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Friday, February 17 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm
The Biology of Doctor Who

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Are Time Lords plausible? How is it possible to be a human/Time Lord hybrid (or worse, half-Dalek)? What effect would constant space/time travel have on the Doctor’s companions? And why do Nimons have horns, the Ood tentacles and Zygons… whatever it is they call those? We’ll have a lively discussion on the biological plausibility of the Doctor himself, his traveling companions, and the aliens we encounter on the show.

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Robert Smith?

Robert Smith? is a professor of disease modelling at the University of Ottawa. Using mathematics, he studies infectious diseases such as HIV, malaria, human papillomavirus, neglected tropical diseases and zombies. He has published 13 books on academia and pop culture (including "Who's 50", "Who is the Doctor" and the Outside In series), is the author of almost 100 academic publications, is a winner of a Guinness World Record for his work on... Read More →

Panelists
JD

Justin Daube

Actor/Singer/Performer/Voice Actor
I am the very model of a Cartoon Individual. My animation's Comical, Unusual, and Whimsical. I'm quite adept at funny gags, comedic theory I have read. From wicked puns and stupid jokes to anvils that drop on your head.
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Mick Schubert

Science Maker

Friday February 17, 2017 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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