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Past Webinars

Have you missed an AIBS webinar? All of our past webinars are archived and are available for viewing. The webinars are organized by areaof interest; choose a category from the following.


  Careers in Conservation, Environmental Biology

Click here to download a recording of this meeting. Event Cosponsors --> Panel presentation and discussion with individuals who have built successful conservation and environmental biology careers in non-profit, federal agency, and university settings. Following the panel discussion, participants will...

Event took place on Wednesday, August 31, 2016


  Addressing Biological Informatics Workforce Needs

Click here to view a recording of this meeting. If you are having any issues replaying the video in your browser, you can download the mp4 here. The biological sciences are increasingly driven by the ability to collect, identify,...

Event took place on Wednesday, July 20, 2016


  Evaluating Merit Review: Content-Based Reviewer-Manuscript Assignment and Bayesian Article Scoring

--> Science relies on experts evaluating the correctness, quality, relevance, and importance of manuscripts. Finding appropriate matches between reviewers and manuscripts is surprisingly labor intensive, leading to unintended tardiness, subjectivity, and errors. In this talk, Dr. Daniel Acuna, from...

Event took place on Thursday, May 19, 2016


  So, You Want a Job in Science Policy?

Learn about the variety of career options open to scientists making the leap from research to science policy. Hear from a panel of biologists who have successfully navigated careers in science policy ranging from working on Capitol Hill to federal...

Event took place on Thursday, April 7, 2016


  Using Gene Drives to Counter Zika

The rapid spread of the Zika virus in the Americas has prompted international concern because of its apparent link to birth defects, including microcephaly, in infants born to infected women. The virus may also be linked to cases of Guillain-Barré...

Event took place on Tuesday, March 15, 2016


  A Look at the FY 2017 R&D Budget

Learn what President Obama's final budget request to Congress could mean for federal science programs in fiscal year 2017. The webinar will delve into the specifics of proposed funding for federally supported biological and ecological research and STEM education....

Event took place on Thursday, February 25, 2016


  Evaluating Merit Review: Predictive Validity of Peer Review Scores

Speaker: Michael Lauer, Deputy Director for Extramural Research at National Institutes of Health (NIH) Click here to view a recording of this meeting. If you are having any issues replaying the video in your browser, you can download the mp4...

Event took place on Thursday, February 18, 2016


  Science Policy: A Preview of 2016

Click here to view a recording of this meeting. If you are having any issues replaying the video in your browser, you can download the mp4 here. The beginning of a new year is often considered a time for a...

Event took place on Tuesday, January 12, 2016


  Addressing Biological Informatics Workforce Needs

Registration for this event has closed. If you would like to attend the event, please contact Diane Bosnjak at dbosnjak@aibs.org. Click here to find out more about the event....

Event took place on Tuesday, December 8, 2015


  Evaluating Merit Review: Conflicts and Bias in Peer Review

Speaker: Carole Lee, University of Washington in Seattle Click here to view a recording of this meeting. If you are having any issues replaying the video in your browser, you can download the mp4 here....

Event took place on Thursday, October 15, 2015


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