Our Disappearing Microbes

Presented by Georgia State University

Dive into the microscopic world with "The Invisible Extinction"! Join us for an eye-opening film screening that unveils how important microbes are for our health and how our lifestyles may be causing their demise. After the movie, enjoy some live Q&A of microbial experts and medical doctors as they unravel the science behind these tiny superheroes. Discover the incredible impact of microbes on our world and get ready for an evening of enlightenment and lively discussion. Don't miss this chance to explore the unseen universe that surrounds us.

Light refreshments will be served.

Panel will be moderated by Alexandra Castillo-Ruiz PhD, Professor, Neuroscience Institute, Georgia State University

Panelists include: Nancy Forger PhD (Panelist), Professor and Director, Neuroscience Institute, Georgia State University

Colleen Kraft MD (Panelist), Professor and Associate Chief Medical Officer, Emory University

Andrew Gewirtz PhD (Panelist), Distinguished Professor, Institute for Biomedical Sciences, Georgia State University

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Getting There

Parking Info

Free parking on 161 Jesse Hill Jr Dr SE, Atlanta GA 30303

Alternative Transportation

Take MARTA Blue/Green line to Georgia State station. Exit towards Piedmont Avenue, and the most accessible entrance to Cinefest is located on 116 Decatur St. SE.

Date and Time

Thursday, March 21st, 2024
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm


Indoor Event

Cinefest Film Theater - Georgia State University
66 Courtland St SE #262
Atlanta, GA 30303


Families, High School, Middle School, Adults


Price: Free with advance registration

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