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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

Katherine Freeman 

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

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  • Clemson Schedule

    February 14
    Parasite Love: Bad Romance and Toxic Relationships—three vignettes about parasites 
    Kimberly Paul, Department of Genetics & Biochemistry, Eukaryotic Pathogen Innovation Center, Clemson University

    March 14
    What shape is a fish?  Revealing how evolution shapes biodiversity by merging traditional museum work with modern data science approaches.
    Samantha Price, Department of Biological Sciences, Clemson University

    April 11
    Untapped biodiversity - recent insect discoveries in southern Appalachia
    Michael Caterino, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Clemson University

    May 9
    Are Human Pathogens Always Harmful for Us?  How to “tame” human pathogens to benefit healthcare.
    Zhicheng Dou, Department of Biological Sciences, Clemson University

    June 13 
    To pool or not to pool  An overview of pool testing methodologies ranging from the counterfeit coin problem to modern infectious disease screening.
    Chris McMahan, School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, Clemson University

    June 11
    Hydrogen for Energy; Fuel-Cell-Powered Cars and some Related Clemson Research
    This talk will discuss the use of hydrogen for electric vehicles, and some related research from Clemson on materials for hydrogen energy technology.
    Steve Creager, Department of Chemistry, Clemson University

  • Greenville Schedule

    February 26
    Engineering biology of butterflies and moths: from art of drinking when you are tiny to lessons of fast wound healing
    Kostya Kornev, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Clemson University

    March 26
    Anatomy of an Operating Room
    David AllisonDirector of Graduate Studies in Architecture + Health and Alumni Distinguished Professor of Architecture, Clemson University

    April 30
    Self-Healing Materials - Can Real, Daily Used Materials Recover from 'Injuries' in Real Time? 
    Marek W. Urban, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Clemson University

    May 28
    Double-Dipping and Other Disgusting Habits
    Paul Dawson, Food, Nutrition, and Packaging Sciences, Clemson University

    June 25