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Petri Dish: Tiny Lake Toxins

Wednesday | April 11, 2018 , 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

A tiny take on toxins: Engineering enzymes to clean up the environment

Researchers are harnessing the considerable power of tiny organisms to do a range of tasks from disarming pesticides to clearing out excess nutrients. We’ll explore what’s possible. The panelists include Mikael Elias, an assistant professor in the University’s Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Biophysics and its Biotechnology Institute, Paige Novak, a professor in the University’s Department of Civil Engineering, and Todd DeJournett, senior engineer at Geosyntec Consultants.

Location: Camp Bar, downtown St. Paul​​. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Program starts at 7 p.m. Music and trivia precede the program. Beverages available for purchase.

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Purchase tickets online at z.umn.edu/petridish or at the door the day of the event.  Pay what you can, $ minimum.

The Petri Dish explores how biology affects our lives and what it means for our future. No Powerpoints. Just music, trivia and lots of lively, curiosity-driven conversations on timely topics with University of Minnesota experts. The event is co-sponsored with the College of Biological Sciences.

Details

Date:
Wednesday | April 11, 2018
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

College of Biological Sciences
Phone:
612-624-2244
Email:
cbsdo@umn.edu
Website:
https://cbs.umn.edu

Venue

Camp Bar
90 N Robert Street
St Paul, MN 55101
Phone:
800-838-3006
Website:
https://www.camp-bar.net

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