Science Saturday
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Science Saturday at Rock U!
Registration opens: 10:00 a.m.
Activities: 10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Saturday, May 7, 2016
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Event Information


Saturday, May 7, 2016
Registration opens at 10:00 a.m.
Activities 10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.


The Rockefeller University
1230 York Avenue at 66th Street
New York, NY


Registration is now closed as we have reached capacity for this event. If you are interested in being added to the waitlist, please email your name and the names of your guests to Carly Lynch at We will notify you the week of May 2nd if we are able to accomodate your request.

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The Rockefeller University gratefully acknowledges the following Science Saturday supporters:

Lead Underwriter 

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The Dracopoulos Family
Science and Society Initiative

The Steinman Family Foundation

Join us for a fun-filled day of hands-on science, discovery, and exploration at The Rockefeller University’s third annual Science Saturday festival! Enjoy a wide variety of fascinating talks, demonstrations, and hands-on activities designed to engage and inspire children and their families. You’ll be able to explore the world of marine snails, meet distinguished scientists, and build your own wind tunnel machine. Rockefeller investigators will be on hand throughout the day to guide and educate participants at more than 25 learning stations.

Highlights of Science Saturday



Marc Tessier-Lavigne, Ph.D.
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


Daniella Lipper Coules
Talbott Simonds

Steering Committee

Rebecca Anikstein
John Bernstein
Charles W. Caulkins
Karen de Saint Phalle
Blair Pillsbury Enders
Wendy Ettinger
Kathy Heinzelman
Tania Neild, Ph.D.
Ilona Nemeth
Marean Pompidou
Courtney Smith Rae
Kimberly Kravis Schulhof
Roxy Zajac

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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