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Schedule 91st Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science

Friday, April 10

Time Event Location
4:00-6:00 PM PAS Board Meeting AACA Museum
6:00-7:00 PM PAS Board Dinner AACA Museum
6:30-7:30 PM Meeting Check-In AACA Museum
7:00–9:00 PM Reception AACA Museum

Saturday, April 11

Time Event Location
7:30–10:30 AM Meeting Check-In Lobby, Mund
8:45–9:10 AM Introduction and Welcome Leedy Theater, Mund
9:15-10:30 AM Oral Presentations
9:30-10:30 AM I Plants, Agriculture, and Biotechnology Room 203, Neidig-Garber
9:15-10:30 AM II Animal Ecology Leedy Theater, Mund
10:15–10:45 AM Coffee Break Intermezzo, Lynch
10:00–12:00 PM Poster Session I – Biology and Ecology of Bacteria, Plants, and Fungi; Animal Behavior, Ecology, and Neuroscience  (Poster set-up 8:00-10:00 AM) Syndoninos Commons, Lynch
10:45–12:15 PM Oral Presentations
III Animal Models of Human Disease Leedy Theater, Mund
12:00–1:00 PM Lunch Lehr Dining Room, Mund
12:00-1:00 PM PAS Business Meeting (Open to all members) Lehr Dining Room, Mund
1:00 PM Regal Fritillary butterfly field trip departure Lobby, Mund
1:00–2:00 PM Oral Presentations  
IV Gene Expression and Genomics Leedy Theater, Mund
2:00–2:30 PM Coffee Break Intermezzo, Lynch
2:15–4:00 PM Oral Presentations
V Animal Pathogens Leedy Theater, Mund
VI Microbial Ecology followed by Science Education  Room 203, Neidig-Garber
1:00–3:00 PM Poster Session II – Aquatic Ecology and Water Quality; Education (Poster set-up 12:00-1:00 PM) Syndoninos Commons, Lynch
6:00-9:00 PM Dinner and Keynote Address: Caught in the SNOWstorm – Scott Weidensaul Lehr Dining Room, Mund

Sunday, April 12

Time Event Location
7:30–8:30 AM Meeting Check-In Lobby, Mund
8:00-9:00 AM PAS Board Meeting Tweedy Board Room, Mund
9:30–10:00 AM Coffee Break Intermezzo, Lynch
9:45–11:00 AM Oral Presentations
VI Aquatic Ecology Leedy Theater, Mund
9:45-11:45 AM Poster Session III – Health and Disease (Poster set-up 8:00-9:30 AM) Syndoninos Commons, Lynch
11:45–12:30 PM Lunch Lehr Dining Room, Mund
12:30-1:00 PM Awards Ceremony Leedy Theater, Mund