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Parasites: Body Snatchers, the Living Dead, and Mind Control with Dr. Armand Kuris

SBMNH Presents: Science Pub at Dargan's.

When: Monday, April 23, 2012, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where: Dargan's Irish Pub & Restaurant, 18 E. Ortega St., Santa Barbara

Cost: Free

Age limit: 21+

Categories: Social: Meetings

Description:

Yes! The creature in Alien is a possible reality somewhere in the Universe. A parasite may be the most numerous species on Earth. Some parasites live for many years and may be potentially immortal. Some are parasitic castrators, others completely control host behavior, and some slowly eat their hosts inside out. If we could "see" all the parasites where would they be? How large are they? How long do they live? How do they make a living? What do they get from this life style? How does it impact the human condition?
With Dr. Armand Kuris, UCSB Professor in the Department of Ecology, Evolution & Marine Biology

We meet at Dargan's Pub in Santa Barbara. Science Pub is open to ages 21+ and admission is free. No reservations or tickets are required.
Dargan's is located at 18 E. Ortega Street. Some street parking is available, and Lot#10 is conveniently located adjacent to Dargan's (first 75 minutes free).

Questions: Call 805-682-4711 ext. 110.

Phone: 805-682-4711

Event posted Feb. 24, 2012
Last updated Feb. 24, 2012

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