The Holford group supports bringing science out of the laboratory and into informal learning arenas such as museums, theaters, and parks.

Here's our AMNH SciCafe for a General Audience: Mollusks to Medicine SciCafe

Recruitment and retention of women in RAISE-W

RAISE-W will empower undergraduate, graduate and early career pre-tenure women in STEM fields with the skills and tools that will enable them to advance in the STEM disciplines through out their career. 

Discovering marine biology in Papua New Guinea

Our planet Reviewed at Madang Festival, Papua New Guinea by Juliette Gorson and Mande Holford.

World Science Festival – Biochemist Apprentice

The Holford Lab regularly participates in the World Science Festival with the workshop for kids (5th-8th grades) Biochemist Apprentice.

Rockefeller Science Saturday – Mollusks and Medicines

The Holford lab participated in the Rockefeller Science Saturday 2016, with the talk “The Journey from Marine Snails to Medicine” for kids (grades K-4) and the interactive hands-on demonstration “Mollusks & Medicines”.

Mentoring K-12 school students and teachers

The Holford group participates in the American Museum of Natural History’s  (AMNH) Science Research Mentoring Program (SHRMP)

Science events for the lay public

The Holford group participates in several annual activities that showcase scientific discoveries to the lay public.