Jeanne Garbarino


 Jeanne Garbarino Rockefeller University
Director, Science Outreach Program
Contact Information
Rockefeller University
1230 York Ave, Box 53
New York, NY 10065
Tel: (212) 327-7418


Jeanne Garbarino, PhD, is the Director of the Science Outreach Program at The Rockefeller University. In this role, Jeanne connects K-12 communities with authentic biomedical research experiences in a way that is hands on, engaging, and fun. This includes an annual science festival for kids, called Science Saturday, which draws over 1,000 participants from the NYC community. In addition, Jeanne spearheads the Learning At the Bench (LAB) Initiative, providing biomedical research opportunities with multiple access points to engage the diverse population of students and teachers in the NYC area. Jeanne received her PhD in nutritional and metabolic biology from Columbia University, and expanded her training as a postdoc in the Laboratory of Biochemical Genetics and Metabolism at The Rockefeller University. Jeanne has also worked as a science communicator, having written for Scientific American, Nature, and the Huffington Post. You can find Jeanne on Twitter and Instagram as @JeanneGarb. You can follow the Science Outreach Program on social media through the #RockEdu hashtag or @Rockedu_ handle.