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Science Cafe 
General Event Information
Event Category:
Community Events
Price:
Free and open to the public-- presented to advance greater public understanding of current science * contact the Venue listed below for ticketing information  
Dates and Times:
The last Thursday of every month between March 27 and November 27, 5:30-7:00PM; (Come early for snacks)
“Large-Scale Ecosystem Engineering with Algae” will be discussed by Dr. Peter Lammers at the March 27 Science Café. Dr. Lammers is the Technical Director for the Algal Bioenergy Program at New Mexico State University that includes 8 professors in 4 different colleges. His presentation will describe algae-based technologies with a focus on the desert southwest. Some being developed include: algae isolated from acidic hot springs, techniques that dramatically limit water consumption, and extraction of useful bio-chemicals from wet biomass. Come learn how algal oils and proteins are opening new business opportunities.
Venue Information
Venue:
Las Cruces Museum of Nature & Science  
Address:
411 North Main Street  
City:
Las Cruces 
State:
NM 
Zip Code:
88004 
Country:
United States 
Telephone:
575-522-3120 
Venue Map:
 
Presenting Organization
Name:
NMSU Chapter of Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
Telephone:
Designation:
not-for-profit