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The 2011 Penn State Lectures on the Frontiers of Science: Epidemic! Infectious Disease on a Changing Planet

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"Epidemic: Infectious Disease on a Changing Planet" is the theme of the 2011 Penn State Lectures on the Frontiers of Science, which begins on 22 January 2011. This series of six public lectures on consecutive Saturday mornings is designed as a free minicourse for the general public.
When
17 January 2011 from 8:05 AM to 8:05 AM
Where
100 Thomas Building, Penn State University Park campus
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The lectures take place from 11:00 a.m. to about 12:30 p.m. in 100 Thomas Building on the Penn State University Park campus. No registration is required.

This event features lectures given by Penn State research leaders whose labs are expanding the frontiers of scientific knowledge about infectious disease. The six lectures in the 2011 series include:


Just When You Thought You Were Safe . . . New Emerging Diseases Appear
Peter Hudson, Willaman Professor of Biology, director of the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences at Penn State
22 January 2011
11:00 a.m.
100 Thomas Building

Andrew Read, Penn State
The Future of Infectious Disease in a Pharmaceutical Age
Andrew Read, professor of biology and entomology, Eberly College of Science Distinguished Senior Scholar at Penn State
29 January 2011
11:00 a.m.
100 Thomas Building

Vivek Kapur, Penn State
Vaccines in the 21st Century
Vivek Kapur, professor of microbiology and infectious diseases, head of the Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences at Penn State
5 February 2011
11:00 a.m.
100 Thomas Building

Mary Poss, Penn State
Viruses: Friends or Foes?
Mary Poss, professor of biology and of veterinary and biomedical sciences at Penn State
12 February 2011
11:00 a.m.
100 Thomas Building

Matthew Ferrari, Penn State
On the Eve of Eradication? Outbreak Dynamics and Vaccine Policy in the Developing World
Matthew Ferrari, assistant professor of biology at Penn State
19 February 2011
11:00 a.m.
100 Thomas Building

Matt Thomas, Penn State Climate Change and Disease
Matt Thomas, professor of entomology at Penn State
26 February 2011
11:00 a.m.
100 Thomas Building

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