STEMinar - Kentucky Science Center
Programs & Camps


Programs & Camps


STEMinar is a monthly STEM event for teens, curated by teens, and presented in part by Kentucky Science Center. Featuring content-driven talks delivered by STEM professionals active in local research, each event is geared towards High School students, but open to all ages. No need to RSVP. STEMinar is free and open to the public! Held at the St. Matthews location of Mellow Mushroom.

Thursday February 7th, 2019 • 6:00 - 7:00 PM
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    Mellow Mushroom St. Matthews

Mind Control: A Parasite and Their Host


A STEMinar presentation by Nathan Steffens, UofL.


Can parasites influence your daily thoughts and decisions? Come explore how host behavior, including yours, can be hijacked and manipulated by parasites.

This is a FREE event!


About the Presenter:

Nathan Steffens is a PhD student in the Department of Biology at the University of Louisville. His research focuses the evolution of infectious disease in both human and wildlife systems.