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Yale/NIDA Neuroproteomics Center Educational Activities

Science Demonstrations 2018

Science demonstrations help to make complex scientific concepts fun and engaging for students in the New Haven community. Working with various community management teams and Yale outreach groups, Shannon Leslie and Richard Crouse teach students about everything from neurons to galaxies. Read more here about Science Demonstrations.

New Haven Science Fair 2017

The annual New Haven Science Fair took place on May 16/17, 2017 at University Commons, hosted by Yale University. Over two hundred projects from students in grade levels ranging from pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade were presented. Read more here about the New Haven Science Fair.

March for Science 2017

On April 22, 2017, in more than 600 cities around the world, a coalition of >300 organizations held >600 rallies and marches to improve science outreach and communication, advance science education and scientific literacy, strengthen the role of science in policy making, and foster a diverse and inclusive scientific community. Read more here about the New Haven March.

Many Mentors Career Fair, Wilbur Cross High School, New Haven, CT

With the goal of helping High School students make informed decisions about their future career paths, Dr. Rashaun Wilson, a postdoctoral associate in the Targeted Proteomics Core, participated in a STEM Career Fair at the Wilbur Cross High School in New Haven, CT that was sponsored by Many Mentors. A short description of this event is here.

High School Student Interns in the Bioinformatics Core Section

With the goal of providing high school students with first-hand experience in neuroscience research and to encourage innovative young researchers to embark on careers in substance abuse research, Drs. Robert Kitchen and Mark Gerstein in the Bioinformatics and Biostatistics Core mentored two high school students in their laboratory during the summer of 2015. A brief description (in their own words) of their project can be found here.