Academy of Science-St. Louis

Science Talk: Materials Through the Ages

By myralopez on December 10, 2018 in

Featured Speaker: Kenneth F. Kelton, Ph.D., Arthur Holly Compton Professor in Arts & and Sciences, Department of Physics, Washington University in St. Louis WashU physics professor Ken Kelton shares some of the techniques used to tailor metals and glasses for specific applications; and he dis...

(Mis)fortunes of The Genome: Good and Bad Genes for Your Heart

By myralopez on November 14, 2018 in

Featured Speaker: Nathan Stitziel, M.D. Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine and Genetics; Director of the Center for Cardiovascular Genetics, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine Washington University cardiologist and human geneticist Nathan Stitziel studies the inherited basi...

Medicines from Plants—A Nexus of Biodiversity and Technology

By myralopez on November 14, 2018 in

Featured Speaker: Toni Kutchan, Ph.D., Vice President for Research and Oliver M. Langenberg Distinguished Investigator, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center; Co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer, IntelliZyme; Fellow and 2011 Outstanding St. Louis Scientist, The Academy of Science – St. Louis P...

Science in St. Louis: How Did Life Originate on Earth?

By myralopez on August 22, 2018 in

FREE and OPEN to ALL. Middle and high school students welcome and encouraged to attend. Space is limited. Registration required. Register HERE! Featured Speaker: Paul J. Bracher, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, College of Arts & Sciences, Saint Louis University There is s...

ISP faculty fellow honored

By myralopez on January 11, 2018 in Community Engagement, Faculty & Staff, Science

Institute for School Partnership Faculty Fellow David Kirk is being honored as an outstanding science educator by the Academy of Science – St. Louis. Kirk, PhD, professor emeritus in the Department of Biology in Arts & Sciences, has been chosen to receive the 2018 Science Educator Award. It r...