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Science On Tap: The Human Microbiome

January 10 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

SpeakEZ is proud to present this ongoing series in partnership with Grand Valley State University: Science On Tap Grand Rapids!  On the second Thursday of each month, come join us for a unique and informative presentation by a leading scientists and researchers in their respective fields.  Raise your knowledge while raising a pint!

This Month –  Your Closest Friends: The Human Microbiome

We’ve been taught to fear germs, but most of our bacteria actually keep us healthy! Our bodies are home to trillions of microbes, which help digest our food, activate our immune systems, regulate our hormones, and even ensure proper brain function. Dr. Danielle Whittaker (Michigan State University) will talk about the human microbiome, how it affects your life, and why you should step away from the hand sanitizer.

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Date:
January 10
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm