The Amato Lab participates in many outreach activities in the greater Chicago community. These activities engage with the public and teach students about the gut microbiome as a way to communicate science! 

Futures Unlimited Workshop, December 2018

  • Sahana, Paula, and Ella presented a microbiome modelling activity at a STEM career event for 8th grade girls

Expanding Your Horizons Workshop, March 2017

  • Liz presented a DNA sequencing activity to middle school girls at this workshop dedicated to inspiring middle school girls to pursue a career in STEM

Project Exploration Program, March 2017

Skokie Library Public Talk, March 2016

  • Katie led a discussion about gut microbes at the Skokie Library

AT&T High Technology Day, March 2016

  • Katie was invited by AT&T and National Geographic to present her perspectives on technology, science, and finding a career path at AT&T's Annual High Technology Day

TEDx Jackson Hole, October 2014

  • Katie gave a TED talk at TEDx Jackson Hole, watch it here!