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Hosted by Nicole Soltis, Lauren Camp, and Bobby Castagna


The Sacramento Grid finally has its own science café series! Debuting in September 2016, Sac Science Distilled was created by Sacramento scicomm leaders Bobby Castagna and Nicole Soltis, with Don Gibson and Jenna Savage. The series is supported by the Powerhouse Science Center and Science Says and promoted by CapSciComm. Learn more about the concepts behind the series here.

Sac Science Distilled is currently held at Streets Pub on the Sacramento Grid on the third Wednesday of each month. It is free to the public and is a 21+ event.

Press: Inside Sacramento – 08.30.17 | Sacramento Bee – 09.19.16 | UC Davis CBS – 02.06.18


  • September 19th: Designer Drugs with Dr. Christian Krintel, Morgan Connolly, and Pam Denish of UC Davis (Facebook Event | Poster | CapSciComm Promo)
  • August: No Event.
  • July 18th: Trivia Night! (Facebook Event | Poster | CapSciComm Promo)
  • June 13th: “Whale Tales and Shark Stories” with Dr. Matt Savoca of Hopkins Marine Station and Alex McInturf of UC Davis (Facebook Event | Poster | CapSciComm Promo)
  • May 16th: “Grape Expectations: An Expert Wine Panel” with Dr. Anita Oberholster of UC Davis, Dr. Gordon Walker of Flotek, Kevin Luther of Wise Villa Winery, Julia Navarro of Constellation Brands (Facebook Event | Poster | CapSciComm Promo)
  • April 18th: “Going with the Flow: Using Tracers to Protect California Groundwater” with Amelia Vankeuren and Dr. Justin Miller-Schulze of CSUS (Facebook Event | Poster | CapSciComm Promo)
  • March 21st: “Autism Spectrum Disorder: Risk Factors and Early Detection” with Dr. Jacqueline Barkoski and Dr. Devon Gangi of the UC Davis MIND Institute (Facebook Event | Poster | CapSciComm Promo)
  • February 21st: “Tiny Solutions to Big Problems in Human Medicine” with Sam Tucci and Sydney Wyatt of UC Davis (Facebook Event | Poster | CapSciComm Promo)
  • January 17th: Sac Science Idol! (Facebook Event | Poster | CapSciComm Promo)