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This symposium will bring together experts in proteostasis biology and neurodegenerative disease, along with clinicians, drug developers, and investors to discuss emerging therapies targeting proteostasis pathways to treat neurodegenerative disease.
This two-day conference will convene leaders in vaccinology, virology, immunology, biotechnology, microbiology, systems biology, and health policy. Session topics include a look back at advances in vaccine development, updates from present-day vaccinology, a discussion on how vaccine development can be strengthened based on COVID-19 vaccine learnings, pharma company pipeline updates, next generation vaccine adjuvants, improving immune measures, and more.
Technological developments such as next-generation sequencing, super-resolution imaging, and systems-level computational approaches have resulted in great leaps in our understanding of the immune system. Despite these advances, many autoimmune diseases lack effective treatments; and the current pandemic has shown the critical need to better understand the immune system in order to harness it to develop vaccines and therapeutics.
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.
Beginning in 2021, Ann NY Acad Sci and Keystone Symposia are working together to produce scholarly reports on select symposia. These are the first eight reports in the collaboration with Keystone and the many esteemed scientists who attended the symposia.
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.
Scientist and award-winning chef Nathan Myhrvold came to the Academy this March as part of a whirlwind tour for his much anticipated new cookbook Modernist Cuisine: The Art and Science of Cooking.
Find out what it took to bring this extraordinary work—all six volumes and 2,400 pages of it—to the public, and a pick up a few other tasty tid-bits from his conversation at NYAS with Top Chef's Padma Lakshmi. It may change the way you think about food, inside and out.
Check out some of the stunning images from the book in this special slideshow.