Thursday, June 20, 2013 | 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Speakers: Joel Kirman, MChE and Hugh L. Evans, PhD
The Lyceum Society comprises the Academy's retired and semi-retired members. Talks cover various scientific fields. All Academy members are welcome.
September 18 - 20, 2013
Explore innovative models for advancing the translation of novel neurotechnologies, such as neurostimulation, brain-computer interfaces, and neuron replacement therapies, into diagnostic tools and treatments for neurological and psychiatric disease.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 | 5:00 PM - 6:45 PM
Moderator: Orla M. Smith (Science Translational Medicine)
Panelists: Amanda Boxtel (Ekso Bionics), Grégoire Courtine (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, EPFL), Nathan Harding (Ekso Bionics)
Join us for a discussion of cutting-edge technologies that may revolutionize spinal cord injury rehabilitation and treatment. Included in the discussion is a live demonstration of a wearable robot (or exoskeleton) that enables people with lower-extremity paralysis or weakness to stand and walk. We will present perspectives from an innovator, a researcher, and a patient, who will share their insights on how these new technologies benefit the public now and in the future to come.
June 11 - 13, 2013
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.
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.
Monday, April 15, 2013 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speakers: Bruce Kingma (iSchool and Whitman, Syracuse University), Rajit Manohar (Cornell NYC Tech), James Spencer (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
This conference will examine programs in NY State’s universities which are building the professional infrastructure needed to support NY's innovation economy and will explore future public partnerships on human capital development.
Friday, March 22, 2013 | 7:45 AM - 6:00 PM
Speakers: Jessica S. Ancker (Weill Medical College of Cornell University), Barbara Barry (Northeastern University), Herbert Chase (Columbia University), Curtis M. Coomes (RTI International), Humberto Cruz (New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute), Michael C. Gibbons (Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute), Miguel Gomez (US Department of Health and Human Services / AIDS.gov), Martin S. Kohn (IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center), Joseph C. Kvedar (Center for Connected Health, Partners Healthcare), Debra A. Lieberman (University of California, Santa Barbara), Roberto Martinez (New York State Department of Health), Deven McGraw (Center for Democracy & Technology), John O. Moore (MIT Media Lab), Jean-Luc Neptune (Health 2.0 LLC), William Rodriguez (Daktari Diagnostics, Inc.), Stephen C. Schoenbaum (The Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation), Iana Simeonov (University of California, San Francisco), George E. Thibault (The Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation), Marc M. Triola (NYU School of Medicine), Jennifer D. Uhrig (RTI International)
Explore the impact of digital technologies on clinical care, especially for HIV and other sexually transmitted infections. Speakers will discuss eHealth strategies and tools for patient-centered care, provider communications, clinical decision support, medical education, and research.
Organizers: Johanne Morne (New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute), Sonja Noring (New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute), Cheryl Smith (New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute), AIDS Institute Social Media Workgroup (New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute), Brooke Grindlinger (The New York Academy of Sciences), and Kerstin Hofmeyer (The New York Academy of Sciences)
This eBriefing looks at the impact of digital technologies on clinical care, especially for HIV and other sexually transmitted infections, exploring eHealth strategies for patient-centered care and clinical decision support.
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.
Edited by the editorial staff of Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
A collection of works from the best and the brightest—finalists and winners of the 2011 Blavatnik Awards.
Neil deGrasse Tyson hosts the 2010 Isaac Asimov debate at the Hayden Planetarium. He and five panelists debate whether NASA should bother going back to the moon, or just focus on Mars instead.
Famed screenwriter Charlie Kaufman and theoretical physicist Brian Greene dissect time as we know it. What is the smallest unit of time, and what does it look like? For starters, you should stop looking at the clock, and start looking at the universe.
Award-winning filmmaker Shekhar Kapur and astrophysicist Piet Hut discuss what chaos is and what it means when it comes to the universe.
November 21, 2009
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.
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.
April 22, 2009
Green architects and engineers are working to balance energy consumption and generation at the level of individual buildings. But how do we define "zero" energy, and how can we reach this goal?
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.