Emily Youngblom: Differentiating Brittle Bone Disease and Child Abuse

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Friday 5/1/15, 6:00 pm Downstairs at Town Hall $5; Free for UW Students. More Info Despite the use of genetic testing in court cases, many legal workers haven’t had any substantial training in the field. In light of this, Emily Youngblom (Public

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Jillian Pintye and Dan Grinnell: Male Circumcision and Syphilis; Overcoming Barriers to Improve Dairy Farm Safety

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Monday 4/27/15, 6:00 pm Downstairs at Town Hall $5; Free for UW Students. More Info Male circumcision is a  HIV prevention strategy for heterosexual men in sub-Saharan Africa, but Jillian Pintye, student in UW’s Nursing program, has been researching the relationship between

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Kelly Fleming and Ashley Mihle: Exploring the Efficiency of Biofuel Production; Environmental Impacts of Washington Biofuels

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Thursday 4/23/15, 6:00 pm Downstairs at Town Hall $5; Free for UW Students. More Info With fossil fuels and climate change becoming mounting societal issues, these two University of Washington researchers are analyzing a main alternative–biofuels. Kelly Fleming (Chemical Engineering student at

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FREE Science Communication Workshop!

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Calling all University of Washington graduate students! Communicate Your Research! A Free Science Communication Workshop Teaching You How to Talk with the Public. WHEN:           Thursday, April 9, 2015 TIME:             3:00 – 5:30 PM WHERE:         Room S060 (Foege Genome Sciences) This

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Paige Northway: Improving Magnetic Measurements in Space

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Thursday 4/16/15, 6:00 pm Downstairs at Town Hall $5; Free for UW Students. More Info Despite their valuable contributions to measuring the magnetic fields in the universe, magnetometers are one of the first instruments to be cut from space missions because of

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Robin Banner: Climate Change in Coastal Vietnam

Tuesday 4/14/15, 6:00 pm Downstairs at Town Hall $5; Free for UW Students. More Info Climate change has affected not only the world’s oceans, but the coastal communities relying on them. Oceanography student Robin Banner’s study of coastal science in Vietnam’s

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Kelsey Pullar: Revitalizing Youth Bicycle Programs

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Thursday 4/2/15, 6:00 pm Downstairs at Town Hall $5; Free for UW Students. More Info Cascade Bicycle Club’s Major Taylor Project attempted to enhance physical activity in underserved youth by engaging them in cycling. Now, University of Washington Public Health student

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Fake It Until You Become It: The Transition from Engage Student to Engage Instructor

My stomach knotted as fifteen fresh new Engage students wandered into the classroom at the beginning of the Winter 2015 quarter. I wanted to cross my legs, crouch my shoulders, and make myself small. Just the year before I was

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Student Post: Squint at Your Slides

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Stella Stylianidou is a physics PhD student at the University of Washington pursuing research in Biophysics. She studies the traffic paths of molecules inside bacteria and how bacteria manage to send those molecules to specific locations before they split into

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Student Post: Dealing with Stage Fright

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Emily Youngblom is a doctoral student in the Institute of Public Health Genetics at UW. She studies how legal and social workers use genetic tests to figure out whether a child has been abused or if the child actually has

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