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February 24 @ 1:00 pm
Join us in celebrating Dr. Nazzy Pakpour’s first children’s book, Please Don’t Bite Me, on February 24 with special guests from The Bohart Museum of Entomology.
About the Author
Dr. Nazzy Pakpour is a queer Iranian-American mother of two witty and wonderful kids. She grew up and lives in the San Francisco Bay Area in California. Dr. Pakpour loves bugs of all varieties, whether they are six-legged or microscopic. She received her Bachelors of Science in Entomology from the University of California Davis and her PhD in Microbiology, Virology, and Parasitology from University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Pakpour loves teaching and worked for a number of years as a professor before moving to the biotech sector. She currently works as a scientist at Novozymes where she researches how to use microbes to build a more sustainable future.
About the Book
Mosquitos, wasps, flies and fleas… Buzzing, biting, and causing irritating lumps on your skin. But what if there is more to these irritating insects than meets the eye? This question and more are answered in this book that explores the lives of some of the most irritating buzzing, biting and stinging insects.