Yale’s Science in the News Presents – From Molecules to Minds: How We Study Disease

Date: Thursday, May 17, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Yale’s Science in the News Presents – From Molecules to Minds: How We Study Disease
 
Tuesday, May 15th @ 6:30PM – New Haven Free Public Library (133 Elm St, New Haven, CT 06510)
Thursday, May 17th @ 7PM – Guilford Free Library (67 Park St, Guilford, CT 06437)
Wednesday, May 24th @ 6:30PM – New Canaan Library (151 Main St, New Canaan, CT 06840)

Neurological disorders such as Alzheimer’s, Huntington’s, and Schizophrenia can greatly affect the lives of the individuals and their loved ones. In this talk, we’ll take a brief look into the multitude of ways that scientists are studying these diseases. From exploring the molecules that define our genetics to using model organisms like mice and yeast to coding computer simulations to model parts of the brain, we will outline several ways that scientists are researching the causes of these diseases as well as working to find a cure.

Free and Open to the Public!

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