2019 AAAS Family Science Days Stage Schedule

Saturday, February 16   Sunday, February 17
 What bear hair can tell us about how black bears live among human development
Michael Evans
Conservation Data Scientist
Defenders of Wildlife
11:30am Time, Einstein, and the coolest stuff in the universe
Presented by:
Bill Phillips
Nobel laureate in Physics
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Monsters and microbes: The infectious nature of vampires, zombies, and werewolves
Joanna Verran
Emeritus Professor of Microbiology
Manchester Metropolitan University
Applying science to help people who are blind
Jason Grieves
Senior Program Manager
12:30pm La Moni, Yola, and Dr. Ramírez: Who I am, how I got here, and why I do it!
Mónica Ramírez-Andreotta
Assistant professor
University of Arizona  
What was the real “paleodiet”?
Briana Pobiner
Research Scientist & Museum Educator
Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History  
1:00pm Seeing the light: How a glowing squid helps us understand symbiosis
Sarah McAnulty
Ph.D. Candidate
University of Connecticut  
Turning your interests and passion into a career in STEAMM
Sanna Gaspard
2:00pm The real life of an engineer: Solving puzzles
Karen J.L. Burg
Dr. Mom/Professor & Harbor Lights Chair in Biomedical Research
College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia  
Follow your dreams, trust your heart
Florence Lu
Senior Solution Architect
IBM Research  
2:30pm Exploring the invisible world: How DC families are using science to act on climate change
Presented by: Mobile Climate Science Labs  
Students communicating latest climate science research
Presented by: Lowell School, Washington DC
3:00pm Was that an earthquake?
Wendy Bohon
Geologist & Science Communication Specialist
Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology
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