Academy Research Day
Friday, October 11, 2019
3:00 PM-6:00 PM
Please join us for the Academy
Research Day as Academy
scientists share their
Hear brief, engaging presentations on
the diversity of science and future
Stop by for one or more sessions
throughout the day.
Click here to download the Academy Research Day Flyer for the full schedule of talks.
Questions? Please contact
Jenna Ansbro, email@example.com
Academy Research Day Schedule:
9:15-9:30 a.m. Opening remarks from Vice President of Academy Science David Velinsky
9:30-10:00 a.m. Keynote address by Senior Fellow Bob Peck Alexander von Humboldt and The Invention of Nature
10:00-10:15 a.m. Break
Session 1: History of Science
Rivers, Humans, and Microbes: Ruth Patrick's Limnological Approach to Measuring the Health of Ecological Systems
A Brief History of Academy Ornithology
Now Open the Doors: Natural History Museums in "Victorian" Japan
10:45-11:00 a.m. Panel discussion, Q&A Discussion leader: Bob Peck
11:00-11:15 a.m. Break
Session 2: New Directions
A New Project on the Coevolution of Birds and Their Parasites: What Can It Teach Us About the General Principles of Host-Parasite Interactions?
Understanding the Environmental Risks of 'Forever Chemicals'
Environmental DNA: A Tool for Monitoring Biodiversity
Mariangeles Arce H.
Developing Digital Tools for Change
EngWINS - Engaging Women in Engineering: Training Mentors to Make a Difference
Jacquie Genovesi and Ayana Allen
12:15-12:30 p.m. Panel discussion, Q&A Discussion leader: Meg Clifton North
12:30-1:45 p.m. Lunch
1:45-2 p.m. Remarks by President Scott Cooper
Session 3: Connections: Science and Society
Watersheds, Communities, and Environmental Stressors
3-D Specimen Digitization
Legacy Assets: Once You Got 'Em, Then What?
Science and Literacy for Success
2:45-3 p.m. Panel discussion, Q&A Discussion leader: Jennifer Sontchi
2:45-3:15 p.m. Break
Session 4: Earth Systems
Yellowstone and Other Volcanoes
Bioko Island Studies in Seismology: Wait This Island is a Volcano?
Blue Carbon on a Changing Coast
Bringing "Dark Data" Into the Light: Digitizing the Academy's Cenozoic Eastern Pacific Invertebrate Collections
4-4:15 p.m. Panel discussion, Q&A Discussion leader: Ted Daeschler
4:15-4:30 p.m. Closing remarks from President Scott Cooper