On the first Wednesday of every month, this popular after-hours series brings together inquisitive minds for an informal evening of cocktails and conversation about cutting-edge science topics with experts from the field.
The SciCafe series is proudly sponsored by Judy and Josh Weston.
February 4, 2015
Chris Mason, Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics and Biophysics at Weill Cornell College, is combing the New York City subway system to swab surfaces, collect specimens, and create a map of the urban microbiome and DNA in the world that surrounds us.
March 4, 2015
Join Museum scientists as they tell their tales of their recent expedition into the highlands of Papua New Guinea.
January 7, 2015
Scientist and author, Ainissa Ramirez, explores the science behind one of America’s favorite games, football.
December 3, 2014
Museum Curator Denton Ebel discusses the 2 and 3-dimensional imaging and analysis of meteorites and samples of Comet Wild 2 returned to Earth by the Stardust mission.
November 5, 2014
Join physician and microbiologist Martin Blaser for cocktails and conversation about the possible link between changes in the human microbiome and obesity, allergies, and diabetes.
October 1, 2014
Join Museum curator Jenny Newell explore how life in the Pacific islands is changing.
June 4, 2014
Join Samuel Wang, associate professor of neuroscience and molecular biology at Princeton, as he explains brain dysfunction that is developmentally “upstream” of the many problems found in autistic brains.