2020 Conference Info

We are excited to announce that this year’s conference will take place VIRTUALLY on Friday, October 2, 2020 focusing on the theme:

STEM Teaching and Learning in a Climate of Uncertainty and Unrest

We are looking forward to continuing to support the connections, learning, and growth this conference provides to our northeast science education community despite the current pandemic. Please feel free to share the following information with colleagues, graduate students, and teachers. We look forward to seeing you online in the fall!

Proposals for paper presentations, roundtable discussions and posters DUE August 16.

Deadline for conference registration and payment is Sept. 15. Click here to register now!

(Faculty/School or Organization Administration$30, Grad students and In-service Teachers – $15. Costs cover keynote honorarium and grad student travel awards to the international conference. Thank you for your support!)


Dr. Ana Fernandez-Sesma

Professor of Microbiology at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Her group studies the modulation of innate immunity by viruses of human health interests, such as dengue (DENV), influenza (IAV), and others using primary human systems, such as dendritic cells, macrophages and tonsils. She currently participates in several multi-investigator projects that use OMICS technologies to study immune responses to viral infections.  She is also very committed to graduate education and mentoring. She has co-authored over 75 publications and is on the editorial board of several journals. She has participated in several study sections for the NIH, CDC and DoD and is currently a member of the NIH/NIAID/DMID Council.