IS Department News & Events

IS Events

  • Thursday July 11: SOWING Biotech without Borders and More
    SOWING & Biotech WO Borders Rooftop Party/ View details and reply/ Thursday, July 11 6:30PM – 8:30PM/ Biotech without Borders / 33 Flatbush Ave/ Brooklyn NY 11217
  • July 3 Plastic Ocean Film Screening and Discussion
    Don’t miss Jo Ruxton’s talk tonight as part of our summer Speaker Series. She is the producer of the documentary, “A Plastic Ocean.” Check out the trailer to her film below. The lecture is free for members, $10 for non-members. 7:00-8:00 33 Washington Street Seats can go quickly, please arrive early to guarantee admission. No […]
  • June 11 Genomics: What Savvy Consumers Need to Know
    Genomics Enters the Clinic: What Should Savvy Consumers Know? June 11, 2019, NYC, World Trade Center 7 7-8:45pm This event, being organized by bioethicists and scientists, will examine recent advances in genomic technologies with a focus on the science and ethics of gene editing, cancer genetics, reproductive medicine, and direct-to-consumer tests. Presented with The Hastings […]
  • Wed May 28th World Science Festival Women in STEM/ We will be Martians
    World Science Festival organizers have offered us a 25% discount on the event “We Will Be Martians” on May 29 Want to read more about the implications of going to mars? Here are some important perspectives that aren’t mentioned in the event description below) —– Please Join Us for our All-Women Panel, We Will Be Martians, at the World […]
  • May 15 4-5:30pm Interdisciplinary Science Graduation Party
    Come join us as we celebrate the end of the academic year and our graduating class Interdisciplinary Science Students. Graduates will have posters up on the 4th Floor Gallery Walk in 65 West 11th street, and food and conversation will take place in the 4th floor lounge area, just prior to the official Lang College […]

IS News

  • 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 […]
  • Fecal Transplant Related Death Due to MDR E. coli
    Patient Dies Following Fecal Transplant Jun 14, 2019 Two patients fell ill, and one subsequently died, following a fecal microbiome transplant, according to the New York Times. It adds that the US Food and Drug Administration has paused a number of clinical trials involving fecal transplants until the researchers involved can show they screen transplant samples for […]
  • The First Ever Image of a Black Hole captured by Katie Bouman
    The first-ever image of a Black Hole in space was captured by Katie Bouman. Katie Bouman is an MIT grad student who 3 years ago was a leading figure in the creation of a new algorithm that produced the image that we see now of the Black Hole. Bouman’s process of discovering the imaging project […]
  • Direct To Consumer Genetic Testing misses ~90% of all Breast and Ovarian Cancer (BRCA) carriers
    23andMe DTC Breast and Ovarian Cancer Risk Test Misses Almost 90 Percent of BRCA Mutation Carriers Apr 05, 2019  Genome Web   Julia Karow This article has been updated with additional information from Invitae about 100 cases with a positive result from DTC testing that were referred to it for confirmatory testing. SEATTLE (GenomeWeb) – […]

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