august, 2019

13aug1:00 pm4:00 pmMeet A Scientist - August 13, 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.

Cost: Free for members / Included with admission

Recommended Ages: All ages

Members receive program and event discounts and free admission. Become a PacSci Member

Tuesday, August 13, 2019, 1-4 p.m.

In the Ackerley Family Exhibit Gallery:

Dr. Atom Lesiak
University of Washington, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
“Talk to a Brain Cell”
Have fun learning the language of the brain. Interact with a model brain cell to learn how brain cells communicate and change. See how brain cell activity and shape are affected by disease.

Christine Kang
University of Washington, Department of Chemical Engineering
“Making Materials from Proteins”
Learn about proteins and how they can be used to build new materials!

Dr. Kristine Deibler
University of Washington, Department of Biochemistry
“Where Do New Medicines Come From?”
Finding new medicines is a long process. Understand the process through shapes and puzzles.

Ray Sanchez
University of Washington, Department of Biology
“How Do Our Bodies Know It’s Bedtime?”
Deep inside our brains, there’s a clock that times when we wake up and when we fall asleep. Come play a game to explore how different activities we do throughout the day influence how well our clock keeps time, and how this affects our sleep!

Time

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

Location

Ackerley Family Exhibit Gallery at Pacific Science Center

200 Second Ave. North, Seattle, WA 98109

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