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Genomics Salon: Metaphors in Science
WhenThursday, Sep. 14, 2017, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Campus locationCommunications Building (CMU)
Campus room202
Event typesLectures/Seminars…
Target AudienceGraduate Students and Faculty

Metaphors shape the way we speak, think, and act. While some metaphors of the genome are well-known—e.g., blueprint, map, book of life—metaphorical language works in subtler ways to shape the communication and consumption of genomics and other sciences. Join us for a discussion of metaphors in scientific and public communication about genes, whole-genome sequencing, CRISPR, and the practice of science itself.

Organized by Leah Ceccarelli (Communications) and Sarah Nelson (Public Health Genetics)
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