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A Night of Birds, Beer, Malaria, and Astronomy

Urban Chestnut Grove Brewery and Bierhall 4465 Manchester Avenue, St. Louis, MO, United States

Registration not required. FREE. Open to the public. All ages welcome! Free parking Urban Chestnut east side lot, or street.

Featured Speakers and Topics:

Stellar Fossils Found in Meteorites: What Do They Tell Us About Stars?
Speaker: Nan Liu, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, Washington University in St. Louis

and

The Perilous Journey of Migratory Birds and Their Parasites
Speaker: Leticia De Souza Soares, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Saint Louis University

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Science Distilled STL: A Night of Insect Competition, Chaos Theory, and Cold Beer

Urban Chestnut Grove Brewery and Bierhall 4465 Manchester Avenue, St. Louis, MO, United States

Registration not required. FREE. Open to the public. All ages welcome! Free parking Urban Chestnut east side lot, or street.

Featured Speakers and Topics:

What on Earth is Chaos Theory?

Sonya Bahar, Ph.D., Professor of Biophysics and Director, Center for Neurodynamics, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Missouri - St Louis; 2008 Outstanding St. Louis Scientist Innovation Award recipient, The Academy of Science - St. Louis

Mated and Afraid: Sperm Competition in Insects and Other Horror Stories

Daniel Sasson, Ph.D., Post-doctoral researcher, Fowler-Finn Lab, Department of Biology, Saint Louis University

Two short talks on science, trivia in the middle, prizes at the end, and soft drinks, beer, and food available for purchase the whole time!

Free

Astronomy on Tap

Urban Chestnut Grove Brewery and Bierhall 4465 Manchester Avenue, St. Louis, MO, United States

Registration not required. FREE. Open to the public. All ages welcome! Free parking Urban Chestnut east side lot, or street.

Featured Speakers & Topics:

Dark Energy and the Runaway Universe
Speaker: Andrés A. Plazas Malagón, Ph.D., Associate Research Scholar, Department of Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University

and

What Do Gravitational Waves Tell Us About Black Holes?
Speaker: Francesc Ferrer, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Physics, Department of Physics, Washington University in St. Louis

Two short talks on science, trivia in the middle, prizes at the end, and soft drinks, beer, and food available for purchase the whole time!

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Science Distilled STL: Root Hormones and Rainforest Ecology

Urban Chestnut Grove Brewery and Bierhall 4465 Manchester Avenue, St. Louis, MO, United States

Registration not required. FREE. Open to the public. All ages welcome! Free parking Urban Chestnut east side lot, or street.

Featured Speakers and Topics:

Branching Out—Plants, Hormones, and Root Development
Speaker: Vanessica Jawahir, Ph.D. candidate, University of Missouri - St. Louis

and

Tropical Vortex: How I Got Sucked into Rainforest Ecology
Speaker: Leighton Reid, Ph.D., Assistant Scientist of Restoration Ecology, Center for Conservation and Sustainable Development, Missouri Botanical Garden

Two short talks on science, trivia in the middle, prizes at the end, and soft drinks, beer, and food available for purchase the whole time!

Free

Astronomy on Tap

Urban Chestnut Grove Brewery and Bierhall 4465 Manchester Avenue, St. Louis, MO, United States

Registration not required. FREE. Open to the public. All ages welcome! Free parking Urban Chestnut east side lot, or street.

Featured Speakers and Topics:

Molecular Soccer Balls from Outer Space
Speaker: Thomas F. George, Ph.D., Chancellor, University of Missouri - St. Louis; Trustee, The Academy of Science - St. Louis

and

New Views of the Moon: 50 Years Since Apollo
Speaker: Ryan Clegg-Watkins, Ph.D., Research Scientist, Planetary Science Institute

Two short talks on science, trivia in the middle, prizes at the end, and soft drinks, beer, and food available for purchase the whole time!

Free

Science Distilled STL: From Birth Hormones to Brain Cancer

Urban Chestnut Grove Brewery and Bierhall 4465 Manchester Avenue, St. Louis, MO, United States

Registration not required. FREE. Open to the public. All ages welcome! Free parking Urban Chestnut east side lot, or street.

Featured Speakers and Topics:

Oxytocin - A Labor of Love?
Speaker: Sarah K. England, PhD, Alan A. and Edith L. Wolff Professor of Medicine, and Vice Chair, Research, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine

and

Brain Cancer: From Origins to Therapy
Speaker: Albert H. Kim, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery, Genetics, Neurology, and Developmental Biology; Surgical Director, Pituitary Center; Co-Leader, Neuro-Oncology Research Focus Group, Siteman Cancer Center; Co-Leader, Neurorestorative Therapy Group, Hope Center, Department of Neurological Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine

Two short talks on science, trivia in the middle, prizes at the end, and soft drinks, beer, and food available for purchase the whole time!

presented in collaboration with

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Evenings on Genetics and Genomics Series of The Academy of Science - St. Louis, Washington University in St. Louis Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences, the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center, Siteman Cancer Center, and the Children's Discovery Institute of St. Louis Children's Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine.

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Science Distilled STL: Climate Connections—From Bones to Origami

Urban Chestnut Grove Brewery and Bierhall 4465 Manchester Avenue, St. Louis, MO, United States

Registration not required. FREE. Open to the public. All ages welcome! Free parking Urban Chestnut east side lot, or street.

Featured Speakers and Topics:

Waste Not: Using Ancient Leftovers to Elucidate Past Climates and Environments

Speaker: Rachel E. B. Reid, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Researcher, Laboratory for the Analysis of Early Food Webs, Department of Anthropology, Washington University in St. Louis

and

Following the Paper Trail: Unfolding the Ecology of Origami

Speaker: James Lucas, Ph.D. candidate, Evolution, Ecology and Population Biology, Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences, Washington University in St. Louis; graduate student affiliate, Applied Plant Ecology & Conservation Lab, Center for Conservation and Sustainable Development, Missouri Botanical Garden

Two short talks on science, trivia in the middle, prizes at the end, and soft drinks, beer, and food available for purchase the whole time!

Free

Astronomy on Tap

Urban Chestnut Grove Brewery and Bierhall 4465 Manchester Avenue, St. Louis, MO, United States

Registration not required. FREE. Open to the public. All ages welcome! Free parking Urban Chestnut east side lot, or street.

Featured Topics and Speakers:

New Perspectives on the Origin of the Moon
Speaker: Kun Wang, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Washington University in St. Louis

Creating an Eclipse to Study Alien Planets
Speaker: Jason Rhodes, Ph.D., NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) Science Division

Measuring the Dark Universe
Speaker: Elisabeth Krause, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Astronomy and Physics, Department of Astronomy; Assistant Astronomer, Steward Observatory, University of Arizona

American Sign Language interpretation provided at this program.

Three short talks on science, trivia in the middle, prizes at the end, and soft drinks, beer, and food available for purchase the whole time!

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