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.
December 2, 2015
Geneticist, Jack Gilbert will present on the most recent discoveries and provide a guidebook to understand the microbiome and the role diet and lifestyle play in shaping this health resource.
January 6, 2016
Join Estefanía Rodríguez, associate curator in the Museum’s Division of Invertebrate Zoology, for an exciting underwater journey to meet sea anemones.
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.
October 7, 2015
Join Curator Nancy Simmons and postdoctoral fellow Abigail Curtis for an exciting journey inside the world (and bodies!) of bats.
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.