Science Café with virologist Letitia Botella Sánchez
The cycle of open debates on the scientific topic Science Café continues this autumn with the online version. The guest is a virologist based at Mendel University in Brno, the topic will be viruses of a new kind. The debate will be broadcasted online on Facebook, accessible to the general public (possibility to follow without a Facebook account) all over the world.
Letitia Botella Sánchez is a virologist who is currently affiliated to the Phytophtora Research Centre at Mendel University in Brno, South Moravia, her alma mater being the University of Salamanca in Spain. Her career has revolved around plant pathology and tree pathology, especially fungal viruses. The subject of the evening - viruses of a new kind, is controversial because these viruses can be fatal to ecosystems but, according to some studies, can act as protectors of forests.
Questions can be asked through the Slido platform (link will be communicated on the day of the event).
When: 8 October at 18:00
Where: online on Facebook of Czech Centre