Jim Allison, Ph.D., chair of Immunology and Executive Director of the Immunotherapy Platform at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, was awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for launching an effective new way to attack cancer by treating the immune system rather than the tumor.
Debbie Bronk will participate in “What if?” on 3 November 2018. Two words that open endless possibilities – hypotheticals, brainstorms, risks. What if? challenges norms, expectations, and the current state of affairs.
At his Senate confirmation hearing, Kelvin Droegemeier, Trump’s choice to head the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, discussed plans to tackle the nation’s scientific challenges.
So many successful sessions on topics of great interest to our members took place, including “Ask the Association Attorney: Everything you want to know about Association Law.” Mark your calendar for our Winter Workshop – 1-4 December 2018, in Washington, DC
Carl Sagan Award
Carl Sagan Award given to Former NASA Administrator Charles F. Bolden, Jr. by CSSP 2017 Chairman Robert Barsley
Fritjof Capra, Ph.D. gave his lecture, The Systems View of Life: A Science for Sustainable Living, December 2017 at the Carnegie Institution for Science.
Days Till Workshop
CSSP December 2018 Leadership Workshop
The next meeting of the CSSP will be held 1-4 December 2018.
American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS)
American Chemical Society (ACS)
American Crystallographic Association (ACA)
American Society for Mass Spectrometry (ASMS)
American Society of Agronomy (ASA)
Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIST)
Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO)
Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE)
Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation (CERF)
Crop Science Society of America (CSSA)
Entomological Society of America (ESA)
International Association for Great Lakes Research (IAGLR)
National Association of Plant Breeders (NAPB)
National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
Society for Advancing Chicanos/Hispanics & Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)
Society for Freshwater Science (SFS)
Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)
International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE)
University of Texas at Austin
New York State Education and Research Network (NYSERNet)
Louisiana State University
University of Alabama at Birmingham
University of Georgia
University of Texas
Virginia Institute of Marine Science