On occasion the Washington Academy of Sciences hosts scientific symposia or lectures on special topics of current interest to the public. The following links provide records of these special events.
2006 – NANOTECHNOLOGY FORUM
The Academy’s Nanotechnology Forum on January 17, 2006 was chaired by James Ellenbogen (Senior Principal Scientist, Nanosystems Group, MITRE Corporation). The symposium provided up-to-date information on this rapidly developing field.
2009 – LECTURE BY DR. MICHAEL COBLE at the National Science Foundation
Dr. Coble, then Director of the Research Section, Armed Forces DNA Identification Laboratory presented a lecture on forensic investigations of the last Russian Tsar’s family.
2012 – PEDIATRIC CANCER SYMPOSIUM
The Washington Academy of Sciences (WAS) and American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) sponsored a symposium at the AAAS headquarters auditorium on October 19, 2012. Four panelists attended; the moderator was Dr. David Poplack, Director of Texas Children’s Cancer Center.