing of the Sixth Gotham-Metro Condensed Matter Meeting features keynote speakers in hard and soft condensed matter physics, student talks highlighting current research, and a panel discussion.


    The Systems Biology of Aging and Neurodegenerative Diseases

    Organizers: Andrea Califano (Columbia University), Aris Economides (Regeneron Pharmaceuticals), Gustavo Stolovitzky (IBM Research), and Jennifer Henry (The New York Academy of Sciences)
    Speakers: Domenico Accili (Columbia University), David T. Burke (University of Michigan), and David Galas (Institute for Systems Biology, Seattle)

    In this eBriefing systems and computational biologists examine aging and neurodegenerative diseases, covering genetics and the development and application of new technologies, to increase our understanding of these complex biological networks.


    The Intersection of Data and Design: Mark Hansen

    Speaker: Mark Hansen (UCLA)
    Organizer: Meghan Groome (The New York Academy of Sciences)

    With the combination of sensors, math and creativity, data collection and visualization can engage students in new ways of seeing and reporting upon their world. Join Mark Hansen in this eBriefing as he describes his work at the intersection of data and design.


    Toward an in silico Cell

    Organizers: Tom S. Leyh (Albert Einstein College of Medicine) and Jennifer Henry (The New York Academy of Sciences)
    Speakers: Adrian H. Elcock (University of Iowa), Ruben L. Gonzalez, Jr. (Columbia University), Zaida Luthey-Schulten (University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign), Julio Ortiz (Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Germany), and Klaus Schulten (University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign)

    Accurately modeling molecular behavior of cells remains a Holy Grail of the biomodeling community. In this eBriefing, hear leading experts in computational and experimental analysis of large biosystems discuss this field.


    RECOMB Regulatory Genomics / Systems Biology / DREAM Conference 2010

    Organizers: Ziv Bar-Joseph (Carnegie Mellon University), Andrea Califano (Columbia University), Manolis Kellis (MIT), and Gustavo Stolovitzky (IBM Research)

    This meeting brought together computational and experimental scientists in regulatory genomics and systems biology to discuss latest findings and establish new collaborations towards a systems-level understanding of regulatory networks and gene expression.