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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. Please visit us online at www.nyas.org and follow us on Twitter and Instagram at

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. Please visit us online at www.nyas.org and follow us on Twitter and Instagram at

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📆 One week away! There's still time to join The Innovators in Science Symposium: GastroenterologyIn this full day progra...
10/07/2022

📆 One week away! There's still time to join The Innovators in Science Symposium: Gastroenterology

In this full day program, learn about award-winning research from Elaine Hsiao, Ph.D. of University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) & Jeffrey Gordon, M.D. of Washington University in St. Louis. Also hear from Keynote Speaker Scott L. Friedman of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai as he presents "Scar Wars: Fighting fibrosis and the path to peace (of mind)".

This FREE event offers endless insights into the most innovative gastroenterology and liver disease research. Don't miss out!

Registrants can join in-person in Boston or virtually from anywhere. All participants will gain on-demand access for future viewing.

Are you in the Boston area? We have a special in-person offer available. Message the Academy to learn more!https://bit.nyas.org/3MTiSwX

The Artificial Intelligence & Engineered Tissues For Cardiac Disease Therapeutics conference is fast approaching! Join i...
10/07/2022

The Artificial Intelligence & Engineered Tissues For Cardiac Disease Therapeutics conference is fast approaching! Join industry scientists, academics, and clinicians to understand the integration of artificial intelligence and engineered tissues for safe and effective delivery of novel therapeutics for patients with arrhythmogenic, hypertrophic, and dilated cardiomyopathies. https://bit.nyas.org/3CrReom

Are people confused when you share your scientific work? Public speaking and communicating science is a skill!Join Mark ...
10/06/2022

Are people confused when you share your scientific work? Public speaking and communicating science is a skill!

Join Mark Bayer, President of Bayer Strategic Consulting and former Chief of Staff in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives to elevate your career. This latest 4-session course series offers tangible methods to reach goals like job advancement and grant funding.

Register today!
https://bit.nyas.org/3RrKBGr

Time is running out! The 11th Cooley's Anemia Symposium features over 35 expert voices from the  research community. All...
10/06/2022

Time is running out! The 11th Cooley's Anemia Symposium features over 35 expert voices from the research community. All registrants will gain live and on demand access. https://bit.nyas.org/3Q6KgcD

THIS THURSDAY! Join the Funding & Grantsmanship Career Paths evening seminar! This event is includes a 30-minute network...
10/05/2022

THIS THURSDAY! Join the Funding & Grantsmanship Career Paths evening seminar! This event is includes a 30-minute networking session and is free for members! Registrants can also gain access to the full series on demand to catch up on sessions! https://bit.nyas.org/3rcqgu3

APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN! https://bit.nyas.org/3SKeyTc The Leon Levy Scholarships in Neuroscience are now open for the   co...
10/05/2022

APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN! https://bit.nyas.org/3SKeyTc

The Leon Levy Scholarships in Neuroscience are now open for the community! Postdocs from eligible institutions are invited to apply for this new and exciting opportunity.

Eligible institutions include:

Adelphi University
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Barnard College
The City College of New York
Brooklyn College
CUNY College of Staten Island
The Graduate Center, CUNY
Hunter College
Lehman College
CUNY School of Medicine
Queens College
Columbia University
Columbia University Irving Medical Center
The Cooper Union
Cornell Tech
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Flatiron Institute
Fordham University
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
LIU (Long Island University)
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York University
NYU Langone Health
Pace University
The Rockefeller University
SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Weill Cornell Medicine

Join the PepsiCo Data Science Challenge. Use analytics software to code a challenge solution. At least one winner will b...
10/04/2022

Join the PepsiCo Data Science Challenge. Use analytics software to code a challenge solution. At least one winner will be selected to participate in a Summer 2022 at PepsiCo!
https://bit.nyas.org/3RvGnh3

📆  Save the date! for the first event in the upcoming evening event series, The Enduring Enigma of the Mind. Join the Ac...
10/04/2022

📆 Save the date! for the first event in the upcoming evening event series, The Enduring Enigma of the Mind. Join the Academy in-person at "Unraveling the Mind: The Mystery of Consciousness" on November 17. Reception to follow the event!

THIS THURSDAY! Join the Funding & Grantsmanship Career Paths evening seminar! This event is includes a 30-minute network...
10/03/2022

THIS THURSDAY! Join the Funding & Grantsmanship Career Paths evening seminar! This event is includes a 30-minute networking session and is free for members! Registrants can also gain access to the full series on demand to catch up on sessions! https://bit.nyas.org/3rcqgu3

The Leon Levy Fellowship is now independently administered by the Academy as the Leon Levy Scholarships in Neuroscience....
09/30/2022

The Leon Levy Fellowship is now independently administered by the Academy as the Leon Levy Scholarships in Neuroscience. These scholarships aim to promote groundbreaking neuroscience research in the five boroughs of NYC. Applications open on October 5th! Read the Press Release: https://bit.nyas.org/3RrtkwU

Only a few short weeks until the Innovators in Science Symposium: Gastroenterology 📆This FREE event offers endless insig...
09/30/2022

Only a few short weeks until the Innovators in Science Symposium: Gastroenterology 📆

This FREE event offers endless insights into the most innovative gastroenterology and liver disease research.

