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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.


2017 Series

Satish Nadig, M.D. - Oct 17, 2017 - The Times They are a-Changin’: Embarking on the next era of transplantation
Associate Professor, Department of Surgery


Take my breath away–What happens when the lung gets injured

September 26, 2017

Lynn Schnapp, M.D.
Professor and Division Chief Pulmonary, Critical Care Allergy and Sleep Medicine

Secret Underwater Medicinal Gardens

June 20, 2017

Mark Hamann, Ph.D.
Charles and Carol Cooper SmartState Endowed Chair and Professor of Drug Discovery, Biomedical Sciences and Public Health

Our Newest Organ?

May 23, 2017

Michael G. Schmidt, Ph.D.
Professor and Vice Chairman of Microbiology and Immunology

Melanoma: Bull's-eye on a killer

April 18, 2017

Alan Diehl, Ph.D.
Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Endowed Professor of Lipidomics and Pathobiology and Associate Director of Basic Sciences, Hollings Cancer Center

E-Cigarettes:  Clearing the Smoke

March 29, 2017

Matthew Carpenter, Ph.D.
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Addiction Sciences Division

The Power of Addiction

February 21, 2017

Dr. Peter Kalivas, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Neuroscience and
Susan King, M.S.W., Social Worker, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Pain, Pills, and Pregnancy

January 24, 2017

Constance Guille, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Director, Women's Reproductive Behavioral Health Clinic


2016 Series



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