Bios

Upcoming Speakers


David Kriegler
 

David Kriegler
Instructor of Astronomy and Physics at the University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO)

What should I do to prepare for the Great American Eclipse- 2017
June 13, 7pm @ The Slowdown

David Kriegler is an instructor of Astronomy and Physics for the last 40 years.   He also runs the local planetarium and observatory at UNO’s Durham Science Building.  Presently he has developed an online Physics class, Astronomy class and Astronomy lab which is part of UNO’s online curriculum for several degrees.  Also, in conjunction with Creighton a new robotic observatory is being planned so local colleges and schools can observe with a telescope from their own schools via computer.

Previous Speakers 


Donny Suh, MD
 

Donny Suh, M.D.
Chief of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus at Children's Hospital and Medical Center

“Technological Advances in Eye Surgeries for 2017 and Beyond”
May 2, 7pm @ The Slowdown

Vincent Woolf, Ph.D.
 

Vincent Woolf, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Physics at UNO

“Silent Sky and the Cosmic Ladder”
April 11, 7pm @ The Slowdown

John D. Jackson, Ph.D.
 

John D. Jackson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine

“Bioprinting: Enabling Technology for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine”
March 14, 7pm @ The Slowdown

Soonjo Hwang, M.D.
 

Soonjo Hwang, M.D.
Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at UNMC

Winds in the head; what happens in your brain when you are in love
February 7, 7pm @ The Slowdown

Matthew Brown
 

Matthew Brown
Advanced Sommelier and manager of V. Mertz

The Science of Wine
January 10, 7pm @ The Slowdown

Matthew Rizzo, M.D.
 

Matthew Rizzo, M.D.
Francis & Edgar Reynolds Chair & Professor- Department of Neurological Sciences, UNMC

“Brains, plains and holiday deals”
December 6, 7pm @ The Slowdown

Franklin D. West, Ph.D.
 

Franklin D. West, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Regenerative MedicineUniversity of Georgia 

"Saving the Sumatran Tiger and Clouded Leopard—Developing Technology to Turn Tiger Skin Cells into Sperm."
November 15, 7pm @ The Slowdown