Virtual Classroom: Stem Cells go to Space!


May 4, 2020
3:15 - 4:00 pm


Virtual Webinar via Zoom

How does going to space affect our bodies and our cells? Watch this 45-minute webinar with NYSCF scientists Dr. Valentina Fossati & Dr. Davide Marotta and Space Tango’s Commercial Innovation Officer Jana Stoudemire to hear about their unique experiment to create brain cells in a lab and launch them on a rocket to outer space.

Recommended for students grades 4-8.

Dr. Valentina Fossati (center) and Jana Stoudemire (far right) with the CubeLab holding the NYSCF cells that launched to the International Space Station.
Dr. Davide Marotta at NASA headquarters

We are grateful to the Stavros Niarchos Foundation for their support of our education and outreach programs.