Sunday, September 24, 2017

Fall 2017 Cafes announced -- our Ninth season!

Hi everyone, we are thrilled to announce that we will be returning this year for the ninth year (and counting!) of the Rochester Science Cafe. As always, we will be hosting cafes on the fourth Tuesday of the month, September -- November and January -- May. All talks will be at 7pm, at the Pittsford Plaza Barnes and Noble, 3349 Monroe Ave., upstairs in the Community Room. Everyone in the community is welcome, and the talks will be free to everyone, even including refreshments.

 Without further ado, Our Fall 2017 schedule is as follows:

  •  Sept. 26:   “Prospects for a Universal Flu Vaccine”
    Dr. John Treanor, M.D.
    Professor, Departments of Medicine and Microbiology and Immunology
    University of Rochester Medical Center 

  •  October 24: “Scientific Challenges to Darwin’s Theory of Evolution”
    Dr. John Jaenike, Ph.D.
    Professor, Department of Biology
    University of Rochester 

  •  November 28: “Life after smartphones: the evolution of the human-information interface”
    Dr. Mark Bocko, Ph.D.
    Professor & Chair, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Director – Center for Emerging and Innovative Sciences
    University of Rochester 

  • January 23, 2018: “Dark Matter and Dark Energy: Where is 95% of the Universe?”
    Dr. Frank L.H. Wolfs, Ph.D.
    Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy
    University of Rochester

Spring 2018 Cafes will be announced later in the season. We look forward to seeing everyone there!