Natural and Life Sciences

Turkish-American scientist among winners of 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2015 to Tomas Lindahl, Francis Crick Institute and Clare Hall Laboratory, Hertfordshire, UK, Paul Modrich, Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA and Aziz Sancar, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA “for mechanistic studies of DNA repair” The cells… → Read More

NETA Annual Convention 2016 at Harvard

NETA Annual Convention 2016 was held at Harvard University on Saturday, April 2, 2016 PROGRAM 9:00        Breakfast [Hall] 9:45        Welcome [Room B103] 10:00     Discipline specific sessions I Education [B110] Economics [B107] Computer Science [B105] Engineering [B101] Biology [B109] Natural Sciences [B104] Social Sciences [B108] 11:15     Coffee Break … → Read More

Oktay Sinanoglu, Yale’s youngest professor in modern history passes away

Turkey is mourning the passing of one of its most well-known scientists, Oktay Sinanoglu, dubbed the “Turkish Einstein.” Sinanoglu, professor emeritus of chemistry and molecular biophysics and biochemistry, died late on Sunday at the age of 80 in Miami in the United States. Sinanoglu was just 28 when he became a full professor at Yale University in 1963 – the youngest person to achieve such a position. … → Read More

NETA Annual Convention 2015 at Yale University

NETA Annual Convention 2015 was held at Yale University on Saturday, March 14, 2015. It was a great turnout and success. We thank all presenters and participants. PROGRAM 9:00        Breakfast 9:45        Welcome [Room WLH 201 (Sudler)] 10:00     Discipline specific sessions I Education [Room WLH 007] Economics and Business [room WLH 001] Engineering and Applied Sciences … → Read More

Medical and Biological Applications of Engineering and Applied Sciences

NETA's annual meeting on "Medical and Biological Applications of Engineering and Applied Sciences" will be held on April 18-19, 2015. Objective: The meeting aims to to identify niche areas of research amongst the scientists and engineers that present research collaboration, student exchange, and grant seeking opportunities. At the conclusion of the program, it is expected that groups will be formed with common in… → Read More

Lecture by Dr. Ahmet Yildiz: The Mechanism of Cytoplasmic Dynein Motility

NETA New York branch’s “NETA Talks Series” started with Dr. Ahmet Yildiz’s presentation on September 29, 2014 at Columbia University. He delivered a talk on his  research titled “The Mechanism of Cytoplasmic Dynein Motility.” Sponsored by NETA, this talk was hosted by Dr. Ruben Gonzalez. NETA Talks Series aims to bring together scientists in New York Metropolitan Area to provide them a platform fo… → Read More

NETA Natural and Life Sciences Conference 2014

2014 Annual NETA Natural and Life Sciences Conference will be held at State University of New York at Albany on May 24-25 weekend. The event will be between at 9:00 am to 6:00 pm on Saturday and 9:00 am to 1:00 pm on Sunday. There will be continental breakfast coffee and boxed lunch. We are now welcoming titles for oral and poster presentation. Please send your personal information along with the title of the t… → Read More

NETA Talks: Smoking and Lung Cancer

Upcoming NETA Talks will host Emrullah Yilmaz, M.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine, on Monday March 31, 2014 at 6pm. Refreshments will be served, RSVP is required. NETA Talks aims to bring together scientists in New York Metropolitan Area to provide them a platform for sharing their expertise and ideas, for networking as well as for seeking collaboration opportunities. Theme: "Smoking and Lung Cancer" … → Read More

National Science Foundation reveals US doctoral degree recipient data

January 23, 2014 The National Science Foundation recently released a report titled Doctorate Recipients from U.S. Universities: 2012, unveiling important trends in U.S. doctoral education. The American system of doctoral education is widely considered to be among the world's best, as evidenced by the large and growing number of international students who choose to pursue doctoral degrees at U.S. universities … → Read More

NETA Talks: Shining Light on Topological Insulators

NETA New York branch's “NETA Talks Series” continued with Dr. Nuh Gedik's presentation on December 6, 2013. He delivered a talk on his ongoing research on "Topological Insulators." NETA Talks Series aims to bring together scientists in New York Metropolitan Area to provide them a platform for sharing their expertise and ideas for networking and for seeking collaboration opportunities. Date: Friday, Dece… → Read More

 
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