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

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

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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