Wednesday, June 5, 2013 | 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Keynote Speaker: Alanna Schepartz (Yale University)
Speakers: Han Guo (Luo lab, Memorial Sloan–Kettering Cancer Center), Rudy Jacquet (Montclare lab, NYU-Poly), Neel Shah (Muir lab, Princeton University), Monika Raj (Arora lab, NYU), Wenjiao Song (Jaffrey lab, Weill Medical College, Cornell University), and Carola Wilczek (Shechter lab, Albert Einstein College of Medicine)
The Chemical Biology Discussion Group brings together chemists and biologists interested in discussing the latest breakthroughs. The year-end meeting features keynote speaker Professor Alanna Schepartz of Yale University and a poster session.
Friday, November 16, 2012 | 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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.
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 | 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Caleb Scharf (Columbia University)
Join us for a night of singularities and extraterrestrials as Dr. Caleb Scharf, Director of Astrobiology at Columbia University, describes the latest science behind black holes and an update on the search for life on other planets.
Thursday, August 23, 2012 | 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Speaker: Christof Koch (Allen Institute for Brain Science)
Dr. Christof Koch will discuss his life-long quest to solve the mysterious neurobiology of consciousness and highlights from his recently published book: "Consciousness: Confessions of a Romantic Reductionist."
Wednesday, June 6, 2012 | 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Organizers: Elizabeth Boon (Stony Brook University), Anthony A. Sauve (Weill Cornell Medical College), Jennifer S. Henry (The New York Academy of Sciences)
Keynote speaker: Tom W. Muir (Princeton University)
The Chemical Biology Discussion Group brings together chemists and biologists interested in discussing the latest ideas in this rapidly growing field, and provides a forum for lively discussion and collaboration.
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.
Speaker: Caleb Scharf (Columbia University)
This eBriefing documents a presentation by Caleb Scharf, director of astrobiology at Columbia University, who described the latest science on black holes and gave an update on the search for life on other planets.
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.
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.
Danish biophysicist Ole Mouritsen also happens to be an expert on, and lover of sushi. This week, we talk to him about his new book, Sushi: Food for the Eye, the Body, and the Soul.
December 18, 2009
We sit down with science photographer Felice Frankel and nanotechnology pioneer and Harvard chemist George Whitesides to hear about their new book on nanoscience, No Small Matter.
April 28, 2009
Protein kinases play a key role in almost every major pathway in eukaryotic cells. Structural approaches, including a new method called fragment-based drug design, are identifying potential targets against diseases including cancer.
Translational Medicine Initiative
The 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.