TruTalks is a free series, organized by postdocs, to share the exciting research being carried out at UNC with the local community. All talks are delivered by engaging professionals who are leading experts in their fields of research.
No background knowledge is required. Everyone is welcome.
Talks take place every two months on the first Tuesday, at TRU Deli, 114 Henderson Street, Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
The next TRUTalk will take place on Tuesday, January 10th, 2023, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.:
Learning From Nature: How Plant Structures Can be Used to Solve Human Problems
Did you know that Velcro was inspired by plants? Humanity is constantly trying to solve problems & improve our lives. However, in many cases, nature is already one step ahead of us! UNC postdoc James Guan shares some of his research and how we can use plant structures to solve some of our everyday problems.
To learn more about this exciting field, come and enjoy James’ talk on Tuesday, January 10th at TRU Deli in Chapel Hill from 6:30 – 7:30 pm. This 30-minute talk and Q&A will spark your curiosity and inspire you to take a closer look at what surrounds us!