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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.
2020 Annual Meeting: The Evolution of STEM Research Culture
October 27, 2020
The Academy invites our Members to join us at the 2020Annual 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.
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.
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.
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 few years ago, Resveratrol—a compound found in red wine and dark chocolate, among other foods—made a splash in the news as an anti-aging wonder and was soon after seized upon by marketers. But the truth is that research is still in its early stages. Dr. Joseph Baur leads us through the science behind the hype.
The bulk of this podcast was recorded live at the June 5, 2012 event "The Science Behind the Hype: Resveratrol in Red Wine and Chocolate," a part of the Locavore's Dilemma series.