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Perspectives Lectures: Biomimicry

Biomimicry: Innovating using Nature’s Toolbox

Dimitri Deheyn, Integrative Biologist and Bioinspired Researcher

Over millions of years of evolution, organisms on earth have developed and perfected complex adaptations that allow them to survive and eventually thrive under specific environmental conditions. Join Dimitri Deheyn who will unveil how his laboratory in working to understand and replicate these highly refined biological properties for development of sustainable and economically valuable technologies.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Member/Public: Free/$8

Student & Educators: $5

Neighborhood: La Jolla

Birch Aquarium at Scripps
2300 Expedition Way
La Jolla, CA 92093-0207

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(858) 534-7336
aquariuminfo@ucsd.edu

Date & Time

Oct 14, 2019
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Member/Public: Free/$8 Student & Educators: $5

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