Research Assistant, SciPlay
Talya received a B.A. in Chemistry from Skidmore College, where she conducted secondary studies in dance. Her passion for playing and experimenting, which she has indulged in dance studios and laboratories, are nurtured at NYSCI, where she is working as a Research Assistant on the SciPlay team to develop tools that leverage play to teach science. Talya’s previous research includes work at Skidmore on the synthesis of photoswitching ruthenium based complexes and at UC Davis on the potential of iron-based clusters to electrocatalytically reduce carbon dioxide. Additionally, Talya has experience in and a passion for informal science education.