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.
November 5, 2014
Physician and microbiologist Martin Blaser will discuss how changes in the human microbiome brought on by microbe-killing behaviors such as overuse of antibiotics and hand sanitizers.
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.
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.
May 7, 2014
Stanford University biologist Deborah Gordon will discuss her research on ant colonies to investigate systems that operate without central control.
April 2, 2014
Yale University comparative psychologist Laurie Santos explores the roots of human irrationality by watching the way our primate relatives make decisions.