Science Café Events in Sacramento Region for March 2018

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“Autism Spectrum Disorder: Risk Factors and Early Detection”

Sacramento Science Distilled
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Streets Pub and Grub
1804 J St. Sacramento
21+ event, FREE TO ATTEND


Join us for Sac Science Distilled- You’ll hear short, idea-centered talks from local experts in the sciences. After the talk, we’ll have a lively discussion that brings science into context for everyday life.

This month we’ll hear from two postdoctoral fellows from the UC Davis MIND Institute, Dr Jacqueline Barkoski and Dr Devon Gangi.

This month’s event will be part of Science Salons for Puerto Rico, a campaign being run by 500 Women Scientists. Please visit for more information. And visit this link to donate in advance:

For more information, contact Lauren Camp (lecampbio at or


scicafe_031418_Gordon.jpg“Fungi: from microbes to monsters”
Davis Science Café
Wednesday, March 14th, 2018
5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
G Street WunderBar
228 G St, Davis, California 95616
Complimentary soft drinks courtesy of the UCD College of Letters and Science

Each month, Professor Jared Shaw with the UC Davis Department of Chemistry hosts the Davis Science Café, featuring scientists who are studying some of today’s cutting edge topics. This month’s guest is Professor Thomas Gordon from the UC Davis Department of Plant Pathology who studies fungi. Invite a friend, and get here early to grab a seat at G. Street Wunderbar. Let’s drink to science!

Abstract: Fungi have had powerful effects in shaping the world in which we live. Their unique capabilities have been harnessed to the benefit of humanity, while also posing an ever present threat to human health and welfare.

Contact Professor Jared Shaw more information, at jtshaw@ucdavis.eduor



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