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Featuring the next generation of leading researchers in the field, this symposium will share the latest findings in the study of tumor metabolism, and how altered metabolic pathways can be targeted for cancer therapeutics.
Immunotherapy has revolutionized cancer treatment. This three day event will highlight the latest research in the field including discussion of how insights from the immune response to infection can inform our understanding of cancer immunotherapy, the COVID-19/Immuno-oncology interface, advances in multiple myeloma, cytokines, novel checkpoints and more.
Explore in this one-day symposium new scientific understanding related to the neurobiology of mental illnesses — including talks on historical perspectives, patient-derived brain-based mechanistic studies, guided therapeutic target selection, mechanisms of motivational and cognitive deficits, clinical staging in psychiatry, the genetic architecture of psychiatric disorders, and more.
Organizations are continually evolving to build a strong, talented team that will propel their businesses forward while creating a desirable workplace that fosters creativity and innovation. In this webinar you’ll have the chance to hear from PepsiCo on why they’re recruiting talented STEM professionals like you. You’ll also get a glimpse into why your STEM expertise is vital and how you can leverage your STEM skills.
Grantsmanship and the Transition to Research Independence
As university budgets shrink and external funding sources becoming more competitive, the ability to write successful research grants is more important than ever. In this eBriefing, learn strategies for effective grant writing, specifically applied to fellowship applications in biomedical fields.
NewsBuilding Transformative Collaborations to Address Society's Challenges
Now more than ever, it's clear that being able to collaborate across fields and borders is crucial for the advancement of science. Find out how our Members across sectors have built innovative cross-disciplinary teams.
NewsWhat Makes Human Milk Different and How Does it Help Developing Babies?
It is understood that human milk provides benefits to babies as they develop, particularly in its ability to help protect babies from a variety of infections. But what is the mechanism that does the work to help keep babies healthy? Find out in this interview with Academy Member and Vanderbilt University Professor Steven Townsend.
NewsFinding a Common Research Language and a New Approach to Studying Aging
When three scientists working across different disciplines, universities, and continents teamed up as part of the Interstellar Initiative—an international mentorship program for early-career investigators—their first task was finding common ground. Find out how they did it and how their work might contribute to the study of aging.
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.
As the New York Academy of Sciences continues into its third century, Nicholas Dirks is at the helm of an extraordinary organization with a talented staff, a global community of more than 20,000 Members, and a network of top-echelon leaders in science, industry, academia, government and public policy. Bringing all these people together, the Academy is taking on COVID-19 and other world-wide challenges with the best solutions that science, technology, and bright minds can offer.
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.