May 30, 2019
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Northwestern Medicine Prentice Women's Hospital
Northwestern Medicine Prentice Women's Hospital, East Superior Street, Chicago, IL, USA

Save the date for this highly anticipated program with the renowned Lurie Prize Winner, Dr. Zhijian ‘James’ Chen!

A recent breakthrough in our war against cancer is the development of therapies that harness our body’s immune system to seek out and destroy tumor cells. While such immunotherapies have significantly prolonged the life of some patients who had previously exhausted all treatment options, the majority of cancer patients still do not benefit from existing immunotherapies. Thus, there is an urgent need to devise new therapies that can benefit a larger population of cancer patients. Read more…

May 16, 2019
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Emporium Wicker Park
Emporium Wicker Park, North Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, IL, USA

Renown Northwestern University molecular bioscientist Neil Kelleher, who stands 5’0” tall in his socks, and his good friend Luke Mircovic, 6’11”, a former power forward for the 2012 Northwestern Wildcats, will explore how proteins determine everything about us— from our height to our susceptibility to disease.  Read more…

May 9, 2019
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Ping Tom Memorial Park, Leonard M. Louie Fieldhouse
1700 South Wentworth Avenue, Chicago, IL, USA

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There is growing research evidence that what you eat can affect your mental health, including your mood and cognition. The evidence supporting nutrition’s role in brain health will be discussed in our next Science in the Parks program. Read more…

May 2, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Uptake
600 West Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL, USA

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On Thursday, May 2 the Chicago Council on Science and Technology will hold our largest fundraising event of 2019: Science in the City. The evening supports C2ST’s mission and full spectrum of programming. Your support is critical to our mission. Read more…

April 24, 2019
2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Hermann Hall, Illinois Institute of Technology, 3201 S State St, Chicago, IL 60616
Hermann Hall, South Federal Street, Chicago, IL, USA

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National Academy of Engineering Symposium at Illinois Tech:

Smart Cities for a Sustainable Globalization

The goal of establishing a smart city is to improve the quality of life and promote global sustainability by using urban and distributed technologies that can improve the efficiency of services and meet individual resident’s critical needs. Read more…

April 17, 2019
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The Morton Arboretum, Ginkgo Restaurant, Visitor Center

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Grab a drink and join us at The Morton Arboretum for a conversation about promising new research and current initiatives that demonstrate the incredible potential trees have to make the world a better place to live. Read more…