Join award-winning researchers Elaine Hsiao, Ph.D. of University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) & Jeffrey Gordon, M.D. of Washington University in St. Louis. Also hear from Keynote Speaker Scott L. Friedman of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai as he presents "Scar Wars: Fighting fibrosis and the path to peace (of mind)".

Registrants can join in-person in Boston or virtually from anywhere. All participants will gain on-demand access for future viewing.

Are you in the Boston area? We have a special in-person offer available. Message the Academy to learn more!
https://bit.nyas.org/3MTiSwX

09/30/2022
Pediatric Research On Demand

Moderated by Perdita Taylor-Zapata of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, the "Study Design and Regulatory Issues" panel session at the recent event features Nancy Goodman of KIDS V CANCER on the compassionate use pathway of drug access. Hear from the entire panel, including Joe Brierley of the Great Ormond Street Hospital and Children's Charity, Susan S. Ellenberg, of the University of Pennsylvania, Donna Snyder of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration,, and A.J. Allen, formerly of Eli Lilly by accessing the event on demand. https://bit.nyas.org/3ITf4ug

The Artificial Intelligence & Engineered Tissues For Cardiac Disease Therapeutics conference is only a month away! Join ...
09/29/2022

The Artificial Intelligence & Engineered Tissues For Cardiac Disease Therapeutics conference is only a month away! Join industry scientists, academics, and clinicians to understand the integration of artificial intelligence and engineered tissues for safe and effective delivery of novel therapeutics for patients with arrhythmogenic, hypertrophic, and dilated cardiomyopathies. https://bit.nyas.org/3CrReom

Announcing Special Recruitment! 📣 ⚛️ Select students ages 13-17 are invited to join Virtual STEM Programs from the Globa...
09/28/2022

Announcing Special Recruitment! 📣 ⚛️
Select students ages 13-17 are invited to join Virtual STEM Programs from the Global STEM Alliance in partnership with The Stevens Initiative and Exchange Programs - U.S. Department of State. Check your eligibility and start an application today!
https://bit.nyas.org/3dRV9B2

Bring neuroscience to your community! Apply for IBRO (International Brain Research Organization) / Dana Foundation  gran...
09/28/2022
Brain Awareness Week Grants - IBRO

Bring neuroscience to your community! Apply for IBRO (International Brain Research Organization) / Dana Foundation grants to support outreach activities in 2023. Up to 1,250 USD in funding is available for projects organized anywhere outside of Europe. Deadline October 1! https://ibro.org/baw-grants

Brain Awareness Week Grants Jan 6, 2022 IBRO/Dana Brain Awareness Week (BAW) Grants aim to educate the public about the benefits of neuroscience research and increase awareness about the wonders of the brain by increasing opportunities for outreach and awareness campaigns in regions challenged by a....

THIS FRIDAY! Join the first Career Paths webinar! Explore opportunities in data science and learn about an opportunity w...
09/28/2022

THIS FRIDAY! Join the first Career Paths webinar! Explore opportunities in data science and learn about an opportunity with PepsiCo! This event is includes a 30-minute networking session! Registrants can also gain access to the full series on demand. https://bit.nyas.org/3rcqgu3

Interested in inspiring the future generations of  students? ⚛️The Academy is thrilled to have two open AmeriCorps roles...
09/26/2022

Interested in inspiring the future generations of students? ⚛️
The Academy is thrilled to have two open AmeriCorps roles! Apply by 9/30/2022 to be considered! https://bit.nyas.org/3r38UQs

The Eleventh Cooley's Anemia Symposium is just three weeks away! 📆 Save your seat for this multi-day event to hear from ...
09/26/2022

The Eleventh Cooley's Anemia Symposium is just three weeks away! 📆

Save your seat for this multi-day event to hear from over 35 expert voices from the thalassemia research community. This program is available to join in-person or virtually. All registrants will gain live and on-demand access to the all symposium talk sessions. https://bit.nyas.org/3Q6KgcD

TOMORROW - Join Academy President & CEO Nicholas Dirks and President of the American University of Beirut (AUB), Fadlo K...
09/25/2022

TOMORROW - Join Academy President & CEO Nicholas Dirks and President of the American University of Beirut (AUB), Fadlo Khuri, for a Fireside Chat: The Role of the Modern University, Mobilizing Academia Toward Excellence for the Greater Good. This session is offered both in person and virtually at the Science Summit at the United Nations General Assembly. Interested in joining in person? Register now, limited seats available.
https://bit.nyas.org/UNGA77

