Association for Politics and the Life Sciences 2017 Annual Conference


Apr 5, 2017 – 8:00 AM

1 East Jackson Boulevard
Chicago, IL 60604 Map

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ASSOCIATION FOR POLITICS AND THE LIFE SCIENCES34th Annual Meeting – Chicago, Illinois, USAApril 5, 2017 The 2017 Annual Meeting of the Association for Politics and the Life Sciences (APLS) will be held April 5, 2017, in Chicago, Illinois, USA.  Individual paper presentation, panel, and roundtable proposals are welcome on any topic that pertains to the following broad categories: new directions in politics and the life sciences, biobehavior, life science policies (e.g., health policy, genetically modified foods, stem cell research), neurobiology and politics, bioethics, bioterrorism, environmental policy and communication (e.g., media coverage and public opinion about climate change), genetics and politics, biotechnology, and other biopolitical topics.  Multiple types of presentations welcome including original research, updates on existing research, research designs, and replication studies.  KEYNOTE: Kevin Smith, Ph.D., on "In Your Face: Emotional Expressivity as a Predictor of Ideology" VENUE: DePaul University   TRAVEL: To be arranged individually.  REGISTRATION FEES:Professionals:  $85 (includes 1-year individual online subscription to Politics and the Life Sciences)Students: $50 (for students registered full time in a graduate program)  GRADUATE STUDENT TRAVEL GRANTS:Up to four $250 travel grants are available to graduate students. To be eligible, the student must be registered full time in a graduate program and present an empirically based paper at the conference. Please contact Gregg Murray at for more information.   CONTACT US: E-Mail: (Gregg Murray, Executive Director, APLS) Website: Facebook: Twitter:

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