Life Sciences Research Weekend- 2013

         THANK YOU to the volunteers and organizations
                        that hosted 26 tables with
engaging, creative activities for citizen scientists of all ages!

NWABR teamed up with Pacific Science Center to co-present the 7th Annual

     2013 Life Sciences Research Weekend

             Friday, Nov. 1 -       10am t0 2pm
             Saturday, Nov. 2 - 10am to 6pm
             Sunday, NOv. 3 -     10am to 6pm
                   at Pacific Science Center

               Free with Pacific Science Center general admission





The Weekend provided an opportunity for the public to learn more about the world of life sciences research and the role it plays in our daily lives.

The event showcased the great research and talented scientists in our community and presented engaging activities for visitors of all ages! 

Over 14,880 people visited the Pacific Science Center at the 2012 Life Sciences Research Weekend and many of them came to meet the scientists and see the passion that they have for the work they do.

Teachers were invited to make Life Sciences Research Weekend a field trip for their entire class. 

Print and post the 2013 Life Sciences Research Weekend poster!

Life sciences companies and research institutions were invited to host an activity table at the 2013 Life Sciences Research Weekend. 

Thank you to the participants in the 2013 Life Sciences Research Weekend:

     Accium BioSciences
     American Chemical Society Puget Sound Section
     Amgen  (Saturday and Sunday only)
     Benaroya Research Institute
     Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering   (Friday only)
     Emergent Product Development Seattle
     Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
     Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI)
     Pacific Science Center - Science Communication Fellows
     Seattle Children's Research Institute and UW Nunn-MacCoss Labs
     Seattle Science Foundation - Kids in Medicine   (Saturday and Sunday only)
     Shoreline Community College - Amgen Bruce Wallace Program   (Friday only)
     SNBL USA
     The Hope Heart Institute
     UW Biochemistry, Computer Science and Engineering and the Center for Game Science
     UW Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering Society
     UW Chemistry - David Ginger Lab
     UW Genome Sciences
     UW Kaeberlein Laboratory   (Sunday only)
     UW Medicine
     UW Medicine South Lake Union Group (SLUGS)
     UW Molecular Engineering & Science Institute and Washington Nanofabrication Facility
     UW Neurobiology and Behavior Community Outreach
     UW School of Nursing
     WSU Horticulture Dept.
     ZymoGenetics, a Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

 

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