Missing Microbes: Science Speaks! Free Book Talk and Signing for NYC DOE Educators

Back by popular demand!

Come join us for a bonus May Science Speaks! book signing and presentation hosted by the Science Team of the NYC DOE STEM Department and the National Archives at NYC. Martin J. Blaser, director of the Human Microbiome Program at NYU, will talk again about his book, Missing Microbes: How the Overuse of Antibiotics Is Fueling Our Modern Plagues. Dr. Blaser has studied the role of bacteria in human disease for over 30 years.  He will discuss influence of antibiotics, C-sections and antiseptics on our microbiomes and the effects of our microbiomes on obesity, diabetes and asthma. All participants will receive a free copy of Missing Microbes: How the Overuse of Antibiotics Is Fueling Our Modern Plagues.

This event will take place on Thursday, May 18, 2017 from 4:00PM to 7:00PM.

Those who are able, please join us from 3:00 to 4:00PM to share your school experiences, ask questions of the STEM Department, and discuss ways in which the STEM Department can better serve you.

Register here:


Priority to school-based teachers and administrators.

Others may register beginning on Wednesday, April 26, at noon.

Space is limited.

Advance registration is required.

Only one ticket per person.

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