Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Orchard View Room | Discovery Building | 330 North Orchard Street, Madison, WI 53715
Join us for a lively evening of science topics for entertainment writers. Six scientists will be your science speed-dates as we explore science topics for the stage, screen, page and more! Take your muse to the lab – meet scientists over refreshments and conversation.
Dr. Avtar Roopra | Department of Neuroscience, School of Medicine and public Health
Data science approaches to curing neurological disorders
Dr. Caroline Alexander | McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research
Reacting to the world: how thermogenesis changes your life
Dr. John Yin | Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, College of Engineering
Predicting the future: from the weather to your health
Dr. Kevin Ponto | Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, School of Human Ecology
Simulating the experience of real-world environments
Dr. Laura Hernandez | Department of Dairy Science
Serotonin isn’t just a brain/mood regulator
Dr. Susan Paskewitz | Department of Entomology
How the “TickApp” will help control of tick-borne diseases
After party with Wednesday Nite @ the Lab: SOIL – A PRECIOUS RESOURCE UNDER THREAT with Dr. Jo Handelsman, Director of the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a Vilas Research Professor, and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor.
Please share the invite widely – this event is free and open to the public!