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Events Calendar

September 28, 2018

8:30 AM - 6:00 PM EDT

<p>Minimizing the Risk of Antimicrobial Resistance from Food Animal Production</p>

Antimicrobial resistance is a major public health concern that has prompted a movement to reduce the use of antibiotics in food animal production. This daylong symposium will discuss the drivers that lead to antimicrobial resistance from animal food production, the primary pathways of pathogen transmission, the drive to prioritize the use of non-medically important antibiotics and an array of strategies to mitigate antimicrobial resistance.

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October 23, 2018

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM EDT

<p>New Therapeutic Strategies to Combat Antibacterial Resistance</p>

This symposium will focus on the current challenges that basic and translational researchers are facing to fight antimicrobial resistance, as well as offering perspectives on emerging therapeutic strategies to address this global health threat.

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October 10, 2018

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM EDT

The Mystery of Our Mathematical Universe

Why is it that fundamental laws discovered through pure mathematics have been able to describe the behavior of our physical world with such precision? Given that the physical universe is comprised of mathematical properties, some have posited that mathematics is the language of the universe, whose laws reveal what appears to be a hidden order in the natural world. Physicist S. James Gates, Jr. and science writer Margaret Wertheim explore the uncanny ability of mathematics to reveal the mystery of our universe.

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