Science of solving crime is topic of next Science Cafe

Science of solving crime is topic of next Science Cafe

Get a sneak peek into the mind of a serial killer, learn how a coroner uses science to determine cause of death, and find out how the FBI identifies and locates suspects at the next Omaha Science Café at 7 p.m. on Aug. 7 at the Slowdown, 729 N. 14th St.

A panel discussion will feature Carl Greiner, M.D., a forensic psychiatrist and professor of psychiatry at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, FBI agent Mike Maseth, and Robert Bowen, M.D., a coroner with Physicians Laboratory Services, Inc. They will present “The Science of Solving a Crime.”

Science Cafe is a free educational event sponsored by UNMC and other groups to increase the population’s science literacy. Hosted by UNMC, Bio Nebraska and the Nebraska Coalition for Lifesaving Cures, Science Cafes are held the first Tuesday of each month in Omaha and one Thursday every other month in Lincoln.

Free pizza, available for the first 50 people, will be provided by Nebraska Coalition for Lifesaving Cures. For more information about Science Cafes, go to www.unmc.edu/sciencecafe.

Through world-class research and patient care, UNMC generates breakthroughs that make life better for people throughout Nebraska and beyond. Its education programs train more health professionals than any other institution in the state. Learn more at unmc.edu


Lisa Spellman
UNMC Public Relations
(402) 559-4353