Science on Tap--Prions
Date and Time
Thursday, July 13, 2017 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Title: Cannibals and Crazy Cows: The Propagating Prion Protein
Speaker: Guillermo Flores, Van Andel Institute, MSU College of Human Medicine
Location: SpeakEZ Lounge | 600 Monroe Ave. Grand Rapids NW 49503
Date: Thursday, July 13
Event Description: You can’t cure them. You can’t kill what causes them. You can’t stop them from killing you once you’re infected. Prion diseases are in a league of their own. Come learn about the fascinating—yet terrifying—set of diseases known as prion diseases, or transmissible spongiform encephalopathies.