COLLOQUIUM SERIES, Spring 2015
Monday, March 9th @ 10:00 APM, 6S-Room 230 (entrance through 229)
Cytoskeletal Regulation of Myelin Formation and Repair
Dr. Carmen Melendez-Vasquez
Science Alliance Events
Making the Leap: A Non-Academic Career Planning and Job Search Boot Camp
March 20 - 21, 2015
Making the Leap is designed to help demystify the non-academic job search process and teach young scientists how to explore different career paths, determine which ones are a good fit, and successfully prepare and apply for potential jobs. This event is targeted to students and postdocs in the sciences who are planning to enter the job market in the next 12 to 18 months and are considering non-academic careers; other scientific career changers are also welcome to attend. For more information please visit http://www.nyas.org/MakingtheLeap2015
Policies that Influence Gender Balance in STEM
March 24, 2015
Join the New York Chapter of AWiS and Science Alliance as we discuss the policy initiatives that have been put in place to provide support for gender balance in STEM fields. For more information please visit http://www.nyas.org/WiSPolicy.
April 18, 2015
Speaker: Marquita M. Qualls (Entropia Consulting)
In this one-day workshop participants will learn critical skills to develop their professional image. This workshop will cover topics related to developing a personal brand, value of transferable skills and influence of social media. For more information please visit http://www.nyas.org/PersonalBranding.
Success Stories in Non-Academic Career Tracks: Overcoming the Barriers of an International Scientists in the USA
May 12, 2015
Join the Science Alliance (NYAS) and INet NYC as we discuss the career choices, challenges and support systems for international graduate students and post-docs in the US. Topics will include how to overcome major obstacles and challenges of being a foreigner in the US. For more information: http://www.nyas.org/IntlSciCareers
Other NYAS Events:
March 24, 2015
Join the New York Chapter of AWiS and Science Alliance as we discuss the policy initiatives that have been put in place to provide support for gender balance in STEM fields. For more information and registration, please visit: www.nyas.org/WISPolicy.
Nutrition and the Science of Disease Prevention: A Systems Approach to Support Metabolic Health
April 16, 2015
Speaker: Frank Hu (Harvard School of Public Health)
This one-day conference will highlight the connection between nutrition and the complex science of preventing disease. Speakers will focus on promotion of optimal metabolic health, building on input from several complementary disciplines. For more information please visit http://www.nyas.org/PreventionScience.
Non-Motor Symptoms: Unraveling the "Invisible" Face of Parkinson's Disease
April 27, 2015
This symposium will review clinical tools for the diagnosis and treatment of non-motor symptoms of Parkinson's disease, discuss the disease mechanisms, and address preclinical models for the development of new therapeutics. For more information and registration, please visit: www.nyas.org/ParkinsonsNMS.
Microbes in the City: Mapping the Urban Genome
June 19, 2015
Efforts to map all of the genetic information of microbial communities that make up the urban genome—from kiosks and subways, to soil and sewage—seek to improve the health and productivity of the built environments in which we live.
Poster Abstract Deadline: May 8, 2015. For more information please visit http://www.nyas.org/UrbanGenome2015.
Tenth Cooley's Anemia Symposium
October 18-22, 2015
Global experts explore the biology of globin gene regulation and fetal hemoglobin induction; stem cell transplant, gene therapy strategies, and gene editing; and clinical issues in thalassemia treatment and imaging. For more information and registration, please visit: www.nyas.org/thalassemia2015.
Poster Abstract and Fellowship Deadline: August 07, 2015