Announcement: Soup and Sandwich Seminar: Coronoavirus COVID-19: A "new plague"?

Coronoavirus COVID-19: A "new plague"?

Speaker: Dr. John Lammert,  Professor Emeritus of Biology/Gustavus

Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 11:30 a.m.

A novel respiratory virus is sweeping across China and is leaking into the rest of the world. TV and print news obsessively display footage of masked Chinese people. World economic markets are hesitant. Are our fears founded? Will this virus explode into a spreading  pandemic? This talk will explore the biology of the coronavirus, how our body fights a virus infection, how viruses make us sick, how coronavirus infection might be treated, and seasonal features of coronavirus infection.

(Dr. Lammert taught in the fields of immunology and microbiology at the Gustavus Biology Department for over 30 years)

RESERVATION AND PREPAYMENT REQUIRED

*Meal served at 11:30 a.m.  Talk begins at 12:00pm and is over by 1:00 p.m.                                

Cost is $8 for Arboretum Members and $9 for non-members. 

Credit card: Go to gustavustickets.com or call the Ticketing Office at 933-7590 to register. 

Check: Mail to Shirley Mellema, Linnaeus Arboretum, 800 West College Ave., St. Peter, MN 56082

Questions? Please contact arboretum@gustavus.edu or call 507-933-6181.           

Sponsored by: LINNAEUS ARBORETUM


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Coronoavirus COVID-19: A "new plague"?

Speaker: Dr. John Lammert,  Professor Emeritus of Biology/Gustavus

Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 11:30 a.m.

A novel respiratory virus is sweeping across China and is leaking into the rest of the world. TV and print news obsessively display footage of masked Chinese people. World economic markets are hesitant. Are our fears founded? Will this virus explode into a spreading  pandemic? This talk will explore the biology of the coronavirus, how our body fights a virus infection, how viruses make us sick, how coronavirus infection might be treated, and seasonal features of coronavirus infection.

(Dr. Lammert taught in the fields of immunology and microbiology at the Gustavus Biology Department for over 30 years)

RESERVATION AND PREPAYMENT REQUIRED

*Meal served at 11:30 a.m.  Talk begins at 12:00pm and is over by 1:00 p.m.                                

Cost is $8 for Arboretum Members and $9 for non-members. 

Credit card: Go to gustavustickets.com or call the Ticketing Office at 933-7590 to register. 

Check: Mail to Shirley Mellema, Linnaeus Arboretum, 800 West College Ave., St. Peter, MN 56082

Questions? Please contact arboretum@gustavus.edu or call 507-933-6181.           

Sponsored by: LINNAEUS ARBORETUM

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PostedFeb 13, 2020