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Posted 07/24/2014 by Nicole Garneau
On Monday morning Dr. Michele Koons and I spent the day at Denver Beer Co.
We were there to fulfill my end of the Brewer for a Day end of a bet from last year, but truly it was about brewing a collaborative Maya-inspired beer for the Museum’s annual Science on Tap event. Patrick Crawford, cofou…
Posted 07/10/2014 by Nicole Garneau
Your DNA genome is like a cookbook for your body. Just like a cookbook it has recipes in it. Your DNA genome recipes are called genes. Genes are like recipes, or instructions, for making something your body needs to survive and to be who you are!
Just like our staff and citizen scientists in the …
Posted 11/10/2013 by Nicole Garneau
Citizen Science at the Bench: The Tas2R38-PROP (propylthiouracil) Association as a Model for Public Participation in Scientific Research
I think we should ask the public to help shape the research agenda, help them figure out with us, what we ought to be studying so we can solve real world problems.…
Posted 10/01/2013 by Nicole Garneau
“Small differences in DNA can determine whether or not you can taste a particular substance.”
The community-based Genetics of Taste Lab at the Denver Museum of Nature & Scie…
Posted 09/23/2013 by Nicole Garneau
Shine your boots if you dare go toe-to-toe with this group of impressive young women! This past Tuesday, the Museum was honored to host a morning of tours and talks with the twenty fabulous participants of the Women's Foundation of Colorado 2013 Girls' Leadership Council, and they wowed both me and …
Posted 07/26/2013 by Nicole Garneau
I enjoyed your talk tonight at the Dairy Center! I am a recent graduate from American University (BA in psychology with minors in biology & music) and currently interning with a pharmacology group in Boulder.
I am interested in learning more about your work down at the museum la…
Posted 07/11/2013 by Nicole Garneau
Our Genetics of Taste research study was honored to be the inspiration for this AWESOME sci-fi film made by young film makers Will, Denisse, Elian and Sam from Trail Ridge Middle School in Longmont, Colorado.
Their debut film, Attack of the Blue Tongued Zombies, takes you to the Genetics of Tas…
Posted 06/04/2013 by Nicole Garneau
Here are some great resources if you are interested in either 1) being a part of a current crowdsourcing science/citizen science project, or 2) you are thinking of starting your own.
(Extra extra READ ALL ABOUT IT! Shout out to Mark Martin for his blog post highlighting citizen science at ASMcue a…
Posted 05/22/2013 by Nicole Garneau
Posted 05/01/2013 by Nicole Garneau
Local Students Craft Healthy Meal and Win Competition
By Nicole L. Garneau, PhDCongrats to Bruce Randolph School of Near Northeast Denver for winning the EatWell@School competition sponsored by LiveWell Colorado!
Everyone knows the recipe for healthy eating… lean meat, whole grains and lots of f…
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