Drexel Hosts 52nd Joint Atlantic Seminar in the History of Biology
April 6, 2017
Drexel University's Department of History, the Center for Science, Technology and Society, and the University Libraries were pleased to host the 52nd Joint Atlantic Seminar in the History of Biology (JAS-BIO), held March 24 through March 25, 2017.
Sessions were held at Drexel's Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building, with a special reception sponsored by the Libraries held at The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University. As part of the reception, attendees had the opportunity to tour the Academy, including it's special collections.
The Joint Atlantic Seminar in the History of Biology series is held annually and offers the opportunity for graduate students in the history of the life sciences to present their work to a well-informed audience in an informal and encouraging setting. JAS-Bio has fostered a long tradition of collegiality amongst historians of biology in the northeastern United States and southeastern Canada.