Digital Presentations Schedules
The Science Festival Team has been hard at work moving our presentations online, and we can't wait for you to join us! These pages are being updated daily so check back frequently and follow us on Facebook for the latest, most up-to-date SciFest news.
All online talks and demonstrations will be posted on Facebook at their scheduled time. You can view the full schedule of events at the links below.
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Detroit Hives, Talk TBD
3:30 - 4:15 pm
Virtual Tour of the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory
4:30 - 5:15 pm
with Dr. Zach Constan of MSU National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory (NSCL) and Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB)
If you are curious about what happens in a world-class rare isotope facility and why, there is no better way to discover than by taking a virtual tour! Tours of the research area generally include demonstrations, an introduction to the goals and methods of nuclear science, and a walk-through of vaults where nuclei are accelerated, filtered, and studied!
Exploring Alzheimer's Disease and Clinical Research
7:00 - 7:45 pm
Join Dr. David Morgan, director of the Alzheimer's Alliance at MSU in Grand Rapids, to discuss Alzheimer's disease research and what MSU is doing in regards to clinical trials to find cures for this disease.
8:00 - 8:45 pm
with Brittany Ladson, Christian Rohl, and Basma Al Masraf of MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine
Since 2017, there have been over 70,000 opiate-related deaths, namely in the 18-25-year-old group. It has been shown that implementing educational and Naloxone distribution programs can reduce the total number of opioid overdoses up to 55% within those communities.
Come learn all about opiate misuse and safety from 3rd-year medical students.
Make Your Own Book!
3:30 - 4:15 pm
with Ruth Ann Jones of MSU Libraries Special Collections
Join MSU Libraries and learn how to make two small books, each from a single sheet of paper!