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taste of science: Human Genome and Travel to MARS!

Checklist for Mars: how to get humans there and back again, in one piece?

What happens to the human body in space, especially, on a three-year round trip to Mars, and what are we doing to avoid it? I will give a brief overview of some of the risks of spaceflight, especially, space radiation, and the research to understand and mitigate them.

Speaker: Dr. Egle Cekanaviciute, NASA Ames

What does your genome tell you about yourself?

The talk will be about polymorphisms and genome wide associations.

Speaker: Dr. Catherine Tcheandijeu, Stanford

Wednesday, 12/19/18

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Cost:

$5

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