Included in General Admission | Current science gets up close and personal at Meet a Scientist. This program, held on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month, features local scientists who share their research and knowledge with you through hands-on activities and conversation. Meet a Scientist exclusively features professionals who are OMSI Science Communication Fellows.
January 14 Topics
Meet your molecule! Learn how chemists study the small with Susan.
Speak with Uchenna as you try to discover how cells decide if they will become a heart, or another part of the body.
Can your dam redirect water to the right spot? Are you better than a beaver? Join Caroline to find out.
Explore additive and subtractive color, how the eyes see color, and color recipes.
Discover how we remove dangerous compounds from water with Mary
Talk to Daniel from the Vaccine and Gene Therapy Institute at OHSU to learn how vaccines are made and how they help protect us.
Learn how animals communicate with Elena, a scientist from Washington State University in Vancouver.
January 28 Topics
Bug out with James as you help him complete the beetle family tree.
Join Ethan to learn about the amazing properties of carbon nanotubes.
Food scientist Seth shares the secrets of jams and jellies
Explode stars and watch the results create new stars and planets with Davide!
Explore the best way to harness the energy of the ocean with Caity!