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Petri Dish: Your Brain on Science

Your brain on science: The promise of new neurotechnologies

Wednesday, March 7 | 6-8:30 P.M.

From viral gene-delivery to deep brain stimulation, neurotechnologies promise to change the landscape for people with brain conditions, to treat addiction and more. Join us for a conversation about the future of these new approaches. The panelists include Daniel Schmidt, an assistant professor in the University's Department of Genetics, Cell Biology, and Development; David Darrow, U of M neurosurgery resident and MnDRIVE Neuromodulation Fellow; and Mark Thomas, an associate professor in the University's Department of Neuroscience and interim director of the University of Minnesota Center for Addiction Neuroscience.

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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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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 by the Bell Museum of Natural History and the Office for the Vice President of Research.

January, 2018