Research Seminars

The Academy host a series of scientific seminars throughout the year sponsored by the Academy’s chapter of Sigma Xi. These technical seminars are intended for scientists and college-level students. Guests from other research and higher education institutions and organizations are encouraged to attend.

Those interested in presenting their research at the Academy should contact Makiri Sei at .

These seminars are typically held during the Fall, Winter, and Spring. All seminars are held at 12 noon in the Academy’s Ewell Sale Stewart Library & Archives unless otherwise noted.

Winter/Spring 2014

Friday,January 31
Virginia Pearson, Princeton University
Elephant Herpesviruses EEHV2, EEHV3A, EEHV3B (a new subspecies), EEHV6, EEHV7A, EEHV7B (a new subspecies) and EGHV1A, EGHV1B (a new species), EGHV2, EGHV4 Found in Tissue Biopsies and Saliva from African Elephants In Kenya, Botswana, South Africa and America.
Friday, February 14
Paul Callomon, ANSP
Friday, February 28
Naomi Miller, University of Pennsylvania
Friday, March 14
Don Charles, ANSP/BEES
“A transformative Diatom-based Approach for Assessing Stream Water Quality in Our Region”
Friday, March 28
Ben Scheinfeld, University of Pennsylvania
Friday, April 18
Mick Khoo, Drexel University
"From ‘Bug Data’ to Big Data: Communities of Practice, Networks of Practice, and Information Systems at the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia”
Friday, April 25
Greg Cowper, ANSP
“Entomologizing behind the Walls of Eastern State Penitentiary”
Friday, May 9
Tobias Landberg, Arcadia University
"Turtle Perspectives on Breathing and Locomotion from Treadmills to Animal-borne Imaging"