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Meet a Scientist

Virtual Event

Meet a Scientist Virtual Event Meet a Scientist Virtual Event
Meet a Scientist Virtual Event
This virtual Zoom event is intended to be conversational with time built in for questions and discussion. From astronomy to zoology, you can choose the topics most interesting to you and/or your family.

You can explore up to 6 topics of most interest to you and/or your family by choosing from various Zoom links. (Links will be available the week of the event. )

Target audiences: families with tweens and teens, adults

Presentations include:

-The circuits of sleep
-Attack incoming! How neurons brace themselves for injury
-How to measure drinking water quality and public perception
-Using stem cells for studying and treating brain diseases
-Eye understand: tools for studying baby psychology
-What are cannabinoids and why should I care? An ongoing exploration of neuropharmacology
-Cells need friends too: how do cells stick together?
-Who does carbon fixation?
-Uncovering the mystery of surface chemistry
-Microbes: good, bad, or in-between?
-Looking inside the brain: designing methods to discover the neuronal circuits underlying behaviors

Scientists are part of the University of Michigan Museum of Natural History's Science Communication Fellows program, aimed at bringing together researchers and the general public. This event is a virtual adaptation of the museum’s in-person Scientist Spotlight events.

Suggested donation $5
Meet a Scientist Virtual Event Meet a Scientist Virtual Event
Meet a Scientist Virtual Event

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December 5, 2020 (Saturday) 10:00am
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