Secret Science Club presents Out-of-This-World Geneticist Chris Mason
Tuesday · May 15, 2018
Doors: 7:30 pm / Show: 8:00 pmThe Bell House
This event is 21 and over
Before & After
--Sample our cocktail of the night, the Mars 2020
--Groove to interplanetary tunes
--Stick around for the scintillating Q&A
This edition of the Secret Science Club meets Tuesday, May 15, 8 pm @ the Bell House, 149 7th St. in Gowanus, Brooklyn (between 2nd and 3rd avenues). Subway: F or G to 4th Ave; R to 9th Street.
Doors open at 7:30 pm. Please bring ID: 21+. No cover. Just bring your smart self!https://www.thebellhouseny.com/event/1672563/
Shrouded in mystery . . .
Chock-full of brainiacs . . .
The Secret Science Club features:
• mind-bending lectures
• volatile experiments
• chemical libations
• star-gazing sounds
What happens to the human body when an astronaut blasts into orbit? Chris Mason wanted to know down to the molecular level. So he studied a pair of twins—one earthbound and one bound for space. In 2015, astronaut Scott Kelly spent 11 months on the International Space Station, while his identical brother Mark Kelly hung out on Earth. As part of the NASA Twins Study, Dr. Mason led the research comparing the twins’ “omics” (gene expression, transcriptome, metagenome, and more)—before and after the long spaceflight.
At the next Secret Science Club, Chris Mason discusses the results of the NASA Twins Study, as well as how future research and technologies will be used to monitor, protect, and potentially repair astronauts’ cells and bodies during, and after, long space missions—to the ISS, Mars, and beyond.
Meeting every month @ the Bell House, 149 7th Street in Brooklyn. p: 718.643.6510
The Bell House
149 7th Street
Brooklyn, New York, 11215