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Events Calendar

October 21-22, 2020

Systemic Effects of Metastatic Cancer

Featured Speakers

Kornelia Polyak, MD, PhD, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute,  Gregg Semenza, MD, PhD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Metastasis exerts systemic effects on the entire body, altering the various organ systems of the patient to support tumor growth and dissemination. This symposium will deepen our understanding of this phenomenon and inspire therapeutic strategies to prevent and treat the systemic outcomes of cancer metastasis.

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October 27, 2020

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM EDT

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<div class=umb-panel-header-name ng-scope ng-binding>2020 Annual Meeting: The Evolution of STEM Research Culture</div>

The Academy invites our Members to join us at the 2020 Annual Meeting, featuring a panel discussion exploring the changing nature of conducting science in today’s world. As institutions and individuals continue to adjust to the changing times, we'll examine how scientific “research culture” is evolving and how we might take what we’re learning to build a stronger field in the future.

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November 11, 2020

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM EST

<p>WIll COVID-19 Kill the SAT?</p>

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to disrupt administration of standardized tests like the SAT and ACT, a growing list of colleges and universities are waiving such testing requirements for 2021 admissions. Some institutions are using this time to explore new admissions procedures as they consider making these changes permanent. This discussion will feature higher education leaders and researchers discussing the implications of this trend, including its effects on equity.

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