Want to hear about scientists creating cells from scratch and then using those cells to on everything from treating cancer to cleaning up toxic sites? Want to hear about it over beers? Stop by Urban Growler where panelists from Universities and institutes will hold an unscripted discussion about the current and future states of synthetic biology. Wednesday, October 9th, 6:30 PM. $6. —Margaret Raymond-Slovin

Urban Growler Brewing Co., 2325 Endicott Street, STPL