Science on Tap: Decoding Social Effects of Microbes

Science on Tap
Monday, July 9, 2018
6:00 p.m.
National Mechanics
22 South Third Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
United States

Eat. Drink. Science! Join this monthly Philadelphia Science Café for your mind and your stomach.

The Mütter Museum of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia presents “The Art and Science of Diatoms.”

Ever wondered if microbial infections can affect social interactions? Are all microbial infections bad? Attend this talk to see how researchers are exploring the effects of microbial infection in social organisms.

About the Speaker

Rohini Singh is an evolutionary biologist at the University of Pennsylvania studying effects of microbes on social traits. She moved to the United States four years ago from India to start her PhD at Penn. In addition to her research she enjoys photography and swimming. She has also participated in and led multiple science outreach workshops for parents and middle- and high-school students.

About the Series

Science on Tap is a monthly gathering in Philadelphia that features public discussion on engaging science topics.

Located at National Mechanics, a relaxed, convivial bar in Old City, Science on Tap features a brief, informal presentation by a scientist or other expert followed by lively conversation. The goal is to promote enthusiasm for science in a fun, spirited, and accessible way, while also meeting new people. Come join the conversation!