The Science Scene

Thursday, June 20

"Aging Gracefully with an ICD?" Faisal Merchant from Emory School of Medicine's Section of Cardiac Electrophysiology, is featured in the Medicine Grand Rounds. At 1 pm in Emory University Hospital's auditorium.

Saturday, June 24

"Vaccines: What They Are, How They Work, and How They Are Tested and Licensed." Vaccines are, without a doubt, a triumph of medical science. They protect vaccinated individuals from disease and also help break the chain of transmission of disease, thus protecting the wider community. Walter Orenstein, associate director of the Emory Vaccine Center, will give an overview of what vaccines are and how they work. A free public event by the Atlanta Science Tavern, at 7 pm at Manuel's Tavern.

Tuesday, June 27

"Celebratory Grand Rounds." An Emory School of Medicine event, at 11:45 am in the Emory University Hospital's auditorium.

Thursday, June 29
Georgia Native Bees

"Are You Curious about Georgia Native Bees?" There are more than 20,000 species of bee worldwide, with nearly 4,000 residing in the United States. University of Georgia entomologist Nicholas Stewart will discuss the diversity and behavior of this enigmatic group of insects in Georgia. He will describe species that might be living in your backyard, what they may be doing for your garden or landscape, and how best you can attract them and help to encourage their continued existence on your property. A Science Cafe event, at 6 pm in Atlanta Botanical Garden's Mershon Hall.

For more events, click on links to Emory calendars:

Center for Ethics
Center for Mind, Brain and Culture
Frontiers in Neuroscience Seminars 
Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Math and Computer Science
Rollins School of Public Health
School of Medicine: Medical Grand Rounds