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New Meetup: ATL SCI TAV: Emory's Uriel Kitron on Sat Nov 29 7 PM @ Manuel's

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Josh G.
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Atlanta, GA
Announcing a new Meetup for The Atlanta Science Tavern!

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What: ATL SCI TAV: Emory's Uriel Kitron on Sat Nov 29 7 PM @ Manuel's

When: November 29, 2008 7:00 PM

Price: $1.00 per person

Where: Click the link below to find out!

Meetup Description: Topic:
Please join us on Saturday, November 29th, 7 PM at Manuel's Tavern to learn about the ecology of infectious disease from Emory University's Uriel Kitron, Professor and Chair of the Environmental Studies Department. Learn more about Uriel and his research at http://www.envs.emory...­

Dr. Kitron's research interest is the eco-epidemiology of infectious diseases, with an emphasis on tropical and emerging diseases such as dengue, Chagas disease, malaria, schistosomiasis and West Nile virus. His researchers study the ecology of the insect vectors and the mammalian reservoir hosts of the diseases. In addition to field work his researchers use geographic information systems (GIS) and remote sensing to gather and manage environmental data that can explain the spatial distribution of disease and vectors, and assess risk of transmission.

His research is funded by NIH, NSF and CDC include large-scale collaborative studies international studies of malaria and schistosomiasis in Kenya, Chagas disease in Argentina and dengue in Peru, and of West Nile virus and Lyme disease in the US.

Where:
Manuel's Tavern
602 N. Highland Ave
Atlanta, GA 30307
404-525-3447

When:
Saturday, November 29th from 7PM to 10PM

Cost:
$1 per guest

Meetup Agenda
07:00PM - 08:15PM: Dinner and drinks in the North Avenue Room
08:15PM - 10:00PM : Group discussion lead by our guest presenter in the North Avenue Room

Hope to see you there!

Give me a call at 770-714-2465 or email me as jsgough gmail com if you have any questions.
-Josh

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