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Medical Museum Science Café

The Hard Science of the "X-Files"

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When: October 25, 6-7 pm

National Museum of Health and Medicine
2500 Linden Lane
Silver Spring, MD 20910


Gene editing technology is on the frontier of medical advancements, but it’s already part of sci-fi lore. How? Anne Simon, a virologist at the University of Maryland and science advisor to the “X-Files”, will share her experiences as the sci-fi show’s science advisor and how she “nudged” producers to include scientifically-accurate storylines.


FREE! Open to the public. No RSVP required.


Call (301) 319-3303 or email USArmy.Detrick.MEDCOM-USAMRMC.List.Medical-Museum@mail.mil