Join C2ST and Dr. Jeanette Bartley for our monthly Science and Sandwiches Program! On the first Friday of every month, we will be sitting down with an expert during the lunch hour to chat about life, about science, careers, a day on the job, and whatever else you’re interested in learning about them–within reason, anyway.
Nearly one-year into the COVID-19 Pandemic, hope is on the horizon in the form of the COVID vaccines. Dr. Michael Lin, an infectious disease physician and Hospital Epidemiologist with Rush University Medical Center, is going to discuss the importance of the COVID vaccines, how vaccines work, and answer lingering questions you may have about the vaccines and the pandemic. Continue reading “COVID Vaccines: Fact vs. Fiction”
On International Whiskey Day, join C2ST and KOVAL Distillery for a special tasting event led by Dr. Robert Birnecker, KOVAL’s Master Distiller. What better way to celebrate this very important holiday than by tasting three delicious whiskeys from the expert who crafted them? Continue reading “The Art & Science of Distilling with Dr. Robert Birnecker”
Dr. Livia Tomova (University of Cambridge) will share the research on the effects of acute social isolation on the brain. Ornella Razetto, Social Services Manager for Community Health in Chicagoland, will discuss the impact of social isolation and loneliness on mental health and offer strategies for coping with the blues.
In launching the new series Mental Help series, C2ST is pleased to partner LIVE with research experts and practitioners to offer support to specific communities such as the elderly, families, and professionals. In the first program, we discuss bias, collective trauma and offer strategies for managing stress during COVID-19 and beyond.
Dr. Charles Macal shares how his work has helped predict the spread of COVID, and how modeling is an important tool for stopping future pandemics. COVID-19 has been dominating our lives and the news for more than a year now. Behind those news stories were scientists from a wide variety of fields working together to understand the virus, how it spread, and how best to beat it. Continue reading “Modeling Chicago for the COVID-19 Pandemic”