november, 2018

19nov7:00 pm8:30 pmS&S Dinner Dialogues, with Hiroaki Matsunami - Making Sense of Our Senses!7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Event Details

Duke Science & Society Dinner Dialogues We all know the sweet smell of cinnamon and the tangy aftertaste of lemon. But at the molecular level, what is really happening? Why are there some certain chemicals only some humans can sense? We still don’t fully know, but Dr. Matsunami and his lab are working on the answers!

Videos & Readings:


Dr. Matsunami researches the molecular mechanisms underlying chemosensation (taste and smell) in mammals.


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Where to meet:

Selected attendees will be notified via email several days in advance of the dinner with details regarding meeting location. All dinners will be within reasonable driving distance to Duke campus.

Science & Society will also provide a shuttle for those unable to arrange transportation to the dinner dialogue location. Shuttles will depart 30 minutes before the scheduled event from the front entrance of the North Building on West Campus. Click here for a map.

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