PAS 2016 PROGRAM Booklet  PAS Abstract Book 2016

The abstract will be published in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the PAS as printed in the PAS 2016 Abstract Book. Please contact Program co-Chair Dr. Tammy Tintjer ( if there are any typographical errors in your abstract found in the Abstract Booklet by May 1, 2016.

Schedule 92nd Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science

Friday, April 1

Time Event Location
4:00-6:00 PM PAS Board Meeting Levin Dinning Hall Conference Room
6:00-7:00 PM PAS Board Dinner Levin Dining Hall Faculty Dining Room
6:30-7:30 PM Meeting Check-In Krauskopf Library
7:00–9:00 PM Reception Krauskopf Library, Shapiro Wing

Saturday, April 2

2:30–4:15 PMOral Presentations   TBA

Time Event Location
7:30–10:30 AM Meeting Check-In Life Science Building (LSB)
8:45–9:10 AM Introduction and Welcome Life Science Auditorium
9:15-10:15 AM Oral Presentations
  I Animal and Plant Pathogens LSB 102
  II Invasive species and Plant Biology LSB 104
10:00-11:00 AM Coffee Break LSB Atrium
10:00–12:00 PM Poster Session I: Cancer biology, Cell signaling, Genomics, and Chemistry (Poster set-up 9:00-10:00 AM) LSB Atrium Mezzanine
10:30-12:00 PM Oral Presentations
  III Immunity and Neuroscience LSB 102
  IV Aquatic Ecology LSB 200-201
11:45–1:15 PM Lunch Food trucks outside of LSB
12:00-1:00 PM PAS Business Meeting (Open to all members/Bring your lunch) LSB 200-201
1:00–2:30 PM Oral Presentations  
  V Human impacts on habitats; Chemistry LSB 200-201
  VI Genes, Genetics, and Evolution LSB 104
1:00–3:00 PM Poster Session II: Neuroscience, Immunity, and Microbiology (Poster set-up 12:00-1:00 PM)     LSB Atrium Mezzanine
3:00-3:00 PM Coffee Break LSB Atrium
  VII Ecology and Behavior of Terrestrial and Avian animals LSB 200-201
6:00-9:00 PM Dinner and Keynote Address: Diane White Husic

From Superfund to Superhabitat: How Science, Citizen Involvement, and Lessons from Nature can Restore a Landscape

Student Center Auditorium

Sunday, April 3

Time Event Location
7:30–8:30 AM Meeting Check-In Life Science Building (LSB)
8:00-9:00 AM PAS Board Meeting LSB 205
9:00-9:30 AM Coffee Break LSB Atrium
9:45–11:30 AM Oral Presentations
VIII Microbes, Antimicrobials, and Bacteriophages LSB 102
IX Cancer Biology LSB 200-201
9:45-11:45 AM Poster Session III:Terrestrial and aquatic ecology, Invasive species and Conservation (Poster set-up 8:00-9:30 AM)                      LSB Atrium Mezzanine
11:45–12:30 PM Lunch Levin Dining Hall
12:30-1:00 PM Awards Ceremony Life Science Auditorium