131st Annual Academy Meeting

Thank you to all who made our meeting on March 26 such a huge success!
  Over 400 scientists and guests convened at the J. W. Marriott downtown in Indianapolis. We had 140 oral presentations given by Indiana senior scientists and graduate and undergraduate students, 120 poster presentations, 2 workshops, and 11 Hot Topics presentations.
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To View Photos of this year's meeting - log in, go to Member Center, Document Sharing, Drop Box, "2016 Meeting Photos"
Next year's meeting will be Saturday, March 25, 2017 - Plan now to Attend! 

We are saddened at the news that long time Academy Fellow Tom Simon, Ph.D. unexpectedly passed away July 16, 2016.  He was 57 years old.  Tom was a loyal member of the Academy, having served on the Biological Survey Committee as member beginning in 1992 and Chair in 1997, member of the Proceedings Editorial Board, and  member of the Biodiversity and Natural Areas Committee beginning in 1992.   Tom was inducted as Fellow of the Indiana Academy of Science in 2006. The Academy sends our condolences to Tom's family. Read full obituary here.

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The Indiana Academy of Science is a professional membership organization of Indiana scientists.  Founded in 1885, it is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting scientific research and diffusing scientific information; to encouraging communication and cooperation among scientists and to improving education in the sciences.