Like what you see? Watch the full show on Youtube


About the Scientist

Dr. Ron Shigeta is best known for his work as Chief Science Officer at Indie Bio, the world's largest seed stage biotech accelerator. Ron did his academic training at Princeton, Stanford and Harvard Medical School and is a 15 year veteran of Biotech in the Bay Area where he was a scientist for Affymetrix, a bioinformatician, biohacker (at BioCurious) and co-founder of Berkeley BioLabs. He can troubleshoot or build anything in the lab, from cells to robotics! Ron received his PhD in Chemistry from Princeton University focusing in biophysics.

About the Guest Comedians

Motor City native Karinda Dobbins was born into a politically active family of skilled storytellers and sharp wits. Her worldview was shaped by their accounts of protest, civil rights and empowerment, weighty subjects that were always leavened with humor. To date, she has appeared at the Bridgetown Comedy Festival; featured at Bay Area comedy clubs the Punch Line and Cobb’s; opened for Hari Kondabolu, Trevor Noah and toured with W. Kamau Bell. Karinda made her primetime national television debut on Coast-to-Coast Episode 1 on NickMom Night Out.

Joe Tobin is an east coast personality trapped in a west coast lifestyle. Originally from Philadelphia, he has become a regular in Bay Area comedy clubs. He has worked with Dave Chappelle, Jake Johannsen, Doug Benson, Zach Galifiankis and has been featured on the Independent Film Channel and SF Sketchfest.



Partner: California Academy of Sciences

The California Academy of Sciences is a natural history museum in San Francisco, California, that is among the largest museums of natural history in the world, housing over 26 million specimens.

Check out all of the photos on Facebook