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Saturday, July 16 • 12:00pm - 12:50pm
The Practical Physiology of Immortality (ET)

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OK, so we finally learn how to prevent gene replication errors, harness stem cell regression in situ to replace worn out organs and effectively halt aging. But now the brain is a an organ with finite synapses and therefore a finite information storage capacity -- so how does it handle ten centuries of information and experience? What gets retained, and what gets permanently forgotten? Is the human brain even structured to handle this?

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Tedd Roberts

Dr. Tedd Roberts (aka Speaker to Lab Animals) claims he was born to wonderful parents, grew up in Texas, attended university then went on to grad school. He is a Professor at a medical school where his research focuses on the hippocampus and memory. While his history since he entered... Read More →

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JT "The Enginerd"

JT “The Enginerd” is an all-purpose geek.  She obtained her Masters of Science in Engineering Mechanics with a focus in biomechanics from Virginia Tech in 2013.  Her research focused on animal locomotion and included the analysis of beetle respiration and helping construct a... Read More →
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JR Ralls

JR Ralls is the writer and executive producer of Dark Dungeons (www.darkdungeonsthemovie.com ). JR says “making that film was one of the greatest experiences of my life. I funded it through Kickstarter and worked very hard to make sure all my backers got their rewards. As far as I can tell, each of them was satisfied with the movie I produced for them and I hope to get the... Read More →


Saturday July 16, 2016 12:00pm - 12:50pm EDT
Suite 215