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198th Annual Meeting of the New York Academy of Sciences


for Members

198th Annual Meeting of the New York Academy of Sciences

Thursday, September 15, 2016

The New York Academy of Sciences

Presented By

The New York Academy of Sciences


Please join us for the Academy's 198th Annual Members Meeting and Welcome Reception in honor of our new and returning Academy Members. This year's meeting will also mark the Academy's 10-year anniversary at our headquarters on the 40th floor of 7 World Trade Center. Come celebrate with us, meet some of your fellow Members, and learn about how the Academy has evolved in the past 10 years. You'll also get a sneak peek at some of the amazing events and opportunities planned for the 2016 / 2017 season!

Registration Pricing

Member (Student / Postdoc / Resident / Fellow)$0

This meeting and reception to follow are FREE, for Academy Members only.

This event will be viewable through Livestream at:


* Presentation times are subject to change.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

6:15 PM


6:30 PM

Welcome Address
Margaret Ceres, Senior Vice President, Communications & Network Engagement, The New York Academy of Sciences

200 Years in the Metropolis: The New York Academy of Sciences
Simon Baatz, PhD, Professor of History, City University of New York (CUNY)

Designing a Space for Science: The Academy at 7 World Trade Center
Hugh Hardy, FAIA, Founding Partner, H3 Hardy Collaboration Architecture

The Sackler Institute: Advancing Nutrition Science through Multidisciplinary Collaboration
Gilles Bergeron, PhD, Senior Vice President, The Sackler Institute for Nutrition Science of The New York Academy of Sciences
Kristina H. Lewis, MD, MPH, SM, Assistant Professor, Epidemiology & Prevention, Wake Forest School of Medicine

Closing Remarks
Ellis Rubinstein, President and Chief Executive Officer, The New York Academy of Sciences

7:30 PM

New Member Welcome Reception in Lobby

Travel & Lodging

Our Location

The New York Academy of Sciences

7 World Trade Center
250 Greenwich Street, 40th floor
New York, NY 10007-2157

Directions to the Academy

Hotels Near 7 World Trade Center

Recommended partner hotel

Club Quarters, World Trade Center
140 Washington Street
New York, NY 10006
Phone: 212.577.1133

The New York Academy of Sciences is a member of the Club Quarters network, which offers significant savings on hotel reservations to member organizations. Located opposite Memorial Plaza on the south side of the World Trade Center, Club Quarters, World Trade Center is just a short walk to the Academy.

Use Club Quarters Reservation Password NYAS to reserve your discounted accommodations online.

Other nearby hotels

Conrad New York


Millenium Hilton


Marriott Financial Center


Club Quarters, Wall Street


Eurostars Wall Street Hotel


Gild Hall, Financial District


Wall Street Inn


Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park