ASU Biodesign Institute mixes food and discussion with ‘A Sip of Science’
Jan. 31, 2018
Arizona State University’s Biodesign Institute introduces “A Sip of Science,” an event where individuals meet at local restaurants to engage in casual conversation about the world’s most interesting and current science news.
“When I think back to my career in science, some of the best ideas and some of the most interesting conversations had been over meals or having a nice drink together,” Executive Director at the ASU Biodesign Institute Josh LaBaer says. “We thought wouldn’t it be great if we could sort of bring together food and drinks with conversation about interesting scientific topics that are going on right here.”
The discussions cover a broad range of topics. The next event on Feb. 8 will be with the “Penguin Whisperer” and he will talk about how viruses play a role in ecosystems. Next month will have a discussion on what has been discovered regarding brain-related illnesses.
The events cost $15 and will include light appetizers. Happy hour drinks will be available. Proceeds will be used for community science projects. For more information, visit biodesign.asu.edu/sip-of-science.