Events Calendar

August 14-25, 2017

<p>Intro to Coding Summer Camp</p>

Students rising into 5th–8th grades will work alongside scientists from some of New York City's leading institutions in a range of hands-on activities to expand their skills in multiple STEM areas.

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September 7, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:30 PM EDT

The New York Academy of Sciences

Academia Challenges for Women in STEM: Training, Discrimination, and Policy

Featured Speakers

Keynote Speaker: Ann Gabriel, Vice President, Academic Relations & Research Relations at Elsevier

Join Science Alliance and Elsevier to learn about the challenges women in academia face when pursuing careers in STEM. This event will discuss Elsevier’s 2017 Gender in the Global Research Landscape report. A panel discussion will follow the report presentation.

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October 24, 2017

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT

New York, NY

Towards Transformative Therapies for Sickle Cell Disease

Featured Speakers

Kenneth I. Ataga (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill),  Marie Ojiambo (Sickle Strong Initiative),  Dana Levasseur (Bioverativ) ,  Wally Smith (Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center),  Deepa Manwani (The Children's Hospital at Montefiore, Albert Einstein College Of Medicine),  Philip D. Gregory (bluebirdbio),  Josh Lehrer (Global Blood Therapeutics),  Debra Pittman (Pfizer),  Vijay G. Sankaran (Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School)

This symposium will explore recent developments in the field including elucidation of biological mechanisms of disease and cutting-edge clinical science, while underscoring the importance of the patient experience.

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