February 10, 2022
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

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Join C2ST and the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology (IGB) for Anticancer Discovery from Pets to People (ACPP), a limited series detailing the latest in cutting-edge research conducted at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign (Illinois). Learn how the analysis of cancers in pet dogs and cats can help identify promising new anticancer drugs for humans. Dr. Timothy Fan, a veterinary oncologist, and cancer researcher, will walk us through the work being done at the Comparative Oncology Research Laboratory on a subject that has far-reaching implications for the human and animal worlds.

The first program will answer the question, What is Comparative Oncology? 

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February 1, 2022
5:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Facebook Live and C2ST YouTube TV

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After two years into the COVID-19 Pandemic we have more questions than ever.

Join C2ST LIVE as we present Dr. Susan Bleasdale M.D., Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Medical Director of Infection Prevention and Control at the University of Illinois to answer YOUR questions about COVID, variants, and vaccines. 

If you have ANY questions about COVID and the pandemic, we encourage you to join us for this program. Our goal is to provide reliable information from experts who you can trust. 

Interested in seeking out more information about COVID and the best health precautions? Here are some additional resources:

December 1, 2021
6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Marz Community Brewing Company
3630 S Iron St, Chicago, IL 60609, USA

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A night of food science focused on driving diversity in the discipline, while imbibing on unique Marz craft brews and nomming on delicious eats in support of C2ST.

Join us for Science, Brews, Arcades, and Food!

Come check out one of Chicago’s most well-known breweries and mingle with other STEM enthusiasts and professionals! In between beers, snacks and networking hear from Brittany Towers Lewis, Sr. Manager for product development at Vital Proteins, who has been making food science approachable and fun through her Instagram and Tik Tok accounts (@theblackfoodscientist). Brittany will also give a couple of demos as she brings her food science influencer videos to life.

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November 16, 2021
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Facebook Live and C2ST YouTube TV

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In the fifth lecture presented by C2ST and Argonne National Laboratory, Dr. David Czaplewski will share the history of nanotechnology and delve into his research in creating mechanical, optical, and physical systems at the nanoscale.

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November 4, 2021
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Hughes Auditorium + Streaming live on Facebook Live and C2ST YouTube TV
303 East Superior Street, Chicago, IL, USA

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The live-stream portion of the program will run from 6 – 7 pm. YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LGh0JkrVrPM

This just in! You will be provided a parking pass if you park in the E Huron St. Parking Garage at Northwestern.

*Lite dinner provided! Join us in person for sandwiches and salad during the pre-program or post-program networking opportunities!*

Science is a human endeavor. As a result, science is not free from bias. This is why it is important to create culturally and socially relevant environments in STEM. To do this, we must design inclusive spaces for learning and professional work. The traditionally straight, white, and masculine narrative of STEM needs to be rewritten!  Read more…

October 26, 2021
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Facebook Live and C2ST YouTube TV

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What do the early universe and many of our kitchens have in common?  Read more…