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Upcoming seminar: Maryn McKenna

This month, Minnesota Medical Leaders, the Microbiology Club, and the BUG Club will be hosting a seminar, our guest speaker being Maryn McKenna, during the evening of Friday, November 30th, 2012. Briefly, Maryn McKenna is a well-known journalist for Wired, Scientific American, and many other journals, most recently contributing to  Nature. She is also the author of the books Beating Back the Devil and Superbug.  She typically focuses on epidemics and other major issues associated with infectious disease and public health, having worked with the CDC and many other collaborative organizations. More information can be found on her website. 

Details:
 
  • Date: Friday, November 30th, 2012
  • Time: 4:00pm
  • Location: Mayo 3-100
Topic: Maryn McKenna will be focusing on infectious diseases that are affecting Americans and how she is able to use social networking, journalism, and writing to reach beyond the scientific community.