Douglas Braaten oversees the strategic development and planning of all scholarly scientific publishing at the Academy, including serving as editor-in-chief of Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences and the joint Academy-Wiley book program established in 2015. Following twenty-three years of basic research in immunology, HIV, gamma-herpesvirus biology, Drosophila genetics, and cell biology at various university research laboratories, including publishing over twenty primary research articles, Douglas joined the scientific editorial team at Nature Immunology in 2005, and then moved to the Academy in 2009. Douglas earned his Ph.D. in the microbiology department at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in 2000; a B.A. degree in biology at Washington University in 1984; and studied in the M.D. program at OU School of Medicine, the Masters of Liberal Arts program at Washington University, and the Ph.D. programs in philosophy at Columbia University and the CUNY Graduate Center at various points in his career.
- Cultivating Your Network to Advance your Career July 25, 2019
- Conveying Science Through Art: A Public Engagement Workshop, August 2019 August 1 - August 3, 2019
- Alzheimer's Disease Therapeutics: Alternatives to Amyloid 2019 November 20, 2019
Events by TopicCultivating Your Network to Advance your CareerJuly 25, 2019More
Learn to achieve success by identifying and aligning the Values you bring organizations, and develop the skills and tools to communicate them, both in person and online, to successfully build, grow, and maintain relationships.August 1 - August 3, 2019
Conveying Science Through Art: A Public Engagement Workshop, August 2019More
This unique, 3-day workshop is for individuals interested in creating experiences that mix science with art, music and play, to introduce new audiences to the excitement of scientific discovery.Alzheimer's Disease Therapeutics: Alternatives to Amyloid 2019November 20, 2019More
This conference will consider the landscape of Alzheimer’s disease research including the current state of the amyloid hypothesis, emerging disease mechanisms, and strategies to develop novel therapeutic approaches.
Professional Development TrainingScientists Teaching Science Online CourseJune 3 - August 5, 2019More
Take the online course "Scientists Teaching Science" and learn about active vs. passive learning, creating course objectives and test items, and finding ways to improve your teaching and assessment techniques for students of all ages.Conveying Science Through Art: A Public Engagement Workshop, August 2019August 1 - August 3, 2019More
This unique, 3-day workshop is for individuals interested in creating experiences that mix science with art, music and play, to introduce new audiences to the excitement of scientific discovery.Conveying Science Through Art: A Public Engagement Workshop, September 2019September 6 - September 8, 2019More
This unique, 3-day workshop is for individuals interested in creating experiences that mix science with art, music and play, to introduce new audiences to the excitement of scientific discovery.
Academy Member NseAbasi NsikakAbasi Etim, PhD is promoting science beyond boundaries. Read on to learn about her work in our virtual mentoring programs.More
Working in engineering and construction since World War II, Academy Member Ethel Romm brings a unique energy and perspective to our Lyceum Society.Learn how Academy Member Jorge M. Torres used his scientific background to help launch a career as a venture capital investor.More
The Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists celebrate the achievements of extraordinary young scientists and engineers and accelerate innovation through unrestricted funding.More
The Junior Academy recruits STEM experts to coach teams of talented, highly motivated students as they compete in science & technology challenges sponsored by industry-leading companies. Students and mentors can participate from anywhere in the world, connecting with one another via Launchpad, our interactive challenge platform.More
Available exclusively to our Member community, Member-to-Member Mentoring is a self-directed mentoring program that matches early career scientists and engineers with experienced STEM professionals for advice and coaching.
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For the PressSpecial Issue: Annals ReportsMore
This Annals Reports special issue presents one Correspondence, one Review, and five Original Research articles in different areas of clinical and basic research.Special Issue: Multiple Micronutrient Supplementation in PregnancyMore
This special Annals issue presents the two reviews and one original article that comprise the report of a task force convened to help countries interpret recent WHO guidelines for nutrition interventions in pregnancy as they relate to multiple micronutrient supplementation.Special Issue: Cell Signaling Pathways as Novel Drug Targeting PlatformsMore
The five review articles in this special Annals issue discuss the potential use of different cell signaling pathways as novel drug targeting platforms for pathological conditions such as cancer, aging, neurodegeneration, and cardiovascular and thyroid disease.
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For 200 years—since 1817—the Academy has brought together extraordinary people working at the frontiers of discovery. Among the oldest scientific organizations in the United States, it has become not only an enduring cultural institution in New York, but also one of the most significant organizations in the global scientific community.