Beer with LOTS of scientists Enjoy a bevvy with a bevy of scientists, Sept. 13

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    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – This month’s Beer with a Scientist, held in conjunction with Research!Louisville, will be a get-to-know-you event. Eight (or more) University of Louisville researchers will provide three-minute introductions of their work, then mix and mingle with guests. Topics will include 3-D printing, pain, nanoparticles, cancer, aging and precision medicine.

    Confirmed speakers include:

    Gavin Arteel, Ph.D. – Alcohol and liver disease
    Levi Beverly, Ph.D. – Cancer
    Timothy Gornet – 3D printing
    Kristofer Rau, Ph.D. – Neurobiology and pain
    Paul Rosen, Ph.D. – ADHD
    Leah Siskind, Ph.D. – Aging and kidney disease
    Jill Steinbach, Ph.D. – Nanoparticles and nanotechnology
    Roland Valdes, Ph.D. – Precision medicine

    After the short presentations, guests will have the opportunity to talk informally with the scientists. The talks begin at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 13, at Against the Grain Brewery, 401 E. Main St. in Louisville.

    Admission is free. Purchase of beer, other beverages or menu items is not required but is encouraged.

    Organizers add that they also encourage Beer with a Scientist patrons to drink responsibly.

    In 2014, Beverly created the Beer with a Scientist program as a way to bring science to the public in an informal setting. Once a month, the public is invited to enjoy exactly what the title promises:  beer and science. For more information and to suggest future Beer with a Scientist topics, follow Louisville Underground Science on Facebook or email Beverly.

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    Betty Coffman
    Betty Coffman is a Communications Coordinator focused on research and innovation at UofL. A UofL alumna and Louisville native, she served as a writer and editor for local and national publications and as an account services coordinator and copywriter for marketing and design firms prior to joining UofL’s Office of Marketing and Communications.