2020 - Ziad Ganim at Science on Saturdays

Join us on April 4th to hear Prof. Ziad Ganim talk about “Hold it, Stretch it, See it: How to interact with the nanoscopic world.” (CANCELED due to COVID-19)

Science Saturdays is an award-winning lecture series designed for families that brings the excitement of research and the passion of scientists to the community. Each event involves a lecture by a Yale professor and hands-on science demonstrations run by Yale College students. This weekend will feature an inflatable planetarium! Bring the whole family! Refreshments will be served. Free parking is available at the Sachem-Prospect Garage on Prospect Street. Entrance to the garage is in the Yale Ingalls Ice Rink lot. For more event information go to: www.yale.edu/scienceoutreach

Time: Demonstrations by Synapse of Yale Scientific Magazine from 10am - 11am; Talk from 11am - noon. 

Location: Sterling Chemistry Laboratory, 225 Prospect Street

Directions & Parking: Sterling Chemistry Lab is the building on the left of the driveway at 225 Prospect. Proceed into the main entrance and up the main staircase. Parking will be available on the street along Prospect, at the Yale Whale Ice Rink, and in Lot 16 at the corner of Whitney & Humphrey.

Dr. Ziad Ganim picture.

About Dr. Ziad Ganim:

Positions Held

07/01/14 – current Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Yale University

12/02/12 – 06/30/14 Senior Postdoctoral Researcher, Biophysics, Technical University of Munich (Advisor: Matthias Rief)

08/21/10 – 12/01/12 Alexander von Humboldt Postdoctoral Fellow, Biophysics, Technical University of Munich (Advisor: Matthias Rief)


05/21/10 Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Advisor: Andrei Tokmakoff)

05/24/03 B.S. (High Honors) in Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley

Honors and Awards

08/21/10 – 12/01/12 Alexander von Humboldt Postdoctoral Fellowship

08/04/08 – 08/03/09 Poitras Predoctoral Fellowship

05/15/08 – 08/03/08 Daniel S. Kemp Fellowship

03/05/07 Lester Wolfe Fellowship

05/27/06 Vivian A. and E. Emerson Morse Travel Grant

06/01/04 MIT Chemistry Outstanding Teaching Assistant

05/25/03 University of California Departmental Citation in Chemistry

More info about Dr. Ganim can be found here: https://ganim.yale.edu/people/ziad-ganim-0