Outreach Open Day 2 Wuerzburg

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Want to find out more about Bugs, Genetics and Sleep?
Come to our FREE, PUBLIC Outreach Day

WHEN?

18th February from 11:00 to 17:00

WHO?

Partners and students of the INsecTIME consortium, together with members of the University of Würzburg and invited speakers will entertain you by demonstrating how bugs play a pivotal role in Genetics and biomedical research, with particular focus on biological clocks.

WHERE?

Theodor-Boveri-Institute
Biocenter, Lecture Hall A 101 (talks) /104 and 106 (experiments)
University of Würzburg
Am Hubland, Theodor-Boveri-Weg

TO WHOM?

Everyone who might be interested in having fun and learning a bit about insects and genetics! There will be activities for the whole family.
Spread the word and pop in to have a look!

TALKS

11:00-11:30 Prof Charlotte Förster “Insects and clocks”
11:30-12:00 Prof Charalambos Kyriacou “Clocks in mammals and medical applications”
12:00-12:30 Sanne Roessingh “My experience as a Marie Curie PhD student”

ACTIVITIES
13:00-16:30
Dr Oliver Geissler “Leaf-cutting ants”
Prof Jürgen Tautz “The HOBOS project”
Dr Mahsberg “Night crawlers: Cockroaches, scorpions, tarantulas”
Prof Christian Wegener “Glowing Brains“
Prof Charlotte Förster “Get to know your Chronotype”
Prof Scheiner-Pietsch “Research on Honey Bees in Würzburg”

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