SD – Sanford PROMISE Teen Science Cafe (Sioux Falls)

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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.  Contact us at or 605.312.6031 for information or to join us at our next café!

Past Teen Science Café Events:

“Melting the Nucleus into Glue”- Dr. Nathan Grau

“Diving into Genetic Technology”- Dr. Blake Atwood

“Embryology 101”- Gina McCain

“The Healing Power of Your Own Cells” Kyle Seabold



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.

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