Doors will be open at 6:30pm. We will have food, drinks and chatting with our new friends until 7:00pm, when the action begins!
Doors will be open at 6:30pm. High Cotton Brewery only serves the drinks, so be sure to plan ahead and bring some tasty eats! Enjoy a bounty of drinks (both with and without alcohol) offered by the High Cotton Brewery while chatting with new friends.
Following a brief introduction to taste of science and thanks to our sponsors, we will hear from our speakers with plenty of time between for questions and refills.
The Science of Food Inequality: A Case Study of Memphis
Dr Kimberly Kasper
Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Rhodes College
In the United States, Memphis is one of the hungriest and most obese cities while also having one of the richest culinary foodscapes. This talk will explore the origins of food inequality in the region and highlight the archaeological science behind its study.
Chemistry of Cooking
Dr Anthony Trimboli
Associate Professor of Chemistry, Christian Brothers University
Professional interests: Chemistry of Cooking, Wine & Spirits, and Molecular spectroscopy. Area of research includes forensic applications of spectroscopic methods of analysis utilizing chemometrics.
Personal interests: Cooking, Wine & Spirits. Assistant Head Coach, Christian Brothers High School ice hockey team (2011-present).