Field Trips

Summer school students visit The New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF) for their first field trip during the Bioethics Summer School. Summer school students discussing their visit to The New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF). Summer school students enjoy the Countdown to Zero: Defeating Disease Exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History for the second field trip of the Bioethics Summer School. Summer school students enjoy the lovely weather during their second field trip to the American Museum of Natural History. Summer school students enjoy the lovely weather outside of the American Museum of Natural History during their second field trip. Summer school students strolled through Central Park together after visiting the Countdown to Zero: Defeating Disease Exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History. Dr. Ana Lita and Dr. Bruce Gelb invited the summer school students to the United Nations for the 70th anniversary of the signing of the U.N. charter. Summer school students enjoying the 70th anniversary of the signing of the United Nations charter event. Dr. Ana Lita, Dr. Bruce Gelb, and the summer school students in the General Assembly Hall in the United Nations Headquarters for the 70th anniversary of the signing of the U.N. charter. The Rhythms of One World 2015 - International Choral Festival at the United Nations for the 70th anniversary of the signing of the U.N. charter. Dr. Bruce Gelb and the summer school students at the reception for the 70th anniversary of the signing of the United Nations charter event. Summer school students listen to New York Genome Center employees discuss their jobs and the ethics behind genomic sequencing. A lab inside the New York Genome Center Summer school students listen to New York Genome Center employees discuss their jobs and the ethics behind genomic sequencing. Summer school participants during their field trip to the New York Genome Center Summer school students during their field trip to the New York Genome Center Summer school students enjoy each others company near the One World Trade Center on a beautiful day Summer school students and Ana Lita enjoy each others company near the One World Trade Center on a beautiful day Summer school students enjoy each others company near the One World Trade Center on a beautiful day Summer school participants at the United Nations Headquarters with Colonel Tim House, Special Assistant to the Military Adviser at the Office of Military Affairs, DPKO and Lliam Findlay, Political Affairs Officer for the Office of the Secretary-General's Special Envoy on Ebola Colonel Tim House (right), Special Assistant to the Military Adviser at the Office of Military Affairs, DPKO, and Lliam Findley (left), Political Affairs Officer for the Office of the Secretary-General's Special Envoy on Ebola Colonel Tim House, Special Assistant to the Military Adviser at the Office of Military Affairs, DPKO Colonel Tim House (center), Special Assistant to the Military Adviser at the Office of Military Affairs, DPKO Colonel Tim House, Special Assistant to the Military Adviser at the Office of Military Affairs, DPKO and Lliam Findlay, Political Affairs Officer for the Office of the Secretary-General's Special Envoy on Ebola Colonel Tim House, Special Assistant to the Military Adviser at the Office of Military Affairs, DPKO; Ana Lita Ph.D.; Bruce Gelb M.D. and summer school participants Summer School participants and Bruce Gelb M.D. (center) enjoying the artwork exhibition by Siu Fai Wang, Chinese painter, calligraphy, and sculptor at the United Nations. Ana Lita Ph.D., executive director of GBI, and Bruce Gelb M.D., F.A.C.S, GBI board member, at the United Nations
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Summer school participants at the United Nations Headquarters with Colonel Tim House, Special Assistant to the Military Adviser at the Office of Military Affairs, DPKO and Lliam Findlay, Political Affairs Officer for the Office of the Secretary-General's Special Envoy on Ebola

New York Stem Cell Foundation | Fri. June 19th, 2015

American Museum of Natural History and Central Park | Fri. June 26th, 2015

70th Anniversary of the Signing of the U.N. Charter | Thu. June 25th, 2015

Dr. Ana Lita and Dr. Bruce Gelb invited participants in the summer school porgram to the Celebration of the 70th anniversary of the signing of the United Nations’ Charter, on June 26th,  at the UN headquarters in NYC.  The signing of the UN Charter took place on June 26th 1945 in San Francisco and signifies the “birth” of the United Nations. Various choral groups from all over the world performed at the event, including, the Allegretto Children’s Choir from Romania, the Singing Angels from the USA, and the UNROCKS Music Group made up of various UN Ambassadors. A lovely reception was then held for the performers, audience members, and UN Ambassadors. This event gave the summer school students insight into various cultures and also a chance to chat with UN ambassadors and people from around the world.

Genome Center and One Trade Center | Fri. July 10th, 2015

United Nations Head Quarters | Tues. July 14th, 2015

On July 14th, the GBI Summer School Program participants took a field trip to the United Nations, to meet with Colonel Tim House, the Special Assistant to the Military Adviser for the Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO), and Lliam Findlay, a Political Affairs Officer working with the Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon’s Special Envoy on Ebola. Colonel Tim House presented the United Nation’s system and its mission as well as details about the DPKO. Lliam Findlay discussed his involvement with UNMEER, the UN Mission for Emergency Ebola Response.

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