Secret Science Club presents “It’s a Jungle in There” with Microbiologist & Author Martin Blaser

Secret Science Club presents “It’s a Jungle in There” with Microbiologist & Author Martin Blaser

Tuesday · May 20, 2014

Doors: 7:30 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

Free

This event is 21 and over

Say hello to your little friends—all 100 trillion of them! Microbiologist Martin Blaser returns to the Secret Science Club to explore the human microbiome (the 1,000 or so microbial species that inhabit our noses, mouths, guts, and skin), the health benefits conferred by our inner ecosystem, the dangers of overusing antibiotics, how obesity, asthma, diabetes, and even mood swings may be linked to changes in our microbiota, and—yes!—fecal transplants. A world-renowned researcher in infectious disease and director of NYU’s Human Microbiome Program, Dr. Blaser is the author of Missing Microbes: How the Overuse of Antibiotics Is Fueling Our Modern Plagues. Before & After --Try our bugged-out cocktail of the night, the Super Organism --Wiggle to grooves that wriggle --Stick around for the scintillating Q&A --Snag a signed copy of Dr. Blaser’s spanking-new book, Missing Microbes

Secret Science Club
Secret Science Club
Underground . . .
Shrouded in mystery . . .
Chock-full of brainiacs . . .
The Secret Science Club features:
• mind-bending lectures
• volatile experiments
• chemical libations
• star-gazing sounds
Venue Information:
The Bell House
149 7th Street
Brooklyn, New York, 11215
http://www.thebellhouseny.com/