Edmonton Girl Geek Dinners - Season 3 Episode 1 (WORMS IN SPACE)
Tuesday, September 11
Tuesday, September 11
We've talked pop culture, forensic science, video games, and dinosaurs. But to open Season Three of Edmonton Girl Geek Dinners, we're going to a topic you probably never expected... Worms.
But worms are cool!
, Dr. Torah Kachur, will be blowing our minds with some knowledge bombs about worms - C. elegans to be more specific. Did you know worms are important in understanding aging, how our brains work and furthering into medical techniques? These worms are even used for space research and have been on space missions! Science in SecondsOne of the talented women behind
You'll hear about all that and more on our new night - Tuesday September 11 at Lux Steakhouse!
The Deets When: September 11, 2012 (6:30pm)Where: Lux Steakhouse (10150 101 Street)How much: $27.50** per person, includes dinner and door prize ticket. Fun is free though!As always our XY chromosome counterparts are welcome to join in the festivities, however they must be a guest of an attending girl geek.**tickets are transferrable but non-refundableTickets: Tickets go on sale in two batches, so mark your calendars! First tickets go on sale Tuesday September 4 at 12:00pm, the second batch goes on sale at 10:00am on Wednesday, September 5.Deadline for sending food requests is September 9th at midnight.) after ordering your tickets. firstname.lastname@example.org us (MUST needs food allergies/celiac/vegetarianIMPORTANT: All ladies/gents with
Torah Kachur is a world-travelling, sports-playing super-geek who doubles as a University professor. In between exploring the planet and warping young scientists' minds, she completed her PhD from the University of Alberta in developmental genetics. Torah loves to ask questions about the state of science in the world and to comment on all sorts of scientific fields.Torah still manages to find time to write, produce and host videos for Science in Seconds, make molecular replicas of DNA and ride horses across Mongolia. All while perfecting the concept of geek-chic.
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