The Science Scene

Wednesday, May 5

"Emory Biotech Consulting Club Gala." A virtual event featuring presentations of four projects by student consulting teams and open remarks from Dean Lisa Tedesco. At 4 pm via Zoom. Pre-registration required.

Tuesday, May 11

State of the Apes
"State of the Apes: Killing, Capture and Trade." Emory disease ecologist Thomas Gillespie is among the experts to be featured in a panel discussion and Q and A on endangered primates, hosted by the Arcus Foundation. The mission of the Arcus Foundation is conservation of great apes. At 11 am via Zoom.

Wednesday, May 12

"Adapting Sociobehaviorial Research with People Who Use Drugs for the COVID Era." A presentation sponsored by the Center for Injury Control. At noon via Zoom.

Thursday, May 13

"Liver Tumors in Children." Pediatric surgeon Rebecca Meyers, from the University of Utah School of Medicine, is featured in Emory School of Medicine's Surgical Grand Rounds. At 7 am via Zoom.

Friday, May 14

"Molecular Glues: Controlling Cell Circuitry in Biology and Medicine." Harvard chemist Stuart Schrieber will describe the history of our understanding of molecular glues as stabilizers, degraders and correctors, and new advances in the field. Hosted by Emory's Biological Discovery through Chemical Innovation program. At noon via Zoom.

May 17 to May 21

"Climate Expo." Six months before the UN Climate Change Conference in Glascow, the virtual Climate Expo will showcase the latest thinking and relevant international research around five key themes: Green recovery, nature-based solutions, mitigation solutions, adaptation and resilience, finance and regulation. The online event is free and open to all.

Thursday to Friday, August 12 to 13

Climate Conference
"Georgia Climate Conference."
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources Coastal Resources Division will host a climate conference on Jekyll Island with the theme "Minimizing Georgia's Risk, Maximizing Georgia's Future." The two-day event will include a poster social, two keynote luncheons, continuing education credits and networking opportunities. Practitioners and researchers working on disaster coastal hazards in Georgia will present results of recent studies, discuss works in progress and share ideas. Registration is required.

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