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    Saturday, November 29, 2014 | 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Hands-on Nano Demos

    Location: Sony Wonder Technology 550 Madison Ave. at 56th St. New York, New York
    Price: Free with admission
    Monday, December 1, 2014 | 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Lyceum Society: Annual Holiday Luncheon

    Location: The New York Academy of Sciences

    The Lyceum Society comprises the Academy's retired and semi-retired members.
    Talks cover various scientific fields. All Academy members are welcome.


    Monday, December 1, 2014 | 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

    Genome Integrity Discussion Group Meeting

    Location: The New York Academy of Sciences
    The Genome Integrity Discussion Group provides a forum for interactions between basic and clinical research groups working on chromosome biology and function, and at the interface between chromosome integrity and onset and progression of malignancy.
    Thursday, December 4, 2014 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Networking and IDPs Workshop (An MGSN Event)

    Join us in this interactive two-part workshop to learn strategies for building a professional network, and guidelines for creating an effective professional development plan.
    Tuesday, December 9, 2014 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Diabetic Kidney Disease: Drug Discovery and Clinical Development Challenges

    Location: The New York Academy of Sciences
    Identifying and prosecuting drug targets is challenging due to a poor understanding of pathogenesis and few biomarkers. This symposium identifies targets for preventive or therapeutic interventions and discusses challenges in clinical development.
    Wednesday, December 10, 2014 | 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

    The Unification of Physics: The Quest for a Theory of Everything

    Location: The New York Academy of Sciences
    A "theory of everything" has thus far eluded physicists seeking to unify the laws of the universe. Physicists Katherine Freese, Marcelo Gleiser, Lee Smolin, and Max Tegmark debate whether there are scientific and human limits on what can be ultimately known.
    Tuesday, January 27, 2015 | 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    Cytokine-Based Immunotherapies

    Location: The New York Academy of Sciences
    Systemic toxicity currently prevents exploiting the potential of many cytokines to treat cancer, viral infections, inflammatory and autoimmune conditions. Targeted delivery of immune-stimulatory or immune-regulatory cytokines offers much promise.
    Monday, February 2, 2015 | 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

    Genome Integrity Discussion Group Meeting

    Location: The New York Academy of Sciences
    The Genome Integrity Discussion Group provides a forum for interactions between basic and clinical research groups working on chromosome biology and function, and at the interface between chromosome integrity and onset and progression of malignancy.
    Wednesday, February 4, 2015 | 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

    Transcending Matter: Physics and Ultimate Meaning

    Location: The New York Academy of Sciences
    Astrophysicists Adam Frank and Priyamvada Natarajan, historian of science David Kaiser, and philosopher of physics Tim Maudlin share their thoughts on what contemporary physics can offer in the quest to understand our place in the universe.
    Tuesday, February 24, 2015 | 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    Harnessing the Potential of Genome Editing for Drug Discovery: Translational Frontiers of in vitro and in vivo Applications

    Location: The New York Academy of Sciences
    The emergence of genome editing technologies such as TALEN and CRISPR/Cas9 are revolutionizing our ability to rapidly engineer mammalian systems. This symposium explores the frontiers of genome editing and potential to aid therapeutic development.