Science on Tap

03/10/2019 4:00 PM - 03/10/2019 5:00 PM
Riggs Beer Company
1901 S High Cross Rd, Urbana, Illinois, USA

Science on Tap!

A new discussion series for the community led by graduate students in the School of Molecular and Cellular Biology. Hosted by the MCB Graduate Student Association and held at Riggs Beer Company.
The public is welcome to attend to lean more about what some of the graduate students and the University of Illinois are working on.

Max Baymiller

PhD student in Biochemistry

Making gains with a primordial protein

How do your most ancient genes help you gain muscle? How does your body know when it has gotten enough protein to grow? At my talk I’ll answer these questions, and use them as examples to show that even the most fundamental components of life never stop evolving!