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thirst. special edition: Smithsonian Genome: Unlocking Life's Code. Doors at 6pm Talks at 7pm

Thursday, July 18, 2013, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
U Street Music Hall, 1115 U St NW, Washington, DC 20009
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thirst. brings you the best of the best and the smartest peeps you should learn from.

Join us the night of July 18 for SIX of the best minds from the Smithsonian and The National Institutes of Health to learn about how the dreams of understanding the human genome turned into reality. We're featuring some of the best minds from the infinitely geeky new exhibit Genome: Unlocking Life's Code, a nerdy collabo between The Smithsonian and the National Institutes of Health.

We keep the talks short, fun, and utterly fascinating. Come nerd with us.

Speakers will present thirst-fied talks on your molecular instruction book:

Carole Baldwin, PhD - Curator of Fishes, Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History

William Pavan, PhD - Director, National Human Genome Research Institute Training Office, National Institutes of Health

Anna Savage, PhD - Postdoctoral Fellow, Smithsonian Institution’s Center for Conservation and Evolutionary Genetics

Seán Brady, PhD - Research Entomologist, Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History

Keisha Findley, PhD - Postdoctoral Fellow, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health

Mallory Warner - Project Assistant, Smithsonian's National Museum of American History

 

U Street Music Hall will be private untill 10pm, when U Street Music Hall presents Tittsworth ! All thirst. attendees will be able to stick around, and enjoy the rest of the night, free of charge, thanks to our nerdy friends at U Street Music Hall.

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