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.
SciCafé is proudly sponsored by Judy and Josh Weston.
June 5, 2013
Musician and surgeon Charles Limb, of the Peabody Conservatory of Music and Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, used functional MRI to measure activity in the brains of musicians as they play music, finding deep implications for our understanding of creativity of all kinds.
May 1, 2013
Join Barb Stuckey, professional food-flavor developer and author of TASTE: Surprising Stories and Science to Get More Out of Every Bite, for a discussion on the science and meaning behind taste.
April 3, 2013
Molecular biologist Bonnie Bassler researches a process called quorum sensing, in which bacteria communicate with one another to coordinate their behavior, and even to mount attacks on higher organisms, including humans.
March 6, 2013
Enjoy cocktails, cutting-edge science, and conversation at this popular after-hours series. Associate Curator Susan Perkins will discuss her research on the use of genomics to better understand diseases such as malaria, and how her work fits into a larger shift toward new scientific methods and technologies
February 6, 2013
Enjoy cocktails, cutting-edge science, and conversation at this popular after-hours series. Astrophysicist Mordecai-Mark Mac Low, lead curator of the Hayden Space Show, Journey to the Stars, will use visualizations of supercomputer simulations and observations to share some of the latest advances and insights.
January 2, 2013
Enjoy cocktails, cutting-edge science, and conversation at this popular after-hours series.