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BioBus Student Town Halls

Ask scientists YOUR questions on topics that YOU care about!

BioBus hosts a Student Town Hall one Thursday a month at 4 pm ET — anyone can watch and ask questions. BioBus invites guest scientists to the Student Town Hall to answer YOUR questions LIVE! Submit your questions here, then join us live on YouTube! You can even ask more questions during the live Town Hall.

BioBus organiza un Foro Científico Estudiantil un jueves al mes a las 4 pm ET. Cualquiera puede verlo y hacer preguntas. BioBus invita a científicos invitados a responder sus preguntas ¡en vivo! Envía tus preguntas aquí, luego únete a nosotros en vivo en YouTube. Incluso puedes hacer más preguntas durante el Foro en vivo.

The topic of our next Student Town Hall Live will be…

Communication and Song!

What is communication? Why do animals sing? What happens in the brain when we hear a song?

Join BioBus LIVE to watch special guests, Neuroscientist Arkarup Banerjee, PhD and Vocal Teacher Kevin Michael Murphy answer your questions about how mice and humans communicate through song. Send us your questions and tune in live on YouTube for the answers!


Meet the Scientists!

Dr. Arka Banerjee is a neuroscientist, a scientist who studies the brain! He is an Assistant Professor at Cold Spring Harbor University. His research focuses a rodent that lives in the Central American rainforests called the ‘singing mouse’! He studies the connections in the brain that allow these mice to sing to better understand vocal communication in all mammals!

Kevin Michael Murphy is a voice teacher and performer who is the co-owner of the NYC Vocal Studio and on the voice faculty at NYU! Kevin’s work as a voice teacher explores connections between the brain, the body, and the artistic self. As an actor, Kevin was an original company member of the First National Tour of the Tony Award winning musical, The Book of Mormon.