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Due to public health concerns, the Ask a Scientist event has been canceled. The Museum will continue to monitor the evolving situation and keep the public updated regarding future events. We apologize for the inconvenience!

Science is all around you! Take advantage of this opportunity to talk with scientists and ask those questions you have been wondering about. Bring your specimens and find answers during a family-friendly afternoon of discovery and learning.

Ask A ScientistEver seen an astonishing article online or a post on social media and wished you had someone to explain the research behind it? Here’s your chance! Learn the latest science news and check out hot topics with real scientists.

Topic: Glacier Algae

Learn about glacier algae with Quincy Faber, doctoral student in microbiology and cell science at the University of Florida’s Water Institute.


Name: Chelsea Collison, Florida Museum

Phone: 352-273-2062

Email: ccollison@flmnh.ufl.edu


Florida Museum of Natural History

3215 Hull Road
Gainesville, FL 32611

Phone: 352-846-2000

Website: View Venue Website

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