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93rd Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science

PAS2017 Digital Program Booklet PAS Abstract Book 2017

Friday, March 31

Time Event Location
4:00-6:00 PM PAS Board Meeting Tomato Bar, Pittston PA
6:00-7:00 PM PAS Board Dinner Tomato Bar, Pittston PA
6:30-7:30 PM Meeting Check-In Susquehanna Brewing Co., Pittston PA
7:00–9:00 PM Reception Susquehanna Brewing Co., Pittston PA

Saturday, April 1

Time Event Location
7:30–10:30 AM Meeting Check-In 1st Floor Lobby, McGowan Hall
8:45–9:10 AM Introduction and Welcome Burke Auditorium, McGowan Hall
9:15-10:30 AM Oral Presentations
I Animals and Disease
Burke Auditorium, McGowan Hall
10:00-11:00 AM Coffee Break Postupack Room, McGowan Hall
10:00-12:00 PM Poster Session I: Terrestrial Ecology
(Poster set-up 8:00-10:00 AM)
1st & 2nd Floor Lobby, McGowan Hall
10:30-12:00 PM Oral Presentations 
II DNA metabolism and Cancer
Room 203, Mulligan Hall
10:30-12:00 PM Oral Presentations 
III Neuroscience
Room 090, Mulligan
11:45–1:15 PM Lunch Food Trucks outside of McGowan Hall
12:15–1:15 PM Student Lunch Panel “So I’m a Science Major? What next?” 3rd Floor, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Ctr.
12:15-1:00 PM PAS Business Meeting (Open to all members/Bring your lunch) Burke Auditorium, McGowan Hall
1:15-2:45 PM Oral Presentations
IV Animals and habitats
Room 203, Mulligan Hall
1:30-3:30 PM Poster Session II: Aquatic Ecology/ Microbiology
(Poster set-up 12:00-1:30 PM)
1st & 2nd Floor Lobby, McGowan Hall
2:00-3:00 PM Coffee Break Postupack Room, McGowan Hall
3:00-4:45 PM Oral Presentations 
V Studies of Animal Populations
Room 090, Mulligan
3:00-4:45 PM Oral Presentations 
VI Models of Human Disease
Room 203, Mulligan
6:00-6:45 PM Cocktails Connerton’s, Lower Level Sheehy-Farmer Campus Ctr.
7:00-9:00 PM Dinner and Keynote Address
Dr. Peter Dodson Collecting Dinosaurs on Four Continents 
3rd Floor, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Ctr.

Sunday, April 2

Time Event Location
7:30–8:30 AM Meeting Check-In 1st Floor Lobby, McGowan Hall
8:00-9:00 AM PAS Board Meeting TBA
9:00-10:00 AM Coffee Break Postupack Room, McGowan Hall
9:30-11:30 AM Oral Presentations 
VII Microbes, Antimicrobials, and Bacteriophages
Room 311, McGowan Hall
9:30-11:30 AM Oral Presentations 
VIII Human Impacts on Habitats
Burke Auditorium, McGowan Hall
9:45-11:45 AM Poster Session III: Chemistry & Physics/Genomes, Cells, and Disease (Poster set-up 8:00-9:45 AM) 1st & 2nd Floor Lobby, McGowan Hall
11:45–12:30 PM Lunch Food Trucks outside of McGowan Hall
 12:30-1:00 PM Awards Ceremony Burke Auditorium, McGowan Hall