Jan 19 2013

Come see me at Nerd Nite Seattle!

I am living the dream: I’ve been invited to give a talk of extreme geekiness this Monday:

Pokébiology 101
There may not be a Pikachu Genome Project, but the unusual biology of the Pokémon Universe can teach us about biology in the real world. How do Pokémon species differ from species here on Earth? What does genomic imprinting have to do with breeding? Can an organism like Eevee actually exist? You won’t need to be a Pokémon Master or geneticist to catch the concepts, so come, have fun, and grab a beer – it’s super effective.

Nerd Nite Seattle
Monday, January 21st
7:30 Talks (Doors open at 6:30)
$5 Cover
LUCID Jazz Lounge

If you drop by, make sure to say hello!


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  1. 1

    Congratulations and happy new year!

  2. 2
    Taneli Huuskonen

    Cool! Will you post your notes here? I’d love to be there, but I live on the wrong side of the Atlantic.

  3. 3

    Please post Audio/Video/Notes !

  4. 4

    Alas and alack, I shall be nowhere near the US West Coast. I hope it gets posted to Youtube, for it sounds like a delightful lark.

  5. 5

    I wish I could go to that. That sounds awesome!!! Is the talk going to go up online?

  6. 6

    Ach, I would like to. Alas, I am living in Europe…

    Hope, you have fun! :)

  7. 7
    Forrest Baum

    Great talk, & nice to meet you!
    For those asking, the talk will be posted here: http://seattle.nerdnite.com/ …eventually.

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