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Neurobiologist’s Apprentice: Bug Music & Biocommunication

Sunday, June 2, 2013
10:15 am - 11:30 am

Learn how insects speak and sing through sound analysis. Ron Hoy will use digital voice analysis and musical instruments to demonstrate the similarities between the sounds that bugs make and the human voice.

Number of Apprentices: 20
Ages: 8+

Parents: This is a drop-off program for children. There is a waiting area nearby.


Ronald HoyNeurobiologist

Ronald Hoy is the David and Dorothy Merksamer Professor in biology at Cornell University. Besides teaching at Cornell, he has taught neuroscience and behavior at Cold Spring Harbor Labs and at the marine biological laboratory in Woods Hole, where he was a director of the neural systems and behavior course and, later, director of the Grass Foundation summer fellows program.

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