IS Department News & Events

IS Events

  • April Tuesdays 10- 10:30am Meet Up on COVID related to IS Courses
    During the month of April on Tuesdays, Katayoun Chamany will be hosting COVID-19 discussion for 30 minutes as it pertains to course topics in Genes Environment and Behavior.   For more information, email Katayoun for ZoomLink. Tuesday  April 7: 10- 10:30am Treatments based on Replication  Remdesivir discussion from last week, with Gilead Pharma at the center […]
  • Apr 22: Climate Justice and Pandemics: A Roundtable on Reflections, Personal Experiences and What we do Going Forward
    Climate Justice and Pandemics: A Roundtable on Reflections, Personal Experiences and What we do Going Forward Wednesday, April 22, 2020 1:45 PM – 3:00 PM EDT Online via Zoom Register Join us for a discussion with our faculty, students and staff to share their experiences with the global pandemic, their thoughts about the interactions of […]
  • Apr 2,9,16: Let’s talk COVID-19: MSF Responds to a Pandemic
    Let’s talk COVID-19: MSF Responds to a Pandemic Thursday, April 2, 9, and 16, 2020 Register An online discussion series on how Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is responding to the evolving COVID-19 emergency. A live online discussion series hosted by MSF-USA Executive Director Avril Benoît  Upcoming Events in this series: Thursday, April 09, […]
  • Mar 30: COVID-19 webinar with Dr. Alex Dainis
    COVID-19 webinar with Dr. Alex Dainis Monday, March 30, 2020 3PM EDT Online Register Free livestream for students, teachers, and the general public. Join Alex this Monday 3/30, at 3pm EDT, for up-to-date reliable information on the science behind the pandemic and efforts to contain it through molecular testing. We will be answering your questions about the genetics of the […]
  • Mar 28: Online Party: Jesus Benavente, I’m Not Dancing, I’m Struggling to Survive: Shelter in Place
    PARTY: Jesus Benavente, I’m Not Dancing, I’m Struggling to Survive: Shelter in Place Saturday, March 28, 2020 9:00PM (EDT) Online via Zoom RSVP The Vera List Center for Art and Politics presents “I’m Not Dancing, I’m Struggling to Survive,” an online adaptation of a performance by artist Jesus Benavente. Join us via Zoom and hold a party wherever […]

IS News

  • March 30: NIH and CDC Receives $$ in CARES Act
    UPDATE: NIH, CDC and FIND to Receive $ Under Coronavirus Stimulus Bill and UK Investment Mar 27, 2020 NEW YORK — The National Institutes of Health and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will receive billions of dollars in new funding under a $2.2 trillion economic stimulus package aimed at bolstering the economy […]
  • Genomic Prediction Approved by NJ for PGD of embryos
    Last month Genomic Prediction a new testing procedure for embryos was approved by the state of NJ to sell their service to those interested in screening their embryos.  These embryos  created through IVF, allow parents to select embryos for preimplantation after screening them for increased risk for polygenic disorders including autism, diabetes, cancer.  The $400 […]
  • Climate Week- News and Activism October 7th
    As we end Climate Week, I wanted to be sure to alert you all to a great series on women leading the challenge for Climate Change that Time Magazine put together as part of Covering Climate Now  a journalism and media commitment that is spreading. Nature Magazine, Mens Journal and several others are doing photo […]
  • Person Place Thing PodCast :Robert Fullilove on Incarceration, Public Health, and Social Justice
    Episode 266: Robert Fullilove
  • Manels (Men only Panels) are over Collins of the NIH
    Collins to Avoid ‘Manels’ Jun 14, 2019 US National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins has called for an end to the so-called “manel” tradition in which speaker panels at scientific meetings and conferences are made up of only men. “Too often, women and members of other groups underrepresented in science are conspicuously missing in […]

Eugene Lang Events

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Local Organization Events

Here are some organizations that put on exciting events in New York City. Check out their pages for the latest event information.

  • Ligo Project

    Ligo Project is a brand new effort being launched in NYC and Boston aimed at bringing together Sciences, IT, and Business in order to facilitate rapid and inexpensive commercialization of science innovations and promote increase access to medicine and healthcare as well as other scientific applications that might improve quality of life. Binding Capitalism with Altruism to Save Lives.

  • Genspace

    Genspace is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting citizen science and access to biotechnology. Since 2009 we have served the greater New York area by providing educational outreach, cultural events, and a platform for science innovation at the grassroots level. In December 2010 we opened the first-ever community biotechnology laboratory, a Biosafety Level One facility in Brooklyn, New York, where we offer hands-on courses to the public, provide extracurricular experiences for students, and encourage scientific entrepreneurship, particularly in the fields of molecular and synthetic biology. As a community-based lab, we offer members the unique opportunity to work on their own projects and experience the joy and wonder of science firsthand.

  • The Secret Science Club

    Underground, Shrouded in mystery, Chock-full of brainiacs. The Secret Science Club features:

    • mind-bending lectures
    • volatile experiments
    • chemical libations
    • star-gazing sounds
  • New York Academy of Sciences

    We convene more than 100 events and webinars each year, from major international conferences to intimate discussion group meetings of researchers with similar interests. These events cover topics in the life sciences, physical sciences, engineering, and green science and sustainability. We also offer career development seminars for young scientists and public outreach events through Science & the City.

  • Science & The Arts at CUNY

    Science & the Arts presents programs in theatre, art, music, dance and film that bridge the worlds of art and science. Since 2001 we have presented public events ranging from conferences and concerts to science demonstrations on the streets of New York.

  • Curiosity3

    CUriosity3 is a FREE Public Seminar Series held at Columbia University addressing the intersection of Art and Science.

  • Science Cafes