CATEGORY - ASciNA Virtual Talk

Einblick in das Academy Museum | Virtual ASciNA Talk

By Monika Trebo | March 4, 2021

Doris Berger will give insights into buildings and the programs of the new Academy Museum of Motion Pictures that will open its doors in Los Angeles on September 30, 2021. The Academy Museum will be the largest institution in the United States devoted to the arts, science, and artists of moviemaking.
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Optical Imaging of Tissue Perfusion at the Clinical Bedside

By Monika Trebo | February 14, 2021

Title: Optical Imaging of Tissue Perfusion at the Clinical Bedside. Speaker: Jana M. Kainerstorfer, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Neuroscience Institute, Electrical & Computer Engineering (courtesy), Carnegie Mellon University. Bedside monitoring of tissue perfusion is important for a variety of diseases. For cerebral monitoring, cerebral perfusion is important especially for traumatic brain injury, hydrocephalus, sepsis, and stroke, where inadequate...
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Living on the Edge? – Neanderthals and Denisovans in Central Asia | Virtual ASciNA Talk

By Monika Trebo | January 12, 2021

Title: Central Asia and Siberia have for a long time only played a very limited role in discussions of modern human origins. These areas were seen as peripheral to our story, that was thought to mostly have taken place in Africa, Europe and Eastern Asia. Speaker: Dr. Viola is a paleoanthropologist focusing on the biological and cultural interactions between different hominin groups in the Late Pleistocene. This Virtual ASciNA Talk is being organized by the Toronto & South-Central Canada chapt
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COVID-19 Infection Externalities and Public Health Strategies: Pursuing Herd Immunity or Containment?

By Monika Trebo | November 25, 2020

Title: COVID-19 Infection Externalities and Public Health Strategies: Pursuing Herd Immunity or Containment? Speaker: Anton Korinek is a Professor at the University of Virginia, Department of Economics and Darden School of Business as well as a Research Associate at the NBER, a Research Fellow at the CEPR and a Research Affiliate at the Oxford Future of Humanity Institute Centre for the Governance of AI. Our 6th Virtual ASciNA Talk is being organized by the Washington DC chapter.
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The future of cities in a post-pandemic world - Virtual ASciNA Talk

By Monika Trebo | November 9, 2020

Title: The future of cities in a post-pandemic world. Speaker: Petra Hurtado, PhD, Research Director at the American Planning Association. The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted how we live, work, play, and move around our cities and communities. Additionally, it has changed how planners think about and prepare for the future, while navigating uncertainty. Thomas Wallner and the Midwest & Chicago Chapter will be hosting the 5th ASciNA Virtual Talk on November 20, 2020, 8AM Pacific
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Introducing Moxie - An Animate Companion For Children

By Monika Trebo | October 25, 2020

Moxie is a novel companion for children designed to help promote social, emotional and cognitive development through play-based learning. With Moxie, children can engage in meaningful play, every day, with content informed by the best practices in child development and early childhood education. Speaker: Stefan Scherer is the CTO of Embodied, Inc. and formerly Research Assistant Professor at the University of Southern California...
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Where, What, When? Using fluorescence to map cell-to-cell interactions in the emerging field of Spatial Biology

By Monika Trebo | July 21, 2020

ASciNA Virtual Talk by Clemens Duerrschmid, Ph.D. ( Chapter South West) scheduled for Thursday, August 27, 11am CST. Dr. Duerrschmid, Technical Application Scientist, Akoya Biosciences, will speak about his academic work in cardiovascular immunology and his current role at Akoya Biosciences. Akoya Biosciences offers multiplex immunofluorescence solutions to detect up to 40 biomarkers on intact tissue sections.
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Development and applications of a SARS-CoV-2 antibody test.

By Monika Trebo | July 6, 2020

ASciNA Virtual Talk by Dr. Daniel Stadlbauer (Chapter Greater NYC) scheduled for Thursday, July 16, at 12:00 EST. Dr. Stadlbauer will describe his role in developing a serological enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) for the screening and identification of human SARS-CoV-2 seroconverters. This assay does not require the handling of infectious virus, ...
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Neural signals of social craving following acute social isolation in the human brain

By Monika Trebo | June 20, 2020

ASciNA Virtual Talk by Livia Tomova, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow in Cognitive Neuroscience, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Boston Chapter) scheduled for Jun 30, 2020 @ 03:00 PM Eastern Time. When people are forced to be isolated from one another, do they crave social interactions in the same way a hungry person craves food? Positive social interactions in and of themselves may be basic human needs, analogous to other basic needs like food consumption or sleep. If so, the absence ...
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