Science in St. Louis Seminar Series

Science in STL: Studying Stardust in the Laboratory

By myralopez on June 21, 2016 in

Christine Floss obtained her Ph.D. in Geochemistry from Washington University’s Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences in 1991. Her current research includes identifying and experimenting on ‘stardust’  to learn how it is formed and studying trace elements in meteorites and ...

Science in STL: Photosynthesis – It’s Not Just About Plants!

By myralopez on February 24, 2016 in

Dr. Christine Kirmaier's research includes studying light harvesting in photosynthetic organisms, the primary reactions of photosynthesis, and electronic structure and photophysical properties of chlorophylls and chlorophyll-like compounds.

Science in STL: Exploring the Moon from Orbit

By myralopez on February 24, 2016 in

Dr. Ryan Clegg-Watkins uses Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera images to study the effects of rocket exhaust on lunar soil and to investigate silicic volcanic regions of the Moon.

Photo of a corn field under a bright blue sky.

Himadri Pakrasi: the Future is Bright for Food, Feed and Fuels

By Public Affairs on October 9, 2015 in Energy, Plants, Video

As part of the Science in St. Louis seminar series, I-CARES Director Himadri Pakrasi will present “Engineering Biology and Energy from the Sun: the Future is Bright for Food, Feed and Fuels.” The Pakrasi Lab studies how cyanobacteria use solar energy to drive the chemistry of life. Sc...