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August 9, 2018 | Flying Slippers Blog
Humans of the Science Center: Tracy Brala, VP Ecosystem Development
On Twitter she’s known as the Main Line Marketer. Around the Science Center halls, she’s known as the Vice President of Ecosystem Development. Tracy Brala joined the team in June and brings with her an extensive background in marketing, branding, product and business development. In her new role, Tracy will lead the expansion of Quorum and the implementation of Venture Café programming. Get to know our newest VP below.
Kids engage in molecular gastronomy summer science program
A five-week summer science program at the University City Science Center wrapped up Wednesday with a taste test.
E.M. Stanton Elementary School seventh-grader Jayla Pugh stood behind bowls of pink- and green-colored marshmallow dip.
Education Secretary Rivera Continues #SummerOfSTEM Tour at University City Science Center
Building on the Wolf administration’s commitment to expanding education in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), Education Secretary Pedro A. Rivera today visited Philadelphia’s University City Science Center to observe the FirstHand initiative summer program, where elementary school students learn about the science of molecular gastronomy.
Science Exchange Collaborates with AUM BioTech to Fast-Track Global Drug Discovery by Offering Self-Delivering RNA Silencing FANA ASO Technology for Genetic Research
Science Exchange, the leading marketplace for outsourced R&D™, announces a collaboration with AUM BioTech, an emerging Philadelphia-based startup, to advance genetic research and significantly cut short drug discovery and development time. Science Exchange will now offer AUM BioTech’s self-delivering, next-generation RNA silencing products and alternatives to conventional CRISPR, siRNA and shRNA approaches.
On Wednesday, we gathered the region's innovation and entrepreneurship communities at Quorum to discuss the talent pipeline. Amy Nelson, CEO of Venture for America, kicked off the conference with a keynote describing barriers to entrepreneurship – and how VFA is breaking down these barriers.