Ben Dubin-Thaler

Science and Public Leadership Fellow 2010

Founder and Director, Cell Motion Laboratories, Inc

Ben Dubin-Thaler is creating a new paradigm in science education with his fully equipped mobile science lab, the BioBus. Run by the non-profit Cell Motion Laboratories, the BioBus travels across the country to provide students in underserved communities with meaningful, hands-on lessons in a range of subjects including biology, ecology, chemistry and materials science. BioBus has been featured on the Colbert Report and in Scientific American, and is supported by Olympus, Nikon, Edmund Scientific, New York University, Science House Foundation and others. By making science fun and accessible, Ben’s innovative approach to science education is narrowing the resource gap and sparking interest in thousands of students to explore science.