December 10, 2020
11:15 AM - 5:05 PM EST
For successful long-term spaceflight, bioengineering in the form of gene editing and synthetic biology may be required to overcome our very human limitations. Yet advancements in science and space exploration cannot be disentangled from several important questions. Join this meeting to hear the latest findings in space biology, intertwined with discussions that contextualize their ethical impact.
January 27, 2021
11:00 AM - 5:15 PM EST
This meeting will focus on the understanding of the physiology and pharmacology of the peripheral Endocannabinoid System. The goal is to illuminate the roles of CB1 and CB2 receptors with regard to possible discovery and development of entirely new classes of drugs for the treatment of inflammatory, immune, fibrotic, and neurologic disorders.
February 10, 2021
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM EST
The current youth vaping epidemic highlights the urgent need to understand the science and health effects of vaping. This symposium will convene experts from academic, clinical, and public health communities to discuss the science of vaping and related public policy recommendations.