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Secret Science Club presents: Deadly Creatures, Amazing Medicine, with biochemist and poisonologist Mandë Holford
Aug 12, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm| Free
Biochemist Mandë Holford, from the City University Graduate Center and the American Museum of Natural History, explores the fine line between deadly poisons and medical cures. Just returned from an expedition to Papua New Guinea in search of new species, Holford snorkels with some of the most venomous creatures on the planet—marine snails with hypodermic-needle-like spikes. When she’s not out seeking deadly escargot, Holford is in the lab with her team, analyzing the chemical properties of venom …
Before & After! What’s your poison? Try the SSC cocktail of the night and groove to infectious tunes.