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Academy Research Day
Start Date: 10/11/2019 All Day
End Date: 10/11/2019

Event Description

Please join us for the Academy Research Day as Academy scientists share their remarkable discoveries.

Hear brief, engaging presentations on the diversity of science and future directions. Stop by for one or more sessions throughout the day.

8:30–9:15 a.m.
Light Refreshments and Check-In

9:15–9:30 a.m.
Opening Remarks by Vice President
for Academy Science David Velinsky

9:30–10:00 a.m.
Keynote Address - Senior Fellow Bob Peck
Humboldt and Our Future

10:00–10:15 a.m.

10:15–10:45 a.m.
Session 1
History of Science:
Ruth Patrick: A Life
–Lloyd Ackert
Birds and Ornithology
–Matt Halley
–Paul Callomon

10:45–11:00 a.m.
Panel Discussion, Q&A
Panel Leader: Bob Peck

11:15 a.m. –12:15 p.m.
Session 2
New Directions:
Birds and Parasites: The Future
-Jason Weckstein
PFAS and cycling in aquatic systems
-Marie Kurz
eDNA and Ecological Studies
-Mariangeles Arce
Watershed Mapping and Modeling
-Lin Perez
Engineering, WINS and Learning Outcomes
-Jacquie Genovesi

12:15–12:30 p.m.
Panel Discussion, Q&A
Panel Leader: Meg Clifton North
12:30 –1:45 p.m.
Lunch Break

1:45-2:00 p.m.
Remarks by President Scott Cooper

2:00-2:45 p.m.
Session 3
Connections: Science and Society:
Watersheds and Environmental Change (DRWI)
-Stefanie Kroll
Digitization of Collections
-Kyle Luckenbill
Art and Science: How Fossils are Prepared
-Fred Mullison
Science and Literacy for Success Program
-Mariah Romaninsky

2:45–3:00 p.m.
Panel Discussion, Q&A
Panel Leader: Jennifer Sontchi

3:00–3:15 p.m.


3:15–4:00 p.m.
Session 4
Earth Systems:
Yellowstone and Volcanoes
-Loyc Vanderkluysen
Bioko Island Studies in Seismology
-Amanda Lough
Blue Carbon and Cycling
-Johannes Krause
Past and Present: Diversity of Invertebrates in Time
-Kathryn Estes-Smargiassi

4:00–4:15 p.m.

Panel Discussion
Panel Leader: Ted Daeschler

4:15–4:30 p.m.
Closing Remarks from President Scott Cooper

4:45-6:00 p.m.
Contact Information:
Name: Jenna Ansbro
Phone: 215.299.1800
Email: ja655@drexel.edu
Attachments For This Event:
    > ANS Research Day Flyer
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, Auditorium, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19103
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