IS Department News & Events

IS Events

  • Dec 5 Kimberly Crenshaw Seminar on Intersectionality
    30 Years of Theorizing Justice: Intersectionality, Critical Race Theory and Contemporary Challenges (Hans Maeder Lecture by Kimberlé Crenshaw) Starr Foundation Hall, Room UL102, University Center GENERAL PUBLIC   RSVP  Looking back on its journey in the 30th year, in this talk, Prof. Crenshaw expounds on intersectionality through the lens of personal narrative. She reflects on formative […]
  • Dec 12: Film Screening: “DNA: The Secret of Photo 51”
    Film Screening: “DNA: The Secret of Photo 51” Thursday, December 12, 2019 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM The New York Academy of Medicine 1216 Fifth Avenue (entrance on 103rd Street) New York, NY 10029 $10 General Admission | $5 Students w/ID Free for Fellows and Members Register In 1952, Dr. Rosalind Franklin was remarkably close […]
  • Dec 2: World Aids Day
    World Aids Day Various events throughout the day! Register Got to an Event Near you! Every year, hundreds of World AIDS Day events take place across the country to raise awareness and show support for people living with HIV. If you’d like to support, you can attend a local event—or you can host your own!
  • Nov 22 6-8pm Columbia Mailman School of Public Health Open House RSVP Required
    Columbia University, home of the Mailman School of Public Health and the School for Sociomedical Sciences  is hosting an open house for prospective students on November 22, 6-8:00pm. The great thing about this open house, is that if you go early, you can get the student perspective via a student led campus tour and there […]
  • Nov 7: What’s Next in Cancer Research & Addressing Disparities?
    What’s Next in Cancer Research & Addressing Disparities? Thurs, November 7, 2019 5:30pm- 7:00pm is the talk, and it is followed by a reception ( give you time to attend the Diversity conference at CUNY Grad Center beforehand with talks all day, and you can go in and out of that one and it is […]

IS News

  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]

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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