Meet A Scientist: May

MAY 11 & 25 | 1PM-4PM

Included in General Admission | Current science gets up close and personal at Meet a Scientist. This program, held on the fourth Saturday 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.


May 11 Topics

  • Speak with Uchenna as you try to discover how cells decide if they will become a heart, or another part of the body.
  • Join Brian and explore how clams develop ways of protecting themselves.  
  • Explore water samples and underwater food webs with Chrissy.
  • How do we know where volcanic ash is going to land? Come learn how wind pushes objects, both large and small with Graham!

May 25 Topics

  • Meet our newest cohort of Science Communication Fellows!