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

When

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

Where

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

For More Information

sciencesaturday@rockefeller.edu
212-327-8965

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The Rockefeller University gratefully acknowledges the following Science Saturday supporters:

Lead Underwriter 
QUADRIVIUM

Luminary
Alexandria logo

Benefactor
The Dracopoulos Family
Science and Society Initiative

Patron
Celgene
The Steinman Family Foundation

What to Expect

Highlights of Science Saturday

RRockefeller alumna and Hunter College Professor Mandë Holford spoke about “The Journey from Marine Snails to Medicine”
Rockefeller alumna and Hunter College Professor Mandë Holford spoke about “The Journey from Marine Snails to Medicine”
Rockefeller President Marc Tessier-Lavigne, Director of Science Outreach Jeanne Garbarino, and Rockefeller Professor Shai Shaham
Rockefeller President Marc Tessier-Lavigne, Director of Science Outreach Jeanne Garbarino, and Rockefeller Professor Shai Shaham
Experimenting with different objects in wind tubes
Experimenting with different objects in wind tubes
Looking down on the wind tubes learning station
Looking down on the wind tubes learning station
Examining the electrical properties of fish
Examining the electrical properties of fish
Making a “brain hat”
Making a “brain hat”
Investigating the synchronization of metronomes
Investigating the synchronization of metronomes
Creating non-Newtonian glitter slime
Creating non-Newtonian glitter slime
Rockefeller Professor Vanessa Ruta
Rockefeller Professor Vanessa Ruta
Understanding chemical bonding through tie-dye
Understanding chemical bonding through tie-dye
Touring the Evelyn Gruss Lipper Cryo-Electron Microscopy Resource Center
Touring the Evelyn Gruss Lipper Cryo-Electron Microscopy Resource Center
Interacting with an augmented reality sandbox
Interacting with an augmented reality sandbox
Inspecting model organisms
Inspecting model organisms
Discovering fluorescent zebra fish
Discovering fluorescent zebra fish
Examining a squid dissection
Examining a squid dissection
Learning about 3D printing at the Precision Fabrication Facility
Learning about 3D printing at the Precision Fabrication Facility
Discovering how to guess like a scientist
Discovering how to guess like a scientist
Focusing on lab safety
Focusing on lab safety
Tracing microscopic images of cells
Tracing microscopic images of cells
Taking part in a sheep brain dissection
Taking part in a sheep brain dissection
Touring the Bio-imaging Resource Center
Touring the Bio-imaging Resource Center
Learning about molecular structures
Learning about molecular structures
Experimenting with visual effect goggles
Experimenting with visual effect goggles
Exploring the tools and technology used in scientific research
Exploring the tools and technology used in scientific research
Discovering new ways to examine microscopic samples
Discovering new ways to examine microscopic samples
Experimenting with plant science
Experimenting with plant science
Building neurons with candy
Building neurons with candy
Science Saturday volunteers
Science Saturday volunteers
Rockefeller alumna and Hunter College Professor Mandë Holford presented a lecture entitled, “The Journey from Marine Snails to Medicine”
Rockefeller President Marc Tessier-Lavigne, Director of Science Outreach Jeanne Garbarino, and Rockefeller Professor Shai Shaham
Experimenting with different objects in wind tubes
Experimenting with different objects in wind tubes
Examining the electrical properties of fish
Making a “brain hat”
Investigating the synchronization of metronomes
Making non-Newtonian glitter slime
Rockefeller Professor Vanessa Ruta
Learning about chemical bonding through tie-dye
Touring the Cryo-Electron Microscopy Resource Center
Interacting with an augmented reality sandbox
Looking through a microscope
Discovering fluorescent zebra fish
Examining a squid dissection
Learning about 3D printing at the Precision Fabrication Facility
Science Saturday 2016
Donning and doffing to learn about laboratory safety
Tracing microscopic images of cells
Taking part in a sheep brain dissection
Touring the Bio-imaging Resource Center
Learning about molecular structures
Experimenting with visual effect goggles
Exploring the tools and technology used in scientific research
Exploring the tools and technology used in scientific research
Experimenting with plant science
Building neurons with candy
Science Saturday volunteers

On Saturday, May 7, 2016, the Parents & Science initiative and Science Outreach Program co-hosted the third annual Science Saturday. This event was a fun-filled day of fascinating talks, scientific demonstrations, and interactive experiments designed to engage and inspire children, their families, and teachers in the wonders of science. Nearly 1,000 parents, children, and teachers attended this event.

Richard Lifton, M.D., 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

Chairs

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
Loli Echavarria Roosevelt
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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