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Scientist in the Spotlight: David Wheatly and David Belnap

Friday, November 7, 2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Life Gallery - Naturalist Lab

Geology with David Wheatly

Meet University of Utah geologist David Wheatley and discover how geologists use today’s landforms to reconstruct stories about the past.


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The Diversity of Virsuses with David Belnap

 Join scientist David Belnap from the University of Utah, who studies the structure of virusus! Discover for yourself how diverse viruses can be despite infecting every living thing on the planet! See some of the distinct shapes viruses’ have, as imaged in two dimensions on an electron microscope! Look at examples of three-dimensional structures on computers and remotely link to an electron microscope!  Build your own symmetric virus shell with magnetic model kits. 


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