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Nerd Nite Seattle: Citizens in Science

Nerd Nite Seattle - Featuring WPSR Member Dr. Mark Vossler 

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 - 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ the High Dive (513 N 36th St, Ste G, Seattle, WA 98103) 

Just in time for the Presidential Inauguration, this month's speakers will discuss how citizens can become more involved with STEM research and advocacy. We'll explore topics ranging from citizen science projects to public health perspectives on environmental problems 


Michal Galdzicki, PhD - SoundBio

SoundBio is a community of amateur and professional science enthusiasts dedicated to promoting science education, providing access to biotechnology, and fostering self-learning in order to inspire the next generation of scientists.

Michal Galdzicki is a biohacker. During the day he is a boring computational scientist working at Arzeda, a biotechnology company that designs cell factories for the production of chemicals. At night he hearkens back to the lab bench to teach biotechnology and genotype salmon at SoundBio in Seattle, WA. He received a PhD in Biomedical and Health Informatics at the University of Washington in 2012. As part of his dissertation research he co-founded the Synthetic Biology Open Language (SBOL) an information exchange standard for biological engineering. 

Mark Vossler, MD - Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility

Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) has been workign for more than 50 years to create a healthy, just and peaceful world for both the present and future generations. PSR advocates for climate change solutions from a medical and public health perspective. 

Mark Vossler is a cardiologist who has presented strategies for advocating for climate protective policies and behaviors on behalf of Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility (WPSR), of which he has been a member for 28 years. 

Tickets Available Here

High Dive Seattle

Tuesday, January 17th

Doors open at 6:30PM, talks start at 7:30 PM

$5 / 21+ 

Bring your own food or order Red Star Taco Bar through the bar 

Accessibility: There are no stairs to the venue's entryways or bathrooms. Tables are standing level, but there is open seating at the front of the stage. 

Earlier Event: November 18
Command and Control - Free Screening