Meet A Scientist: June

JUN 11 | 9:30AM-12PM & 1-4PM

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

In this month's Meet a Scientist, there will be two sessions - the first will run from 9:30am-12pm and the second will run from 1-4pm.


Morning Session 9:30am-12pm

  • Try and build the strongest shell with Annaliese
  • Help James complete the beetle family tree
  • Try out different light tools used to detect disease with Nick
  • Learn about how statistics helps inform all of science with Heather
  • Explore the amazing world of molecular motors with Allison
  • Discover how plants react to diseases with Elizabeth


Afternoon Session 1-4pm

  • Discover how we remove dangerous compounds from water with Mary
  • Citizen Science helps scientists investigate and discover. Learn more about how citizen science is used to track coyotes with Zuriel
  • Join Whit to explore geospatial technology
  • Explore dirt and its unseen history with Liz
  • Join Phil to discover the differences and similarities between dogs and their relatives