Tom Keller, Ph.D., and Jerry Pieh, Ph.D., champions of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education across Maine, will lead an MDI Science Café titled, “Who needs STEM? And How do I use this iPhone Anyway?” at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at McKays Public House in Bar Harbor.
Rafael Grossmann, M.D., a general and trauma surgeon at the Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor, will talk about the power of new technology to improve connections between medical providers and patients, especially in a rural state like Maine, at the Science Café to be held at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 5 at McKays Public House in Bar Harbor.
Jane Disney, Ph.D., and Charles Wray, Ph.D., scientists at the MDI Biological Laboratory, will address the question “Is there a sustainable future for Frenchman Bay?” at the first of the winter series of science cafés sponsored by the MDI Biological Laboratory.
Two Mt. Desert Island artists and two scientists from the MDI Biological Laboratory will talk about the similarities between art and science at the MDI Science Café at the Asticou Inn in Northeast Harbor on Monday, July 1, at 5 p.m.
Karen James, Ph.D., a scientist at the MDI Biological Laboratory who leads the “BioTrails” project linking citizen scientists with new genetic tools, will lead the first of the summer MDI Science Cafés in Northeast Harbor. “Code of the Wild: DNA Barcoding for Research and Conservation” will be held at the Asticou Inn on Monday, June 17 at 5 p.m.