The Science Scene

Friday, July 12

"Plastic Earth." A screening of the groundbreaking documentary "Plastic Earth" about the urgent need to address the global plastic crisis. The film follows a concerned mother, Janice Overbeck, as she embarks on a journey to uncover the full extent of the problem and the innovative solutions being developed to tackle it. Following the screening, an informal panel discussion will feature Janice Overbeck and local leaders working to combat the plastic crisis here in Atlanta. Free and open to the public. At 6 pm at Science Gallery Atlanta.

Monday, July 15 to Wednesday, July 31

"Summer Institute in Statistics and Modeling in Infectious Diseases." A training program for researchers from academia, government and industry in cutting-edge analytic methods, based at Rollins School of Public Health. Topics include network modeling for epidemics, evolutionary dynamics and molecular epidemiology of viruses, reconstructing transmission with genomic data, and many more. Registration required.

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