Teen Programs

Teen SciCafe

April 5, 2017

Students listening to lecture by Scientist

Do you want to learn about what research scientists are doing out in the field? Join us for interactive discussions with scientists from across the country to learn about their research and how it relates to the world we live in!



A rooftop garden on Chicago's City Hall.

City of Chicago-Department of Environment/Mark Farina








Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - Stress and Human Evolution

Wednesday, 4/5/17
*Free event & refreshments*
Speaker: Zaneta Thayer - Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Dartmouth University

How do trauma, poverty, and racial discrimination influence our health? What about our evolutionary history causes our bodies to respond in this way? Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Dartmouth University Zaneta Thayer explores the biological mechanisms through which early life stress influences biology and health later on.

Date: Wednesday, April 5th
Time: 4:30-6pm - Doors open at 4pm
Location: The American Museum of Natural History (AMNH)
Entry: TBD - Will be included in your reminder email prior to the event
*Free admission & refreshments*

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The SciCafe Series is proudly sponsored by Judy and Josh Weston.

This SciCafe is presented in collaboration with The Leakey Foundation.