Beer with a Scientist. Photo by Gemma Amor
Beer with a Scientist. Photo by Gemma Amor

This month’s Beer with a Scientist, held in conjunction with Research!Louisville, will be a get-to-know-you event. Eight (or more) University of Louisville researchers will provide 3-minute introductions of their work, then mix and mingle with guests. Topics will include 3-D printing, pain, nanoparticles, cancer, aging and precision medicine.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Gavin Arteel, PhD – Alcohol and liver disease
  • Levi Beverly, PhD – Cancer
  • Timothy Gornet – 3D printing
  • Kristofer Rau, PhD – Neurobiology and pain
  • Paul Rosen, PhD – ADHD
  • Leah Siskind, PhD – Aging and kidney disease
  • Jill Steinbach, PhD – Nanoparticles and nanotechnology
  • Roland Valdes, PhD – Precision medicine

After the short presentations, guests will have the opportunity to talk informally with the scientists. The talks begin at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 13, at Against the Grain Brewery, 401 E. Main St. in Louisville.

Admission is free. Purchase of beer, other beverages or menu items is not required but is encouraged.

Betty Coffman
Betty Coffman is a Communications Coordinator focused on research and innovation at UofL. A UofL alumna and Louisville native, she served as a writer and editor for local and national publications and as an account services coordinator and copywriter for marketing and design firms prior to joining UofL’s Office of Communications and Marketing.