Science on Tap

Designed to appeal to all audiences, “Science on Tap” aims to connect the Ithaca community with scientists in an authentic seminar settingCome engage with physical, natural and social scientists on topics surrounding the latest and greatest research going on in your community and how it relates to you. Free to the public!

When: 7 PM, typically 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)

For more information or accessibility requests please contact SoT program coordinators, Michelle Kelley or Nancy Ruiz.

This Month’s Talk – CANCELLED

​Dr. Needhi Bhalla
Professor of Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology
University of California Santa Cruz

March 12, 7:30 pm @ Casita Del Polaris, 1201 North Tioga St, Ithaca

Unfortunately due to two confirmed cases of coronavirus in Santa Cruz, our guest speaker will not be traveling to Ithaca and March’s Science on Tap is cancelled.

March’s Science on Tap:
“Counting Chromosomes”
Having the right amount of DNA in cells is important to prevent cancer, birth defects, miscarriages and infertility. Dr. Bhalla will talk about how cells make sure that they maintain the right amount of DNA when they divide.


Upcoming Events:

January 29, 2020: Dr. Madeleine Udell, Assistant Professor of Operations Research and Information Engineering

February 26, 2020: Dr. Cedric Feschotte, Professor of Genetics

March 12, 2020: Dr. Needhi Bhalla, Professor of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology at University of California Santa Cruz – “Reproductive Health”

April 29, 2020: TBA

Are you a faculty member interested in giving a talk?

Past Events

For more information or accessibility requests please contact a SoT program coordinator, Michelle Kelley or Nancy Ruiz.

Sponsored by: Northstar HouseWHCU Radio
Funded by: Engaged Opportunity Grant

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