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Science Café

Discover the fascinating science happening all around us at the MUSC Science Café Series. Science Cafés bring the community together with MUSC scientists in a casual setting. You’ll learn about the latest research being conducted, get to know the faces behind the science, and have opportunities to ask questions and deepen your understanding. Come join the conversation!

2018 Series

The upcoming series will be held at 5:30 p.m. at Charleston Beer Works. To sign up to receive emails about upcoming Cafés, please subscribe to the list.


2018 Series

3D Bioprinting – Are we ready for the Bionic Human?

October, 16, 2018

Michael Yost, Ph.D.
Professor of Surgery, and Vice Chairman for Research, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine

Self-Managing Pain and Fatigue the innovative way: Nurses Know Best

September, 18 2018

Teresa J. Kelechi, PhD, RN, FAAN 
Professor and Clare Endowed Chair, College of Nursing

Marijuana: What’s in it for you?

August 22, 2018

Kevin M. Gray, M.D.
Professor and Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Professor of Addiction Sciences, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

The Race Against Cancer

July 24, 2018

Gustavo Leone, Ph.D.
Director, Hollings Cancer Center

Parkinson’s Disease Research – Moving in the Right Direction

June 19, 2018

Vanessa K. Hinson, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Neurology Director, MUSC Movement Disorders Program, Chief of Neurology, Ralph H Johnson VA Medical Center

Colin Mcleod, M.D.
Movement Disorders Fellow, MUSC Movement Disorders Program

The A.G.E.s of Chronic Disease

May 22, 2018

David Turner, Ph.D.
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

The key to good health is just under your nose

March 29, 2017

Sundar Balasubramanian, Ph.D.
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Addiction Sciences Division

Viruses: From conundrums to curees...

April 3, 2018

Paula Traktman, Ph.D.
Dean of Graduate Studies and Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and Microbiology and Immunology

Taking a bite out of disease through oral health

February 20, 2018

Amy Martin, Dr.P.H., MSPH
Director, Division of Population Oral Health

Science Café

MUSC Science Café invites you to learn about science and technology in a fun, comfortable environment.
January 16, 2018
Dean Kilpatrick, Ph.D.
​Distinguished University Professor, Psychiatry

Dr. Dean Kilpatrick, director of the National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center

Join us at the Science Café to hear how Dr. Dean Kilpatrick, and his team at the National Crime Victims Research & Treatment Center are rolling up their sleeves to help open a Mass Violence and Victimization Resource Center to help those in need.


2016 Series



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