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.
October 7, 2015
Join Curator Nancy Simmons and postdoctoral fellow Abigail Curtis for an exciting journey inside the world (and bodies!) of bats.
November 4, 2015
Join Bridget Nugent, a researcher from the University of Pennsylvania, to learn about how sex differences in the embryonic brain are created by hormones and influenced by epigenetics as the brain develops and matures.
June 3, 2015
Join geneticist Tuuli Lappalainen from the New York Genome Center to understand how genetic variants shape how our genes are expressed, and how her lab is seeking to uncover the “rules” of human variation.
May 6, 2015
Mandë Holford, a Research Associate at the Museum and Assistant Professor of Chemical Biology at Hunter College, will discuss her research into relatively unknown predatory marine snails.
April 1, 2015
Join Museum Curator Brian Richmond and Jeremy DeSilva from Boston University in exploring the great advantages of walking on two legs.
March 4, 2015
Join Museum scientists as they tell their tales of their recent expedition into the highlands of Papua New Guinea.
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.