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UWaterloo Public Lecture: The Science Behind Ebola

Faculties of Science, Applied Health Sciences and Engineering, University of Waterloo

Wednesday, 24 September 2014 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)

UWaterloo Public Lecture: The Science Behind Ebola

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Ebola Lecture- Media Seating Ended Free  

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**This event is sold out. You are welcome to come to wait outside the theatre, and if we have seats remaining due to no-shows, you will be allowed in at 6:55pm.**

The Faculties of Science, Engineering and Applied Health Sciences invite the public to attend an evening lecture and discussion to explore the science behind the Ebola virus. Please register for a ticket to attend this free event.

Lecturer Christine Dupont, PhD of the Department of Biology will give an opening talk examining where the Ebola virus came from and how it affects the human body.

Professor Shannon Majowicz of the School of Public Health and Health Systems will discuss Ebola’s epidemiology, exploring how it spreads and mechanisms to prevent infection.

Professor Marc Aucoin of the Department of Chemical Engineering will explain the science behind ZMapp and VSV-EBOV, the Canadian experimental drug and vaccine used against the Ebola virus.

The audience will have the opportunity to ask the speakers questions in a panel discussion following the lectures.

Location: Humanities Theatre, Hagey Hall. Parking available in Lot H.

Have questions about UWaterloo Public Lecture: The Science Behind Ebola? Contact Faculties of Science, Applied Health Sciences and Engineering, University of Waterloo

When & Where


Humanities Theatre, Hagey Hall
University of Waterloo
200 University Ave W
Waterloo, On N2L 3G1
Canada

Wednesday, 24 September 2014 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)


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