May 30, 2020

Live Online! Thursday, June 11 @ 8PM, Secret Science Club presents Biomedical Scientist & Author Muhammad H. Zaman on the "Biography of Resistance: The Epic Battle Between People and Pathogens”

Join us live via Zoom on Thursday, June 11 @ 8PM with Muhammad H. Zaman, author of “Biography of Resistance: The Epic Battle Between People and Pathogens”

You thought viruses were dastardly? Bacteria are breaking bad too, as a growing number of infections become resistant to antibiotics. At the next Secret Science Club, biomedical scientist & author Muhammad H. Zaman investigates the next pandemic.

"Doors" to the Zoom Room will open at 7:30PM.

Shhh... everyone on our mailing list will be emailed the Zoom link the night before.  (To join the Secret Science Club mailing list, send us an email.)

In the meantime...   
--Mix up our cocktail of the night, the Perfect Placebo… it’ll cure what ails you (recipe below)

--Prepare to dance in your PJs to our science-inspired playlist before the talk 

--Bring your questions for the live Q&A

--Snag a hot-off-the-presses copy of Dr. Zaman’s new book, BIOGRAPHY OF RESISTANCE and support independent booksellers at Bookshop.

Muhammad H. Zaman is the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor of Biomedical Engineering and International Health at Boston University. The author of over 100 scientific papers, he and his work have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Scientific American, Express Tribune, NPR, and Popular Science. His new book “Biography of Resistance: The Epic Battle Between People and Pathogens” is the result of hundreds of interviews and travel to labs, jungles, urban centers, and archives on multiple continents.

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What's next?
Stay tuned for the Dana Foundation Brain Lecture with neuroscientist Daphna Shohamy on June 18!

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Cocktail Recipe for the “Perfect Placebo” (created by Joe Cacciola)
Ingredients: 1 oz Pomegranate Juice, 3 Basil Leaves, Lime, Prosecco
-Pour into a shaker: 1 oz pomegranate juice, 2 basil leaves, and juice of ¼ of a lime
-Muddle until basil leaves are well broken down
-Add four ice cubes and shake well
-Strain into a flute glass, top off with Prosecco, and garnish with a slightly torn basil leaf

Photo credit: Jackie Ricciardi/Boston University

This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

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