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11:00 am

***POSTPONED*** Be a Scientist: Explore DNA & CRISPR!

October 27, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Innovative Genomics Institute, 2151 Berkeley Way
Berkeley, CA 94708 United States

Come meet scientists at the Innovative Genomics Institute (IGI), a leading DNA editing research center! This all-ages, outdoor event offers a variety of hands-on activities, including building DNA models, virtual reality, lab coat dress-up, games, temporary tattoos, and more. Lab tours (for visitors 9 years and older) run every 20 minutes but have limited capacity and require in-person sign-up, long pants, and closed-toe shoes. IGI researchers will show you what it’s like to be a scientist and how CRISPR will change the world!

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1:00 pm


October 27, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Don Fisher Clubhouse, 380 Fulton St.
San Francsisco, CA 94102 United States

Explore the wonder of mathematics, art, performance and magic! Spend the afternoon exploring puzzles and games, and engaging with mathematics through magic tricks, movement and visual art. You will be amazed at the beauty of mathematics and how it shows up everywhere in our lives.

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2:00 pm

Cultured Meat

October 27, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
San Francisco Public Library, Latino/Hispanic Community Room, 100 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States

In 1931, Winston Churchill declared: “We shall escape the absurdity of growing a whole chicken in order to eat the breast or wing, by growing these parts separately.” Can meat really be grown in the laboratory? How do such cultured tissues taste, and how much do they cost? Alongside enormous animal welfare issues, does “in vitro” meat have health implications for humans AND for the planet at large? Hear from Dr. Nicholas Legendre, Director of Biological Research, New Age Meats, about these topics and more. Organized by Wonderfest.

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5:00 pm

“ANYA” Film Screening + Discussion Panel

October 27, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Noisebridge, 2169 Mission Street
San Francisco, California 94110 United States
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"ANYA" is a contemporary sci-fi love story about newlyweds whose seemingly simple decision to have a baby catapults them to the center of an explosive genetics mystery with far-reaching consequences for their child and the future of humanity. We will be debuting the indie film, followed by an interactive discussion with a diverse selection of […]

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