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A forum where people come to learn about and discuss recent discoveries in science and technology while having fun! An expert will give an informal talk for 20-30 minutes, followed by Q&A and discussion. Attendees can get up, eat or refresh their beverages at any time. Science on Tap is FREE and open to all ages!

Plan to join us at our next gathering. See schedule of speakers below.
Clemson: On the 2nd Thursday of each month, 6:30-7:45pm
Greenville: On the last Tuesday of each month, 6:30 -7:45 p.m. 

Point Galss for Science on Tap at Clemson University, Clemson SC

Clemson: Viva Wine Bar, 168 Exchange St, Pendleton, SC 29670 (new location as of January 2018)
Greenville: Coffee Underground, 1 East Coffee St., Greenville SC 29601

Vicki Corbin, Ph.D.
Director of Education Outreach and Clemson University Life Sciences Outreach Center  864-656-1634

Read the Seneca Journal article on Science on Tap, Liquid Learning: Monthly forum serves up sips and science

Print and post a Clemson flyer or a Greenville flyer.

  • Clemson Schedule

    May 10, 6:30pm, Viva Wine Bar, Pendleton
    Evolution of Deadly Venom in Rattlesnakes
    Chris Parkinson, Department of Biological Sciences and Department of Forestry and Environmental Conservation, Clemson University

    June 14, 6:30pm, Viva Wine Bar, Pendleton
    Molecular and Structural Memory
    Hugo Sanabria, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Clemson University

    July 12, 6:30pm, Viva Wine Bar, Pendleton
    Genetic Footprints of Crop Domestication
    Amy Lawton-Rauh, Department of Genetics and Biochemistry, Clemson University

    August 9, 6:30pm, Viva Wine Bar, Pendleton
    Double-Dipping and Other Disgusting Habits
    Paul Dawson, Department of Food, Nutrition, and Packaging Sciences, Clemson University

    September 13, 6:30pm, Viva Wine Bar, Pendleton
    Hips, Horses and Helmets: Orthopaedic Research Gone Wild
    John DesJardins, Department of Bioengineering, Clemson University

  • Greenville Schedule

    April 24
    The Dig Greenville Project
    A discussion of the 1.5 mile long tunnel being built underneath downtown Greenville, which will serve as the catch basin for the majority of the county for the next 100 years.  At $46 million, it is the largest sanitation project in Upstate history.
    Graham Rich, Executive Director of Renewable Water Resources, Greenville’s wastewater treatment service district

    May 29
    Humans and Robots: Made for Each Other?
    Venkat N. Krovi, Michelin Endowed Chair Professor of Vehicle Automation
    Clemson University - International Center for Automotive Research

    July 31 
    Let Every Step Light Your Way: A Story Of Nano Energy Generators—a Discussion Of How Mechanical Energy Can Be Converted Into Electricity And Wirelessly Transmitted For Storage Into Batteries! 
    Ramakrishna Podila, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Clemson University 

    August 28
    Downtown Diversity: The Amazing Fishes Living In Your Backyard Streams
    Brandon Peoples, Department of Forestry and Environmental Conservation, Clemson University

    Sept 25   
    When Compact Stellar Objects Merge, Ripples In The Fabric Of Space-time Excite The Universe
    Dieter Hartmann, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Clemson University  

    Oct 30
    Jim Davis and Leslie Rodgers, Atlas Organics (composting)