2020-2021 MEETINGS

Due to the ongoing Covid Pandemic, we are holding our meeting virtually using Zoom.  

OCTOBER MEETING

October 2, 2020  Virtual Meeting

Speaker Dr. Gregory Ebel Professor, Department of Microbiology Immunology and Pathology, Director, Arthropod-Borne and Infectious Diseases Laboratory, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University;  

Title: Surveillance for SARS-CoV-2 in apparently healthy workers: Responses to the rise of a new global pathogen.

SOCIAL

Friday October 19, 2020 Virtual star gazing watch party with the Naperville Astronomical  Association 

NOVEMBER MEETING

November 6, 2020  Virtual Meeting

Speaker: Our own Maggie Workman stepped in to report her experiences with her distance learning partnership with the Uiversity of Uyo in Nigeria and community groups in the Niger Delta.

DECEMBER MEETING

Friday December 4, 2020

Speaker: Jacob Carter (Center for Science and Democracy at the Union of Concerned Scientists) witll speak on Issues of policial interference and scientific integrity.

JANUARY MEETING

TBD

MARCH MEETING

March 5, 2021 Cristina Zavaleta PhD (University of Southern California) will speak on molecular imaging.

APRIL MEETING

April 9,2021 Bryan Howell (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administartion) will talk on NOAA and storm spotting.

MAY MEETING: INITIATION

May 7, 2021 Eugenia Villa-Cuesta, Associate Professor in the Department of Biology at Adelphi University will share with us how improv techniques enhance teaching in her talk entitled "Funny how that works: a biology professor explains how improv training rescued her in the classroom"