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  • Past Events

    June 11 - 13, 2013

    Nanotechnologies in Cancer Diagnosis, Therapy, and Prevention

    Organizers: Mark E. Davis (California Institute of Technology, Pasadena), Omid Farokhzad (Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School), Brooke Grindlinger (The New York Academy of Sciences), Melanie Brickman Stynes (The New York Academy of Sciences), Roger Kornberg (Stanford University School of Medicine), Robert S. Langer (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Konstantin Severinov (Rutgers the State University of New Jersey)

    Throughout the past decade nanoparticles, and specifically nanoparticle drug delivery systems, have emerged at the forefront of cancer therapies. This conference will discuss: nanodiagnostics for cancer biomarkers and imaging, toxicity and safety; nanovaccines and nanoimmunotherapeutics; targeted delivery in tumors; and nanoparticle-based gene therapy.

    Friday, November 16, 2012 | 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

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

    Keynote Speakers: KC Huang (Stanford University), Amir Yacoby (Harvard University)
    Speakers: Yanan Geng (Rutgers University), Matt Lohr (The University of Pennsylvania), Siarhei Samsonau (College of Staten Island), Carl Schreck (Yale University), Heli Vora (Stony Brook University), Scott Dietrich (City College of New York)
    Moderator and Panelists: Seth Pinsky (NYC Economic Development Corporation), Shelley A. Harrison (Executive-in-Residence, NYU Center for Urban Science and Progress), Kathleen R. McKeown (Institute for Data Sciences and Engineering, Columbia University), Michael O'Boyle (IBM)

    This biannual condensed matter physics conference features keynote talks in hard matter and soft matter as well as a series of student presentations. There will also be a special panel discussion, "Generation Tech: Tapping NYC's Science & Engineering Talent," moderated by Seth Pinsky, President of the NYC Economic Development Corp, and featuring representatives of the new engineering and applied science institutions that are being created in the city.

    Friday, April 27, 2012 | 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    5th Annual Advances in Biomolecular Engineering Symposium

    Organizers: Jin Ryoun Kim (NYU-Poly), Ronald Koder (The City College of New York), Jin Montclare (NYU-Poly), Raymond Tu (The City College of New York), Vikas Nanda (Rutgers University)

    Biomolecular Engineering aims to design and engineer biomolecules for therapeutics, biocatalysts, protein-based biosensors, and more. This symposium will emphasize the design of oligosaccharides and proteins for materials and energy applications.

    Friday, April 20, 2012 | 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM

    Gotham-Metro Condensed Matter Meeting

    Keynote Speakers: Leon Balents (University of California, Santa Barbara), Mohammad Islam (Carnegie Mellon University)
    Panelists: Don Monroe (Freelance Science & Technology Writer), Lydia Sohn (University of California, Berkeley)

    This biannual conference is a fantastic chance for faculty, postdocs, and students to share ideas and research on condensed matter with fellow physicists training and working within commuting distance of New York City.

  • Publications 

    eBriefing

    Nanotechnologies in Cancer Diagnosis, Therapy, and Prevention

    Keynote Speakers: Omid Farokhzad (Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School) and Ralph Weissleder (Massachusetts General Hospital)

    This eBriefing discusses nanoparticles, which have recently emerged at the forefront of cancer therapies, highlighting their uses in cancer diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.

    eBriefing

    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.

    eBriefing

    From Colloidal Systems to Frustrated Magnets: 7th Gotham-Metro Condensed Matter Meeting 2012

    Keynote Speakers: Leon Balents (University of California, Santa Barbara) and Mohammad F. Islam (Carnegie Mellon University)

    At the seventh biannual Gotham-Metro Condensed Matter conference faculty, postdocs, and students shared ideas and research on condensed matter with fellow physicists, covering the spectrum from graphene-based transistors and novel chemical sensors to the fundamentals of colloids, metamaterials, and quantum spin liquids.

    eBriefing

    Chemical Engineering Approaches to Challenges in Energy and Biomedicine

    Keynote Speakers: Amos Avidan (Bechtel), Mauricio Futran (Rutgers University), and Eric Toone (U.S. Department of Energy)

    The field of chemical engineering—poised at the interface of chemistry, engineering, and biomedicine—is well positioned to solve global challenges. This eBriefing reviews the role of chemical engineering in energy and healthcare research: from new renewable energy sources to improved methods of tissue engineering.

  • Podcasts

    Podcast
    March 26, 2010

    Go Green Ideas

    We visit the Go Green Expo and look at five interesting ways for city slickers to be eco-friendly.

    Download (13 MB, 00:20:14)
  • Webinar Archives

    Webinar Archive
    November 21, 2009

    Gotham-Metro Condensed Matter Meeting

    Graduate students from around the New York metropolitan area recently organized a symposium spotlighting some of the most exciting local work in soft and hard condensed matter physics. This webinar archive collects all the presentations.

  • Translational Medicine Initiative

    Macy FoundationThe Translational Medicine Initiative represents a three-year partnership between the New York Academy of Sciences and the Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation to support the translation of basic science research into clinical applications.

    Learn more at www.nyas.org/TransMed.