Drunk Science Presents: Immunology (At Home!)
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THIS IS AN ONLINE EVENT: Funny people, smart people, a theme and lots of drinks creates the foundation for this show of wit and wisdom
Watch as three comedians compete to present the best scientific dissertation to a panel of real scientists. Featuring comedians Alyssa Limperis, Eva Victor, Tim Barnes and special guest scientist, Dr. Ludovic Desvignes!
Drunk Science is a show hosted by comedians Joanna Rothkopf (writer, Last Week Tonight), Shannon Odell (neuroscience PhD) and Jordan Mendoza (Comedy Central).
Our live virtual show is an at home drinking game (so have those drinks ready!) featuring interviews with scientists, trivia, and comedic scientific presentations.
Dr. Ludovic Desvignes. Infectious Disease Immunologist. Director of High-Containment Labs and Assistant Professor at NYU Grossman School of Medicine. French, queer, nerd, buddhist.
Alyssa Limperis. Alyssa is an actress, writer and comedian in LA. She spent six years doing stand-up, improv and sketch in NYC and recently moved to LA. Alyssa has been featured on Conan, Last Week Tonight, Ellen Digital, Netflix’s Aunty Donna’s House (premiering in 2020), MTV News Need to Know and Fox Sports. This year she was the lead in the indie feature Too Late alongside Fred Armisen and Mary Lynn Rajskub, the lead in the indie short Brand Finds God directed by Gonzalo Cordova and a supporting role in Just Chicken alongside Josh Ruben and David Ebert. Alyssa also voiced multiple characters on The Last Degree of Kevin Bacon on Spotify. You can find her writing in the New York Times, Into the Gloss, Riposte Magazine and Reductress. She was named Best Online Sketch Performer by the New York Times and was written up by Decider, Forbes, Vice, the Providence Journal, Middlebury Magazine and Vulture.
Alyssa has been trained at the UCB where she was on a Maude team and had a sketch run with Shannon Odell as well as at Stella Adler. Alyssa performs stand up all over the country as well as have performed her solo show No Bad Days at multiple festivals including Providence Fringe, Cinderblock and Improv Boston. She has a UCB podcast with May Wilkerson called Crazy; in Bed.
Eva has received press for the videos she posts on Twitter that have gone viral. She performed some of these videos at a live event hosted by Buzzfeed in 2019. Eva also makes videos for Comedy Central.
Tim has written for Nickelodeon’s reboot of All That , Comedy Central, the NPR quiz show, Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me! and even documented his testicles once for Men’s Health. Chicago Magazine named Tim one of the 16 Chicago Comics You Should Check Out… and The Chicago Tribune has described him as “a smooth wordsmith who is sharp, polished and confident…”