january, 2019

26jan1:00 pm4:00 pmMeet A Scientist - Jan. 26, 20191:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Meet A Scientist


Event Details

Discover current research from leading local organizations and the scientists themselves at Meet a Scientist. Meet a Scientist features local scientists who share their work with you through hands-on activities and conversation. For all ages.

Saturday, January 26, 2019 – 1-4 p.m.

In Tinker Tank:

Abbie Ganas
University of Washington, Department of Chemistry and Department of Materials Science and Engineering
“Diamond Making 101”
Do you ever wonder how diamonds are made? Explore diamond making and help us make different kinds of diamonds!

Tyler Nicholas
University of Washington, Predictive Toxicology Center
“Where is Nano?”
Nanoparticles come in all shapes and sizes–come learn about them, and how their use in consumer products affects the environment.

Courtnie Paschall
University of Washington, Department of Bioengineering
“All the Feelz: Your Brain”
How you can tell if something is soft or hard, rough or smooth? How does your brain know what your fingers are touching without even looking? Come explore your brain with me at Meet-A-Scientist and discover how your brain has all the feelz…

Gabi Reggiano
University of Washington, Department of Biochemistry
“Fun with Function”
Have fun learning about the relationship between structure and function by discussing existing tools and building new ones.

Dr. Raabya Rossenkhan
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
“Vaccine Fun with Teddy!”
Guests will be giving teddy a vaccine and will learn how vaccines work to help your body’s defense system. There are magnets in his tummy this coupled with the polarity of the magnets attached to the viruses will cause them to either repel or attach to teddy.


(Saturday) 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Tinker Tank at Pacific Science Center

200 Second Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98109