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Scientist in the Spotlight: Mutant Worms

Presented by Natural History Museum of Utah at Natural History Museum of Utah, Salt Lake City UT

Feb 05 2016
Scientist in the Spotlight: Mutant Worms

Join neuroscientist Pablo Maldonado to discover how a tiny, and run-of-the-mill worm can help us unlock the mysteries of the human brain. Learn the importance of model organisms in neuroscience research. Participate in a short neuroscience experiments, and use fluorescent microscopes to examine glowing, mutant worms, injected with a special protein.


$13/Adults; $11/Seniors and Young Adults 13-24; $9/Children 3-12; Free/Children 2 and Under, Museum Members and University of Utah Students, Faculty and Staff with Valid ID

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