[Taxacom] Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University: Bicentennial Symposium - Call for poster abstracts-deadline August 31, 20122

Alina Freire-Fierro freirefierro at ansp.org
Wed Aug 29 12:14:08 CDT 2012

From: Karen Spiro <project200 at ansp.org<mailto:project200 at ansp.org>>
Date: August 28, 2012 1:48:27 PM EDT
To: symposium200 <symposium200 at ansp.org<mailto:symposium200 at ansp.org>>
Subject: Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University: Bicentennial Symposium - Call for poster abstracts - PLEASE FORWARD

The Bicentennial Symposium  of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University is quickly approaching (October 11--12, 2012).  The website (ansp.org/symposium<http://www.ansp.org/explore/our-research/bicentennial-symposium/>) and registration are online (http://ans2012symposium.eventbrite.com/)<http://ans2012symposium.eventbrite.com/>.

Limited Student Fee-Waivers Available!Click Here.<http://www.ansp.org/explore/our-research/bicentennial-symposium/posters/>
PLEASE NOTE: The application deadline is August 31, 2012
The registration fee for the symposium will be waived for a limited number of students who submit poster abstracts.

The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University in PhiladelphiaOctober 11 – 12, 2012 will explore current and future research on the diversity of life with a focus on evolutionary history, ecology, and environmental quality.
Biodiversity: From Evolutionary Origins to Ecosystems Function
A Bicentennial Symposium to Celebrate
200 Years of Research at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
The two-day conference will open at 2 p.m. on Thursday, October 11, with tours of the Academy’s collections and environmental labs. We will close with a poster session and reception on the evening of Friday, October 12.
SPEAKERS (Title and abstract of all talks are on-line:ansp.org/symposium/talks<http://www.ansp.org/explore/our-research/bicentennial-symposium/talks/>
DOUGLAS J. FUTUYMA, Stony Brook University
SANDRA KNAPP, Natural History Museum in London, England
J. PATRICKKOCIOLEK, University of Colorado Museum of Natural History
WAYNE P. MADDISON, University of British Columbia and Director of the Beaty Biodiversity Museum
LUCINDA A. McDADE, Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
DANIEL OTTE, The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
SHAHID NAEEM, Columbia University
DAVID TILMAN, University of Minnesota


Thursday, October 11, 2012

The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA USA

The conference opens with an opportunity to tour the Academy’s historic collections and environmental labs. All departments will be open for registrants to visit. The presentation of the Academy’s prestigious Leidy Award and an address by its distinguished recipient Douglas Futuyma,distinguished professor of ecology and evolution at Stony Brook University will be followed by awelcome reception in the museum.

Friday, October 12, 2012

Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building (PISB), Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA USA

Friday is filled with speaker sessions in PISB, Philadelphia’snewest landmark for scientific research and the future of integrated science at Drexel. The day ends with a closing reception and poster session.

CALL FOR POSTERS -ansp.org/symposium/posters<http://www.ansp.org/explore/our-research/bicentennial-symposium/posters/>
Undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctoral students are encouraged to submit an abstract in the area of ecology and evolution.
FOR DETAILED SCHEDULE, REGISTRATION AND FEESansp.org/symposium<http://www.ansp.org/explore/our-research/bicentennial-symposium/>

Karen Spiro,Bicentennial Project Consultant
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215.405.5064    Cell. 215.432.5476    Fax. 215.299.1079

Join us as we celebrate the Academy’s 200th anniversary with a year of exciting events, special programs, and our bicentennial exhibit, The Academy at 200: The Nature of Discovery. ansp.org<http://www.ansp.org>

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