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Lawrence Livermore Lab: Science on Screen


Date : March 17, 2018 -
Time : Doors open @ 2:00pm
Location : State Theatre
Address : 1307 J Street
Modesto, CA 95354
Description : A FREE, grant-driven, science education program for teens and adults that pairs prominent LLNL scientists presenting cutting-edge science with popular Hollywood films (This year’s theme is) MARVELOUS MACHINES • Get extra class credits for attending!
• Attend and receive LLNL sway
• $500 to the classroom with the most students in attendance over four programs.

• NEW Talk To A Scientist ~ an opportunity to meet and chat with the scientist following their presentation!

Biomedical Accelerator Mass Spectrometry:
Improving Human Health One Atom at a Time
Toxicologist Michael Malfatti, a Ph.D. in Pharmacology/Toxicology, is a Senior Biomedical Scientist in the Biosciences and Biotechnology Divisionat LLNL.

This sensitive and precise method for detecting and quantifying rare, long‐lived isotopes allows for the use of low chemical and radioisotope doses and small sample size, making it a valuable tool for the biomedical sciences.

Plus: Medicine Man (PG-13~1992) Sean Connery stars as a research scientist who discovers a cure for cancer in the Brazilian rainforest but loses the formula. When a logging company begins to harvest the forest, he must race against time to rediscover the secret before it is gone forever.

Doors at 2; presentation at 2:30; talk with scientist at 3:15; film at 3:30
Contact : State Theatre
Phone : BOX OFFICE (209) 527-4697
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