This workshop, facilitated by Software Carpentry, aims to teach scientists and researchers the basic computing concepts and skills that will help them analyze large scale data sets, and let them get more done in less time with less effort. This two-day curriculum shows participants how to automate repetitive tasks with the Unix shell, how to grow a program from a few lines to a few hundred using Python or R, and how to track and share their work using Git.
WEBINAR: Using Informational Interviews to Find Your Dream Job
February 5, 2019
Join Dr. Rebecca Nebel from the Society for Women’s Health Research and the Science Alliance to learn more about how utilize informational interviews for career exploration, networking, and finding the job of your dreams.
Extracellular Vesicles in Diagnostics and Therapeutics
February 19, 2019
In this symposium, we will review the most recent advances in extracellular vesicles (EV) research and their increasing impact on diagnostics and drug development for cancer, neurodegenerative disease, metabolic disease, and cardiovascular disease.
Immigration Info Session for Advanced Degree Holders in STEM
In this eBriefing, an experienced immigration attorney explains different visa categories, regulations, and recent changes in legislation for STEM professionals interested in the transition to visas such as H1B, O1, and permanent residency (green card).
Academia Challenges for Women in STEM: Training, Discrimination, and Policy
From institutional barriers to persistent biases, women in academia face a number of obstacles when pursuing careers in STEM. A comprehensive look at Elsevier’s 2017 Gender in the Global Research Landscape report sheds light on those unique challenges.
The Junior Academy recruits STEM experts to coach teams of talented, highly motivated students as they compete in science & technology challenges sponsored by industry-leading companies. Students and mentors can participate from anywhere in the world, connecting with one another via Launchpad, our interactive challenge platform.
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.
Special Issue: Global Prevalence and Disease Burden of Thiamine and Vitamin D Deficiencies
This special issue presents two technical reports that present the most recent assessment of the prevalence and disease burden of thiamine and vitamin D deficiency in low‐ and middle‐income countries, as well as providing roadmaps for implementing effective intervention strategies.
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.