Mosquitoes in the spotlight: Ethics, science, and the Zika virus

Zika has been making some big headlines in the last year. With 1.6 million new cases since April 2015, this mosquito-borne virus has grown well beyond its initial outbreak in Brazil, right up to our doorstep. Can we fight the spread of Zika virus with genetically engineered mosquitoes? And even if we can, should we?mozzies_spelledright_details

Join us for our bimonthly discussion group at Ada’s Technical Books (425 15th Ave E on the Hill) at 7:30 PM this Wednesday, Feb 17th as we talk about Mosquitoes in the spotlight: Ethics, science, and the Zika Virus.

 

Facilitated by HiveBio member Max Showalter, the discussion groupĀ is the perfect place to learn more about HiveBio Community Lab, discuss a project that you have in mind, talk about an interesting development in bioscience, and meet like-minded citizen scientists. See you there!

For questions please call 6515870548, or let us know you’re going here.

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