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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!

Next Science Café

June 20, 2017
Mark Hamann, Ph.D.
Charles and Carol Cooper SmartState Endowed Chair
Professor of Drug Discovery, Biomedical Sciences and
Public Health
Upcoming 2017 Series
Jul 18      Zihai Li, M.D., Ph.D.
Aug 23    Raymond N. DuBois, M.D., Ph.D.
Sep 19    Robert Adams, M.D.
Oct 17     Satish Nadiq, M.D.
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.

2017 Series

May 23, 2017
Michael G. Schmidt, Ph.D.
Professor and Vice Chairman of Microbiology and Immunology
April 18, 2017
Alan Diehl, Ph.D.
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
March 29, 2017
Matthew Carpenter, Ph.D.
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Addiction Sciences Division
February 21, 2017
Dr. Peter Kalivas, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Neuroscience
Susan King, M.S.W.
Social Worker, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Constance Guille, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Director, Women's Reproductive Behavioral Health Clinic
January 24, 2017


2016 Series

Researcher harnesses power of nanotechnology
Ann-Marie Broome, Ph.D.
Director, HCC Small Animal Imaging Center
Associate Professor, Pharmacology
October, 18, 2016
Julie Kanter, M.D.
Director, Sickle Cell Disease Research
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
September 20, 2016
Ron Acierno, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Research
Professor, MUSC’s College of Nursing
August 18, 2016
Stephen Ethier, Ph.D.
Professor in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Director of MUSC's Center for Genomic Medicine
June 22, 2016
Stephen A. Duncan, D.Phil.
Professor and Chair of the Department of Regenerative Medicine and Cell Biology
SmartState Chair in Regenerative Medicine
April 27, 2016
Nancy DeMore, M.D.
Professor of Surgery
BMW Endowed Chair in Cancer Research
March 22, 2016
Carol Feghali-Bostwick, Ph.D.
Professor in the Division of Rheumatology & Immunology
SmartState Kitty Trask Holt Endowed Chair in Scleroderma Research
February 24, 2016
Joseph A. Helpern, Ph.D.
Professor of Radiology & Vice Chair of Radiology Research
SmartState Endowed Chair in Brain Imaging
January 12, 2016
Kenneth Tew, Ph.D.
Professor and Chairman, John C. West Chair of Cancer Research
Program Leader - Developmental Cancer Therapeutics Program, Hollings Cancer Center
September 22, 2015