Wednesday, September 23, 2009
Guest Speaker Friday Sept 25 9:25 AM in Auditorium
Dr. Terrence Tumpey, a world renowned microbiologist from the Center for Disease Control in Atlanta, will discuss his current research on the avian flu virus (H5N1). He has also worked on the very virulent "Spanish Flu Virus" which was involved the 1918 Flu Pandemic.
For additional information:
Pandemic Influenza Web site
PBS Nova "Ask the Expert" interview with Dr. Tumpey
Washington Post article on Dr. Tumpey's Research "Tiny Mutations Can Limit Influenza Spread: Study Finds Recreated Spanish Virus Less Contagious After Changes"
MSNBC for a story on the Spanish Influenza virus