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Ask a Neuroscientist

Everything you have ever thought or done has been because of the billions of cells in your brain firing messages to one another -- from the simple tasks like  breathing to complexities of our relationships.

Join us this Thursday, March 1st as neurobiologist and science communicator, Samantha Yammine, visits the lab to talk to us about all things brainy. In this fun and interactive talk, Samantha will share with you some of her favourite facts and mythbusts about our squishy, squiggly brains. In addition to sharing the cool things we currently know about the brain, she will also give you a taste of some of the latest research and mysteries that remain.

There will be plenty of time for questions and commentary, and all are welcome - whether you're a brain fanatic or completely new to science, there will be something for everyone!

Did we also mention that we will be serving popcorn and Muskoka Brewery beer?



451 Christie St. Toronto, ON. M6G 3C7

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

7:00-8:30 PM

19+ must bring a valid ID

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Students must be registered prior to the commencement of the first class. Once payment is received, a confirmation will be emailed to you. Receipt of payment and Information Form secures the student's place in the program. There are no makeups or refunds for missed days. Refunds will not be given seven days prior to the first class. Action Potential Lab reserves the right to cancel any event should group size be below eight clients. 



Samantha Yammine is a Science Communicator and Neurobiologist completing her PhD at the University of Toronto. She studies how stem cells help build the brain before we're born and maintain it during adult life. By mapping out family trees of how the billions of cells in our brains were made, she hopes one day we'll be able to regenerate the brain after injury or disease.

Learn more about Science Sam through our Q&A now up on our Blog!



Muskoka Brewery
Nestled in the heart of Muskoka, Muskoka Brewery handcrafts premium beers as unique and refreshing as the region they’re from. Founders Gary McMullen and Kirk Evans kicked open the doors of Muskoka Brewery in June of 1996. Currently owned and operated by Todd Lewin and Bob MacDonald, what started as a very small and dedicated team has quickly grown to a passionate band of beer lovers more than 130 strong.