- Systemic Effects of Metastatic Cancer October 21-22, 2020
- 2020 Annual Meeting: The Evolution of STEM Research Culture October 27, 2020
- WIll COVID-19 Kill the SAT? November 11, 2020
Events by TopicSystemic Effects of Metastatic CancerOctober 21-22, 2020More
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.October 27, 20202020 Annual Meeting: The Evolution of STEM Research CultureMore
The Academy invites our Members to join us at the 2020 Annual 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.November 11, 2020
WIll COVID-19 Kill the SAT?More
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.
- PepsiCo Perspective: Leveraging STEM SkillsSeptember 18, 2020More
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.Sustainable Solutions for the World's Dinner TableMore
A look at challenges and opportunities in food and nutrition science research.Grantsmanship and the Transition to Research IndependenceMore
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.
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.More
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.More
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 Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists celebrate the achievements of extraordinary young scientists and engineers and accelerate innovation through unrestricted funding.More
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!More
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.
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For the PressSpecial Issue: The Year in Evolutionary BiologyMore
The tenth installment of this Annals series presents five scholarly reviews on diverse topics in evolutionary biology.Special Issue: Annals ReportsMore
This Annals Reports special issue presents one Commentary, one Review, one Concise Original Report, and four Original Research articles in different areas of clinical and basic research.Special Issue: MARROWMore
This tenth installment of the Ann NY Acad Sci series MARROW presents five papers in various areas of clinical and translational medicine and biology.
Host an Event at the AcademyOur MissionMore
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.