Food Science: Experiments with Enzymes Saturday September 16th, 3pm-4pm Enzymes are specialized molecular machines that control biological reactions in all living cells. Get to know the function of enzymes in the food we eat through hands-on experiments. This fun and informative workshop is most appropriate for ages 8-14, but curious adults are welcome as well. Read more about Successful Volunteer Event at the La Jolla Library![…]
Paint Your Research! Date: June 9th, 2017 Location: Bonner Hall 2130 Mark your calendars for an evening of science, painting, and snacks! We’ll provide the food and art supplies, you provide the ideas. This will be a great opportunity to tap into your creative side as well as learn more about BioEASI!
Super (Model) Organisms Saturday June 3rd, 3pm-4pm Why do scientist study fruit flies (Drosophilia melanogaster), roundworms (C elegans), bacteria, and other small organisms? In a hands on workshop you see how model organisms such as these can be used to elucidate scientific mysteries and even teach us about us, humans! Click HERE to register! BioEASI and the Read more about Super Model Organisms – Hands on Science Workshop[…]
How do scientists identify criminals from trace amounts of evidence?! This Saturday at the La Jolla Library learn in a hands on CSI workshop. Explore how DNA analysis, footprint analysts, chromatography and other scientific techniques are used to solve crimes. Interested? Register here. WHEN: Saturday May 20th, 3pm-5pm WHERE: La Jolla Library, 7555 Draper Ave, San Diego, Read more about BioEASI volunteers at CSI La Jolla Workshop – OPEN TO PUBLIC[…]
Presenting: the Microbes Around Us! March 4, 2017 at Petco Park The San Diego Festival of Science and Engineering is a FREE event in downtown San Diego at Petco Park. The EXPO day on March 4th will give attendees a chance to experience interactive demonstrations, hands-on activities and dynamic speakers to engage kids and families in all that Read more about BioEASI participating in San Diego Festival of Science and Engineering[…]
Microscopy – Exploring a Whole New World Saturday February 4th, 3pm-4pm BioEASI and the Wet Lab are putting on a Microscopy workshop at the La Jolla Library. Not only can you learn about the history and the use of microscopes in research, but there will be a hands-on activity where participants will be able to use microscopes Read more about Microscopy Workshop – 2/4/16 at the La Jolla Library[…]
Check out some of the beautiful art from our Paint Your Research event. Our Scientist-Artists came up with some very beautiful work!
Let’s CELL-ebrate! Date: 5pm-7pm November 3rd, 2016 Location: Pacific Hall 3500 Did you know Cell Day is November 3rd?! To CELL-ebrate, BioEASI is hosting a “Paint Your Research” Happy Hour. BioEASI is providing canvas, paint, and snacks for its members to express their research, scientific thoughts, or general love of science in a creative way! Besides Read more about Cell Day “Paint your Research” Happy Hour![…]
UCSD Biological Sciences/Salk graduate students Youtong Huang and Gina Powers put on a lecture about the human brain and tools researchers use to explore it at the La Jolla Library in collaboration with the Wet Lab. Along with the lecture there were three interactive stations moderated by BioEASI members for attendees to explore afterwards. The first Read more about Exploring the Human Brain! – La Jolla Library Lecture[…]
Science Communication Workshop #2: “Know Your Audience” May 19, 2014 LOCATION: Dolores Huerta, Old Student Center, University of California, San Diego TIME: 1-3 pm Follow up to science communication workshop #1 (Link to powerpoint presentation) Effectively communicating science to lay audiences requires a different approach – in both substance and style – than communicating with Read more about Science Communication Workshop #2: “Know Your Audience”[…]