We're closing our National Postdoc Appreciation Week with a simple sentiment that has been a thread in each of our  subm...
09/24/2022

We're closing our National Postdoc Appreciation Week with a simple sentiment that has been a thread in each of our submissions this year - "thank you for impacting our work and careers" from our entire Academy community.
https://bit.nyas.org/3QXQL0P

It's the last day of  but we're not done sharing words of thanks from our community! Celebrate National Postdoc Apprecia...
09/23/2022

It's the last day of but we're not done sharing words of thanks from our community! Celebrate National Postdoc Appreciation Week with the Academy. Check out our resource page for more.
https://bit.nyas.org/3QXQL0P

09/23/2022
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What does the 21st century demand of science? Academy President & CEO Nicholas Dirks spoke with SVP & Director of IBM Research Dario Gil about change in science. Catch up on discussion highlights & takeaways in this recent article "1945 Science Won’t Do; What the 21st Century Demands from Science Today". https://bit.nyas.org/3r3McYa

Interested in inspiring the future generations of  students? ⚛️The Academy is thrilled to have two open AmeriCorps roles...
09/23/2022

Interested in inspiring the future generations of students? ⚛️
The Academy is thrilled to have two open AmeriCorps roles! Apply by 9/30/2022 to be considered! https://bit.nyas.org/3r38UQs

09/23/2022
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"I constantly remind myself that creating balance in my life provides me with an ability to enjoy science & think more creatively." says Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists Regional Finalist in Chemistry, Rosemary Cater. Read the entire National Postdoc Appreciation Week article through the National Postdoctoral Association member community or on NYAS.org: https://bit.nyas.org/3UAx16e

09/22/2022
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For National Postdoc Appreciation Week, Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists Finalist Dr. Daniel Brandenburg, a particle physicist at Brookhaven National Laboratory, writes about how finding balance as a postdoc is a process. Visit the National Postdoctoral Association member community below or read it here: https://bit.nyas.org/3QZpmM0

Celebrate postdocs with other Academy community members and share your words of appreciation too! The week's not over ye...
09/22/2022

Celebrate postdocs with other Academy community members and share your words of appreciation too! The week's not over yet! https://bit.nyas.org/3xErbqH

Congratulations to the 2022 Blavatnik Regional Awards Honorees  🥇👏
09/21/2022

Congratulations to the 2022 Blavatnik Regional Awards Honorees 🥇👏

During the National Postdoctoral Association's National Postdoc Appreciation Week , we announce the 2022 Blavatnik Regional Awards Honorees! Congratulations! 👏 👏 👏
http://blavatnikawards.org/news/items/2022-blavatnik-regional-awards-young-scientists-honorees-announced/

Life Sciences Category
- Winner: Josefina del Mármol, nominated by The Rockefeller University and now at Harvard Medical School
- Finalist: Andrew Bridges, nominated by Princeton University and now at Carnegie Mellon University
-Finalist: Daniel F. Zegarra-Ruiz, nominated by Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Chemistry Category
-Winner: Wen Zhang, nominated by Cornell University
-Finalist: Rosemary Cater, nominated by Columbia University Irving Medical Center, Columbia University. She is also Simons Foundation fellow
-Finalist: Shuai Gao, nominated by Princeton University and now at Wuhan University 武汉大学医学部

Physical Sciences & Engineering Category
-Winner: Xiaolong Liu, nominated by Cornell University and now at the University of Notre Dame
-Finalist: Daniel Brandenburg, nominated by Brookhaven National Laboratory
-Finalist: Jiaoyang Huang, nominated by New York University and now at The Wharton School at Upenn

 this week! 👏 It's National Postdoc Appreciation Week. Hear from the Academy community on how much they appreciate the p...
09/21/2022

this week! 👏
It's National Postdoc Appreciation Week. Hear from the Academy community on how much they appreciate the postdocs they work with. https://bit.nyas.org/3xErbqH

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Join Montefiore Einstein’s Dr. Michael D. Cabana, Physician-in-Chief, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM), and Michael I. Cohen, Department of Pediatrics M.D. University Chair, who will be speaking during the “Ethical Considerations in Research for Pediatric Populations,” conference presented by New York Academy of Sciences, NYU Grossman School of Medicine and Johnson & Johnson. The virtual event takes place from September 13-14, 2022 — learn more and register here: https://events.nyas.org/event/581a7d6f-3f87-437a-96a9-d51a4cb28a21/summary.

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Winners of first Junior Academy Programme awarded

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Congratulations to all the winners of the ‘Ericsson IoT Smart Homes Challenge’ in Oman who participated in the Junior Academy Program in collaboration with The New York Academy of Sciences & IPM Oman 🎉 🥳

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Is the causal gene in developmental speech deficits associated with the amusic trait ?
New article by Isabelle Peretz et al. in the annals of The New York Academy of Sciences examines what role FOXP2 has in congenital amusia.

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