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Meet a Scientist
On select a select Saturday each month, Phipps features a different local scientist to share their work. Drop in to our Tropical Forest Conservatory to meet our scientists in person, see their research tools and ask about their research!

2020 Dates
Feb. 15, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Mar. 21, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Sara McClelland, Duquesne University

Apr. 18, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Michelle Valkanas, Duquesne University


2019 Dates
Jan. 19, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Dr. Linda Peteanu, Carnegie Mellon University

Feb. 16, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Daniel Perrefort, University of Pittsburgh, and Taylor Zallek, University of Pittsburgh

Mar. 16, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Narthana Jeganathar Kanmanii, Duquesne University, and Mariah Denhart, University of Pittsburgh

Apr. 20, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Dr. Welkin Pope, University of Pittsburgh, and Diana Zhang, Carnegie Mellon University

May 18, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Mondraya Howard, University of Pittsburgh

Jun. 2, 9 am - 4 p.m.
Special Event: BioBlitz - Local scientists will be present on the front lawn of Phipps throughout the day

Jun. 22, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Stephanie Laughton, Carnegie Mellon University

July 13, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Dr. Maureen Stolzer, Carnegie Mellon University, and Dr. Agustin Cruz, University of Pittsburgh

Aug. 17, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Lauren Schricker, University of Pittsburgh, and Rose Ellenberg, Carnegie Mellon University

Sep. 21, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Dr. Welkin Pope, University of Pittbsurgh

Oct. 19, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Shilpa Rao, University of Pittsburgh, and Cam LeJeunesse, Carnegie Mellon University

Nov. 16, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Dr. Linda Peteanu, Carnegie Mellon University, and Vickie Bacon, University of Pittsburgh

Dec. 14, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Lauren Schricker, University of Pittsburgh, and Botany in Action fellow Rachel Reeb, University of Pittsburgh


2018 Dates
Oct. 20, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Vickie Bacon, University of Pittsburgh

Nov. 17, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Dr. Wynn Meyer and Rachel Reeb, both University of Pittsburgh

Dec. 15, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Sara McClelland, Duquesne University, and Daniel Wilson, Carnegie Mellon University