Virtual Scholar Talk: Saving Species and Preventing Pandemics

September 18 - September 18
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Frost Science Museum, Online-Zoom, Arts & Entertainment District, Miami, Florida 33132, United States
Virtual Scholar Talk: Saving Species and Preventing Pandemics
September 18 - September 18
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Virtual Scholar Talk: Saving Species and Preventing Pandemics

Frost Science Museum, Online-Zoom, Arts & Entertainment District, Miami, Florida 33132, United States

About

Register -The Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science, an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, is proud to partner with Smithsonian Affiliates across the country on Friday, September 18, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. to present a special online program


This hour-long program on Zoom will feature a presentation from researchers in the Global Health Program and will include the opportunity for audience participants to submit questions in the chat.

About The Scholar Talk

Dr. Maureen Kamau is a Smithsonian veterinary research fellow with the Global Health Program, and is based at the Mpala Research Center in Laikipia, Kenya. Through her fellowship, she participates in clinical care of Kenya’s native wildlife and conducts various research projects in wildlife population health and conservation. Maureen will share her experiences following this unique career path, how her research in Kenya relates to current concerns around infectious disease and pandemics, and how her careful study of poop has been instrumental in working to save the Eastern Black Rhino.

Location

Frost Science Museum, Online-Zoom, Arts & Entertainment District, Miami, Florida 33132, United States
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