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Science Cafe – Branford Connecticut

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"Science cafes are live events that involve a face-to-face conversation with a scientist about current science topics. They are open to everyone, and take place in casual settings like pubs and coffeehouses." - NOVA ScienceNOW
Wikipedia describes a science cafe as a grassroots public initiative to demystify science, and a forum to engage the community in science.

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As of July 2014, the IRS has recognized Tilde Cafe as a 501(c)(3) organization. Gifts are deductible to the full extent allowed under IRS regulations.

Our Next Cafe Discussion

Lawrence Rizzolo, PhD, FARVO

Professor of Surgery
Yale University School of Medicine

Date:September 24, 2016
Time: 3 p.m.
Venue: Willoughby Wallace Memorial Library
146 Thimble Island Road
Branford, CT

Stem Cells and Eye Disease: Treatment of Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Contact Deepti Pradhan for more information

What people are saying about Tilde Cafe

  • What a wonderful resource you are providing to the global community - I don't live in CT but have been following your website and activities for the last year. Please keep up this effort.
  • This most recent presentation (3/20/2010) is the second lecture I've attended. I will say that the Branford library seems like the better choice in sheer terms of size for accommodating a crowd. Both lectures were wonderful, and I look especially forward to the discussion on dark matter/energy.
  • I was very fortunate to have had the opportunity to attend the lecture at Blackstone Library given by Amanda Folsom. I am sharing what I learned there with my Wallingford Adult Education students.
    – Karen Riccitelli
  • Keep the good work going. I agree, you have created a CT treasure. And its free!!!! Thank you.
    – CT resident
  • We are fortunate to have such amazing scientists in New Haven & from Yale University!
    – Cathi Bosco