Café Website: https://research.sanfordhealth.org/academic-programs
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/SanfordPROMISE
Lead Institution: Sanford PROMISE K-12 Science Exploration at Sanford Research, Sioux Falls, South Dakota
The Sanford PROMISE Teen Science Café’s mission is to expose teens in southeastern South Dakota to the latest and greatest innovations in science and technology. Organized by high school students, our group is for students in the Sioux Falls area who share an interest in science. Each café gathering includes new scientific topics and hands-on activities along with free snacks and beverages. Contact us at SanfordOutreach@sanfordhealth.org or 605.312.6031 for information or to join us at our next café!
Teen Science Café will resume in October of 2020 in a virtual format.. Look for more information soon!
Topic/Theme: SAb biotherapeutics- How can cows help humans? A look into antibodies and immune science.
Speaker: Wyatt Bordewyk and Josh Loebs
Activities: Wyatt and Josh will lead participants through the purification process of cow serum into purified immunoglobulins.
Topic/Theme: Type 1 Diabetes
Speaker: Dr. Fred Lovrien and Justin Lovrien
Topic: Life Saving Technology: Science and stories of ECMO
Speaker: Dr. Lesta Whalen
Date first café held: Pilot 4/25/2018: Celebrate DNA Day! Speaker: Dr. Jose Gonzalez, SDSU Plant Genetics & Genomics
Teen Science Café adult coordinator: Louisa Otto- Senior research education programs specialist with Sanford PROMISE.