Mosquitoes at Tacoma Science Cafe

Tuesday, 14 January 2014 - 6:30pm
Format: 
Discussion
Format: 
Lecture
Admission: 
Free
Region: 
KCTS/Seattle
Location: 
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, Tacoma Click here for Map

Topic: Mosquitoes: The Buzz Behind the Bite
Speaker: Liz Dykstra, Ph.D., B.C.E., Zoonotic Disease Program, Washington State Dept. of Health
We all know that mosquitoes can transmit diseases, but did you know that there are over 3,000 different species of mosquito, and many differences in their habits and the diseases they transmit? At the January Tacoma Science Café, join the Washington Department of Health’s Liz Dykstra, Ph.D., B.C.E., to learn about mosquito biology, diversity, and how something so small can have such a large impact on our lives. Download the PDF flyer.

About Science Café
Tacoma Science Café is held on the second Tuesday of each month. Did you miss a café and want to hear the discussion? Most Science Cafés are recorded by KCTS 9 and are available for online viewing. Tacoma Science Cafés take place at The Swiss Restaurant & Pub and are presented in partnership with Pacific Science Center and KCTS 9.