Upcoming Events

PREVIOUS EVENTS

 

2014 Spring Evening Program
The Challenges of Adolescence: Balancing Risk, Novelty and Self-Control

2014 Winter Evening Program
Sun Exposure, Genetics and Melanoma: A Worldwide Health Challenge
[Video]

2013 Fall Evening Program
Science 101 For Parents An Ounce of Prevention: Vaccines and Your Child’s Immune System
[Video]

2013 Fall Celebrating Science Benefit
Your Child’s Medical Future in the 10X Genetic Revolution

2013 Spring Evening Program
Welcome to Your Child's Brain: How the Mind Grows From Conception to College
[Video]

Inaugural Celebrating Science Benefit
Darwin, Diet, Disease and Dollars: How the Sugar in Processed Foods Has Changed Society

2012 Fall Evening Program
Illuminating Resilience: How Stress and Trauma Can Transform Us

2012 Spring Evening Program
Intelligence and How to Get It:Why Schools and Cultures Count
[Video]

2012 Winter Evening Program
Science 101 for Parents
The Biology of Sensory Perception: How Children Discover the World

[Video]

2011 Fall Evening Program
The Dynamic Childhood Brain: Preparing for a Lifetime
[Video]

2011 Spring Evening Program
Science 101 for Parents: How Epigenetics is Revolutionizing the Understanding of Heredity
[Video]

2011 Winter Evening Program
The First Big Love: Exploring the Neurobiology of Parent-Child Bonding
[Video]

2010 Fall Evening Program
Body Image, Nutrition, and Eating Disorders: Insights from Neuroscience and Psychiatry
[Video]

2010 Spring Evening Program
A Parent's Guide to Boys and Girls: How Hormones Shape the Brain and Influence Behavior
[Video]

2010 Winter Evening Program
The Biology of Substance Abuse: What Parents of Teens Need to Know
[Video]

2009 Fall Evening Program
Germs, Genes, and Immunity:
Addressing Swine Flu and Other Infections in Children

2009 Spring Evening Program
Science 101 for Parents: Or 20 Years of the Genetic Revolution in One Hour
[Video]

2009 Winter Evening Program
Intelligence: It's Not Just IQ
[Video]

2008 Fall Breakfast Program
The Autism Enigma
[Video]

2008 Spring Evening Program
It's Not Just Talk: How Children Learn and Acquire Language*
*please note: due to technical issues, footage from this program was lost and has been replaced by video from a similar talk Dr. Kuhl gave at Rockefeller in 2002. 
[Video]

2007 Fall Evening Program
Children Under Stress: Vulnerability and Resiliency in the Developing Brain
[Video]

All events are complimentary, but an RSVP is required.

To register please click here,
call (212) 327-8689,
or email harrisa@rockefeller.edu

The Rockefeller University's Parents & Science initiative hosts numerous events throughout the academic year. We welcome you to read about past events and learn about upcoming programs you might like to participate in.

Inaugural Science Saturday*

Saturday, May 3, 2014
10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

 

Join us for a fun-filled day of programs for elementary, middle, and high school students and their parents and teachers. Activities will include student-targeted lectures, a planetarium-style film touring the brain, science experiments, and teaching booths. Learn more.   

* Please note this is a ticketed event.

Marc Tessier-Lavigne, Ph.D.
President
The Rockefeller University

Parents & Science
Faculty Advisor

Bruce S. McEwen, Ph.D.
Alfred E. Mirsky Professor
Harold and Margaret Milliken Hatch
Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology

Parents & Science Leadership

Chair

Geoffrey W. Smith

Steering Committee

John Bernstein
Daniella Lipper Coules
Blair Pillsbury Enders
Wendy Ettinger
Kathy Heinzelman
Nathalie Kaplan
Courtney O'Malley
Marean Pompidou
Courtney Smith Rae
Kimberly Kravis Schulhof
Talbott Simonds

Scientific Advisory Council

Evelyn Attia, M.D.
BJ Casey, Ph.D.
Myron Hofer, M.D.
Ilene Sackler Lefcourt
Margaret McCarthy, Ph.D.
Richard Nisbett, Ph.D.
Michael Thompson, Ph.D.

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