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Science Exclamation Point!

  • Under St. Mark's 94 St Marks Pl New York, NY, 10009 United States (map)


With Special Guest Improv Team: ASTRONOMY CLUB!

Special guest lecturers: DANI SEDBROOK and
In this experiment, Thank You, Robot invites real gosh darn scientists to give short lectures in their fields of study. Following each talk, there will be an exploration of the presented topic…in the form of improv comedy.

Talks by:
DANI SEDBROOK teaches organic chemistry at Columbia University, a gig she took after getting her PhD in chemistry for researching new ways to make plastic materials for use in electronics. She is also a freelance science writer and blogs about science at She is one of the science curators for Science, Exclamation Point.

MARYAM ZARINGHALAM is a molecular biologist and graduate student at The Rockefeller University. In the lab, Maryam tinkers with parasites and computers to understand how small changes to our genetic building blocks can affect how we look and function. When she's not pipetting the day away, Maryam finds fun in running a series pairing scientists with artists and in pet therapy sessions with her cat called Tesla.

Lectures curated and produced by BEN LILLIE, DANIELLE SEDBROOK and CAITLIN SHURE.

Hypothesis for this show: Your brain will be filled with knowledge and then blown with improv.

Tickets: $5. (This show has a tendency to sell out so buy tickets early or get to the theater by 10:15pm to make sure you get in.)

Earlier Event: July 17
The Living Room Show
Later Event: July 22
Lloyd Night: Lisa From School