Designed to connect the Ithaca community with Cornell faculty, "Science on Tap" is an event aimed to appeal to all audiences where folks can learn about the latest and greatest research going on just up the hill and how it relates to real world issues. From physics, astronomy and biology to psychology and social sciences, engage with experts in a variety of fields to learn about interesting cutting edge research that's happening near you!
During each of our special “Summer Series” sessions (May-Aug) you will hear from two early-career Cornell scientists who have gone through our Science Communications Training Program and are actively involved in awesome research. So, come grab a drink, some grub, relax, get the facts and get informed!
When: 7pm, generally the last Wednesday of every month
Who: All who are curious, any age, free admission
Where: Northstar House's Casita Del Polaris (1201 North Tioga Street)
Summer Series Sponsored by: Northstar House, WHCU Radio, GPSAFC, Cornell OISE, Cornell University's Office of Postdoctoral Studies & Cornell BEST.
For more information or special requests please contact SoT program coordinator, Tisha Bohr.
7pm Wednesday, July 25th, 2018
"The Science of Light: beaming up advancements in technology and medicine!"
Mengran Wang, PhD Candidate in Biophysics
“Illuminating the brain: invention of the three-photon microscopy to study the brain”
Dr. Maxim Shcherbakov, Postdoc in Applied and Engineering Physics
“Bending light for a brighter future: manipulating photons for supercomputing”