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Science Distilled STL: BAT NIGHT — Natural History. Seed Dispersal. Human Disease Connections.

Monday, April 13, 2020 @ 7:00 PM-9:00 PM


A FREE, ON-LINE Socially Distant Science Happy Hour

Open to the public. All ages welcome! The fun starts 7PM, this Monday, April 13! CLICK the link above at 7PM, CST, on Monday, April 13 to join us!

Are you confused by all the talk of bats and the novel coronavirus? Or more generally, are you a bat fan? Or maybe you just wish you could still attend a science happy hour in these strange times?

Well we can help you out! We’re going on-line with our April event, so we can still have our science happy hour while hunkering down. Grab a drink and something to eat and settle in. We’ll be bringing you THREE speakers instead of the usual two, and things are going to get pretty batty!

The lineup!

Show Me Bats: A Day in the Life of Missouri Bats
Featured Speaker: Jenny Mullikin, Ph.D., student, Department of Biology, Saint Louis University

Too Much Sauce: When Spicy Fruit Defenses Repel Bat Seed Dispersers
Featured Speaker: Justin Baldwin, Ph.D., student, Department of Biology, Saint Louis University

Bats and Human Diseases: What’s the Relationship and How Does it Affect Us?
Featured Speaker: Juan Moreira-Hernandez, Ph.D., candidate, Department of Biology and Harris World Ecology Center, University of Missouri – St. Louis


Science Distilled STL and Astronomy on Tap are brought to you in partnership with The Academy of Science – St. Louis. Special thanks to program sponsor, the Whitney R. Harris World Ecology Center at the University of Missouri – St. Louis. Science Distilled STL and Astronomy on Tap are underwritten in part with support from Boeing and the Employees Community Fund of Boeing St. Louis, sponsoring the full array of Academy STEM Teens programming.


Monday, April 13, 2020
7:00 PM-9:00 PM
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St. Louis, MO United States