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Microbiologist’s Apprentice

Saturday, June 3, 2017
10:00 am - 11:00 am

The human body, the depths of the ocean, and just about every surface imaginable is home to a hidden world of microscopic organisms. Uncover this invisible universe — and how it affects our everyday life — with professor of microbiology, Jessica Joyner, at Brooklyn College. With a microscope as your exploratory tool, examine cells and discover how researchers find small solutions to some of our planet’s biggest problems.

This is a student-only program for kids currently enrolled in the 4th grade – 8th grade. Parents/Guardians should drop off their children for this event.

Supported by the Bezos Family Foundation.

Scientific Mentor

Jessica JoynerMicrobial Ecologist

Jessica Joyner works at CUNY Brooklyn College exploring the microbiome of our daily, urban environment. Dr. Joyner’s research is centered on the microscopic life in the coastal waters and looking for specific bacteria that indicate pollution.

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