The Science Scene

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.

Sunday, July 9

"Woolly: A True Story of De-Extinction." A talk by Ben Mezrich, author of the new book" Woolly: The True Story of the De-Extinction of One of History's Most Iconic Creatures." The book describes an exhilarating true adventure story from the icy terrain of Siberia to the genetic labs of Harvard where a group of young scientists are working to sequence the DNA of a frozen woolly mammoth harvested from above the Arctic circle and splice elements of that sequence into the DNA of a modern elephant. At 7:30 pm at the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta.

Thursday, July 27

"Climate Change Research." A talk by Georgia Tech's Kim Cobb, who is researching the mechanisms of global climate change, both natural and anthropogenic, by looking at tropical corals and cave stalagmites.  A Science Cafe event, at 6 pm in Atlanta Botanical Garden's Mershon Hall.

Thursday, August 31

"Public Health Career Fair." Public health and healthcare organizations come together to network with promising Rollins students and alumni. The event includes talks, workshops and opportunities to mingle. From 10 am to 2 pm at the Emory Conference Center Hotel.

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