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The food supply chain—all that happens from farm to fork—is complex and the pandemic is affecting it: farm and factory workers in some sectors have come under short supply, markets have been disrupted by scarcities or overstocks. How does this affect our collective food security? Are some groups more vulnerable than others? This webinar will deconstruct and explain the food supply chain from both domestic and global angles, examine the current shocks and responses to those disruptions, and identify how populations with special needs can be supported.
The inevitable has happened, and we, as a world, were unprepared. This symposium will highlight lessons in pandemic preparedness from both the near and distant past, and illuminate the measures needed to shore up the globe for next time.
Innovations in Maternal, Neonatal, and Early Infancy Vaccines
June 23, 2020
Maternal, neonatal, and early infancy vaccines may improve the health of mothers and children worldwide. This symposium will explore maternal-fetal immunology and physiology; lessons learned from vaccines currently used in pregnancy; new targets for maternal, neonatal, and early infancy immunization; and barriers to uptake.
Your personal brand or your professional reputation has a direct influence on your impact as a scientist, contributor, team player and leader. The way you are perceived is how you will be defined. The only way of changing or influencing that, is by being aware of that image and taking assertive steps to improve it.
What Happens When We Die? Surviving Cardiac Arrest
November 18, 2019
This evening panel will explore current scientific discoveries regarding our understanding of death and cardiac arrest. Topics include: the impact of recent discoveries related to brain protection strategies, reversing cardiac arrest and death, consciousness, the human experience of cardiac arrest, and transformational experiences of death.
The Junior Academy introduces exceptional students to an online community where they gain access to best-in-class STEM resources and work together to solve real-world problems. STEM professionals mentor student teams during 60-day innovation challenges sponsored by industry-leading companies via Launchpad, our interactive challenge platform. Students and mentors can participate from anywhere in the world and have multiple challenges a year to choose from. Accepted students and mentors receive free membership to the New York Academy of Sciences!
Available exclusively to our Member community, Member-to-Member Mentoring is a self-directed mentoring program that matches early career scientists and engineers with experienced STEM professionals for advice and coaching.
For 200 years—since 1817—the Academy has brought together extraordinary people working at the frontiers of discovery. Among the oldest scientific organizations in the United States, it has become not only an enduring cultural institution in New York, but also one of the most significant organizations in the global scientific community.
A Cross-Fertilization of Ideas: 200 Years of the New York Academy of Sciences
January 26, 2017
In this special podcast, learn about the stories that shaped the Academy's 200 year history. From the emergence of the Academy on a bustling street in downtown Manhattan of 1817 to the professionalization and expansion of the sciences through the 1800s. From our early efforts to help disseminate and share scientific research long before the internet to our efforts today to expand who has access to scientific careers around the globe.
Featuring commentary and highlights from Simon Baatz, PhD (John Jay College); Douglas Braaten, PhD (The New York Academy of Sciences); Karen Bush, PhD (Indiana University); Julian Davies, PhD (University of British Columbia); Brooke Grindlinger, PhD (The New York Academy of Sciences); Meghan Groome, PhD (The New York Academy of Sciences); Celina Morgan-Standard (The New York Academy of Sciences); Eric Mortensen, PhD (Pfizer); and Smiti Shah.