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Science Cafés

Join us monthly during the semester for the SEBS Science Cafés. These virtual informal get togethers offer the opportunity for you to have a conversation with a scientist and other attendees about different science topics. The dates, topics and location of the Science Cafés are listed below.

Everyone is welcome to join in the dialogue! Bring your questions and your coffee and join us for an engaging conversation. Students, faculty, staff, alumni, and class groups are all invited to participate.

Schedule of Events

A field with a city skyline in the background.

Restoring Nature in the Concrete Jungle

Myla Aronson, PhD
Department of Ecology, Evolution and Natural Resources
February 15, 11:30 a.m.
Online
Register for Restoring Nature in the Concrete Jungle

SEBS student interns selling produce at a farm stand.

Engaging Students with Ethnic Crops and Sustainable Agriculture

Albert Ayeni, PhD
Department of Plant Biology
March 22, 11:30 a.m.
Online
Register for Engaging Students with Ethnic Crops and Sustainable Agriculture

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Modern Tools for Modern Problems: Applying Omics to Coral Reef Conservation

Debashish Bhattacharya, PhD
Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology
April 12, 11:30 a.m.
Online
Register for Modern Tools for Modern Problems: Applying Omics to Coral Reef Conservation

Videos of Previous Events

Hot days in a melting West Antarctic Peninsula

Dr. Oscar Schofield
September 22, 11:30 a.m.

Understanding and managing the risk of COVID-19

Dr. Donald Schaffner
October 13, 11:30 a.m.

Native or non-native plants: Novel or nostalgia?

Dr. Frank Gallagher
November 17, 11:30 a.m.

What Are Science Cafés?

Science Cafés are events that take place in casual settings such as pubs and coffeehouses, are open to everyone, and feature an engaging conversation with a scientist about a particular topic.

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