The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) will host its 10th AACR Conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved, Sept. 25-28, at the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel.
Eight researchers in the vanguard of biological science gathered at the inaugural symposium of the new Allen Discovery Center at Tufts University today to explore new frontiers within the dark matter of biology. The day-long symposium, which attracted guest speakers from leading research institutions such as Tufts, Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Jackson Labs, was expected to draw about 300 attendees.
The installation of natural gas wells requires soil reclamation efforts after installation. These efforts are often hindered by salt-affected soils, weed invasions and slow plant establishment. The "Soil Changes Before, During, and After Natural Gas Drilling" presentation planned at the Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future ASA, CSSA, SSSA International Annual Meeting in Tampa, FL, will address this important topic.
While the veracity of shaken baby syndrome has been questioned in some media reports and as a courtroom defense, no controversy exists within the medical profession: Physicians agree that the diagnosis is scientifically valid. That message is the topic of a plenary, "Shaken Baby Syndrome: Science vs. Myth," that will be delivered by Sandeep Narang, MD, JD, FAAP, during the 2017 American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition.
A UN Witchcraft and Human Rights Expert Workshop will take place at UN headquarters in Geneva on September 21 and 22 with a multi-agency approach.
Changing tillage practices can help the environment and reduce costs, according to a study in Montana.
With the demand for data, analytical tools, and a competitive edge on the rise in professional and collegiate sports, the 2017 New England Symposium on Statistics in Sports will feature fresh findings, applications, and insights into player performance and team success.
Keystone Symposia is holding the second conference in its 2017-2018 Global Health Series entitled 'Maternal-Fetal Crosstalk: Harmony vs. Conflict' Oct. 4-8, 2017 in Washington, DC at the Westin Washington, DC City Center
Sept. 25-29 2017 sees graphene technology leaders from around the world gather for Europe's most influential graphene and related materials conference, Graphene Week. This, the 12th edition of the conference, is being hosted in Athens by Graphene Flagship partner FORTH (Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas).
Contemporary plant breeding requires teams of scientists with expertise in genetics, phenotyping, and statistics. The 'Plant Breeding in the 21st Century' presentation planned at the Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future ASA, CSSA, SSSA International Annual Meeting in Tampa, Fla., will address this important topic.
Rochester Institute of Technology associate professor Jie Qiao is collaborating with the Optical Society (OSA) Foundation to host the second annual symposium for women in optics and photonics. The free Global Women of Light Symposium will be held from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Sept. 17 in Washington, D.C., as part of the Frontiers in Optics OSA Conference.
The press program for the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) will feature advances in cancer research, including reports from phase II and III clinical trials. Studies that examine innovative treatments, such as immunotherapy, mental health influences on cancer outcomes and optimal radiation dosing and sequencing, will also be presented at the largest meeting for the field of radiation oncology.
The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) has announced the 12 late-breaking trials and 16 first report investigations that will be presented at the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) 2017 scientific symposium. TCT, the world's premier educational meeting specializing in interventional cardiovascular medicine, will take place October 29 - November 2, 2017 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado.
The activity of soil microbes can tell a story of the value of carbon storage in soil. The 'Belowground Wood Stake Decomposition in Forest Soil' presentation planned at the Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future ASA, CSSA, SSSA International Annual Meeting in Tampa, Fla., will address this important topic.
Making the streets safer for cyclists and promoting cycling for all are goals of the International Cycling Safety Conference, to be held Sept. 21-22 at the UC Davis Conference Center. It is the first time that the conference has been held in the US and appropriately enough, it's coming to the nation's premier cycling city.
Georgetown's Center for Global Health Science and Security welcomes back to campus Beth Cameron, former senior director for global health security and biodefense in the Obama administration's White House National Security Council. On Friday, Sept. 15, Cameron, now senior director for the Nuclear Threat Initiative's Global Biological Policy and Programs, will discuss why US leadership continues to be vital in advancing the Global Health Security Agenda's mission to build a world safe from biological threats.
In climate change scenarios, abiotic stresses, such as drought and heat stress, become intensified, leading to severe crop loss. The 'Physiological Traits for High Throughput Phenotyping of Abiotic Stress Tolerance' symposium planned at the Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future ASA, CSSA, SSSA International Annual Meeting in Tampa, Fla., will address this important topic.
The water level of the Dead Sea drops by more than one meter per year. Sinkholes, strong rainfall events and flash floods are challenges facing the population and the environment. The underlying processes were studied by scientists at the DESERVE Helmholtz Virtual Institute; the work was coordinated by the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology. Their findings contribute to prediction models, risk assessments, and adaptation strategies. The results will be presented in Halle (Saale) on Sept. 12.
Alaska is the topic of two important presentations at this year's "Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future" ASA, CSSA, SSSA International Annual Meeting in Tampa, FL.
Leveraging evolutionary theory to understand and treat cancer. A new scientific society seeking a deeper understanding of cancer's fundamental dynamics.
GSA is taking action on its long-standing commitment to diversity and inclusion in the geoscience community. From its recently penned Events Code of Conduct (http://www.geosociety.org/GSA/Events/EventConductCode/GSA/Events/Conduct.aspx), approved by the GSA Council in September 2016, to services and training provided at the Annual Meeting by a professional facilitator on these relevant topics, GSA is committed to building a safe, universally accessible, and welcoming environment for all geoscientists.
Most people are familiar with antibiotic resistant bacteria -- and the same has happened with herbicides. Decades of research has shown that resistant weed varieties have adapted, and other weed-control tools will be necessary. The 'Future of Weed Science: Thinking Beyond Herbicides in the Agricultural Landscape' symposium planned at the Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future ASA, CSSA, SSSA International Annual Meeting in Tampa, FL, will address this important topic.
A record 4,950 abstracts have been submitted for the Geological Society of America's Annual Meeting & Exposition to be held in Seattle, Wash., Oct. 22-25, 2017 and over 7,500 geoscientists are expected to attend. The meeting will be one of the largest earth science gatherings on the west coast this year. The scientific program schedule is online now.
The ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting is the premier meeting in rheumatology. With more than 450 sessions and thousands of abstracts, it offers a superior combination of basic science, clinical science, tech-med courses, career enhancement education and interactive discussions on improving patient care. For more information about the meeting, visit https://www.rheumatology.org/Annual-Meeting, or join the conversation on Twitter by following the official #ACR17 hashtag.
EMBO and Basel Life are pleased to announce the EMBO at Basel Life conference, taking place at the Congress Center Basel, Switzerland, from Sept. 10-13, 2017. A committee of leading scientists has organized this international and broad-scope scientific conference on current and emerging life science research to be held as part of Basel Life.