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:
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)
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 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