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Curiosity on Stage - This week: Biotown, Ottawa's community biology lab

CSTM
Canada Science and Technology Museum
Jul 28, 2018
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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When
Times
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Fee
Included with admission
Language
English only
Language Comments
Presentation mostly in English with a bilingual Q+A.

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math? Curiosity on Stage is a series of short, interactive presentations that brings you face-to-face with researchers and innovators. Each week, a featured speaker delivers an engaging presentation followed by an interactive Q-and-A session. Curiosity on Stage invites you to learn directly from people working in the science and technology-related fields. Find out what they do and why it matters – and leave inspired by their stories of curiosity, overcoming obstacles, and innovation.

While everyone is welcome on the Demo Stage, this program is recommended for ages 10+.

This week: Biotown, Ottawa's community biology lab

Carl Farah
President and co-founder of Biotown

Carl Farah President and co-founder of Biotown

Carl is President and co-founder of Biotown. He has a M. Sc. in neuroscience from the University of Ottawa. He believes in democratizing science by providing a platform to study and play with biology. His interests include neuroscience, synthetic biology and citizen science projects.

This short presentation will introduce you to the world of community biology and tell you how Biotown, Ottawa's very own community laboratory, hopes to change how water testing is done at public beaches around Ottawa.

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Coming Up:

August 4, 2018 – Enactus, Poly- Turning Plastic into Possibility

August 11, 2018 - University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine - Medical Curiosity

August 18, 2018 – Conor Jones

September 8, 2018 - University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine - Medical Curiosity