The human microbiome, large communities of bacteria and other microbes, affects our health significantly. What do we know about this amazing microscopic world that's living within us?
Also, how does a scientist engage with the broader public to share real scientific faces in a world beset by "fake news"?
There will be bio-themed trivia and prices to be won!
Always wanted to know why you don't look like your siblings? Come and share with us some food and drinks at the freewheel Brewing Company for a scientific evening. You will also learn how a wild crowd in a bar can illustrate complex neurodegenerative diseases.
We are concluding our week long taste of science festival with grand finale event. We will have an afternoon full of demonstrations on interaction of biomolecules, dark matter and dark energy, and living fluid mechanisms. And then, a lesson on vaccines!
PianoFight hosts Ashley Libby to discuss gene editing, and Georgia Panagiotakos to discuss the brain and neuron development.
Join Taste of Science at PianoFight for a night focused on space! Marcia Fiamengo a NASA Ambassador and Virgin Galactic Future Astronaut will speak about the importance of space exploration. Miguel Ramahlo-Santos, an associate professor at UCSF, will explain what he has learned from stem cells to open the possibility of suspended animation. Following the talks, we will have Science Trivia at the bar hosted by the Stanford Complexity club!