Better Learning With Beer!

Kiggins Theatre

Vancouver, Washington

Science on Tap at the Kiggins is produced in partnership with Washington State University Vancouver

Science on Tap is a science lecture series where you can sit back, enjoy a pint, and laugh while you learn. Listen to experts talk about the science in your neighborhood and around the world. You don’t have to be a science geek to have fun—all you need is a thirst for knowledge!

Wednesday, August 14, 2019, in Vancouver

The Science of Gender

Mention the word gender, and everyone has an opinion.  We have been taught that gender is a social construct that determines behavior based on sexual anatomy.  Biology focuses on the 23rdpair of chromosomes as if there is no variation in the XX/XY function.  It all seems so simple, until we learn that it isn’t. In… Read more

Wednesday, Sept 11, 2019, in Vancouver

The Microbiome: Fecal Transplant And Microbial Ecology

Over the past several decades, we have gained immense insight into the world of the human microbiome. The observations made using techniques like Fecal Microbiota Transplant and microbial sequencing are contributing to a new paradigm of what it means to be human. We now know we are not alone in our own bodies. We have… Read more