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Noggin @ Velo Cult: Patterns, fractals and drugs

October 27, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

DREADD decisions:  Patterns, fractals and drugs

Jordan Blacktop and Sara McCormick


DOWNLOAD:  NW Noggin DREADD & Fractal poster

Jordan Blacktop, Ph.D. (a.k.a., “the DREADDpool Dude”), a postdoctoral neuroscience researcher at WSU Vancouver, introduces DREADDs, a powerful chemogenetic technique for switching brain areas on, or off, and altering how networks of brain areas function, with potential for treating disorders like Parkinson’s, and addiction.

LEARN MORE:  DREADD: A Chemogenetic GPCR Signaling Platform

Sara McCormick, a Northwest print, textile and sculpture artist fascinated by fractals, discusses these compelling, evolving patterns in nature and design, and presents visually striking consequences of change to the underlying networks and algorithms that drive their developing form, and behavior…


LEARN MORE:  Mathematical Art Galleries

SHOP:  Sara McCormick on Etsy


NW Noggin Velo Cult events are always free, open to the public, child friendly, and feature access to amazing beer (scroll here for current tap list), wine, coffee, tea, sodas and sandwiches…☕️???


October 27, 2016
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Velo Cult Bike Shop
1969 NE 42nd
Portland, OR
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