The Science Scene

Monday to Tuesday, May 22-23

"Georgia Climate Research Roadmap Workshop." The Georgia Climate Project, founded by Emory, UGA and Georgia Tech, is bringing together experts from seven Georgia universities, state government, the city of Atlanta, the CDC and environmental consultancies to develop a list of the top questions needed to be addressed to help Georgia better understand and address climate change. At Rollins School of Public Health's Claudia Nance Rollins Building, room 1034.

Thursday, May 25

"The Other Side." Martin Croce, chief of the Division of Trauma and Critical Care at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, will deliver the annual Harlan Stone Lecture in Trauma. At 7 am in the Emory University Hospital auditorium.

"The Reconfiguration of Privacy and Confidentiality in the Age of the Electronic Medical Record." Clinical ethicist Bryan Kibbe will give a seminar. At 4 pm in the Emory Center for Ethics, room 162.

Friday, May 26

"Novel Citation-based Search Method for Scientific Literature." Epidemiologist Cecile Janssens is featured in Rollins School of Public Health's Epi Grand Rounds. At noon in the Claudia Nance Rollins Building, room 1000.

Saturday, May 27
Transforming Organic Chemistry

"Transforming Organic Chemistry to Build a Cleaner, More Sustainable World." Daniel Morton, the managing director of the Center for Chemical Innovation at Emory University, is the featured speaker. He'll provide an overview of how the center brings together experts from across the United States toward the goal of transforming the way we put together organic molecules in a sustainable and efficient manner. An Atlanta Science Tavern event, at 7 pm at Manuel's Tavern.

Thursday, June 1

"Emory Quality Conference: Working as a Team to Improve Health." Poster sessions and talks by leading experts on how we can work together to achieve our population health goals. From 4:30 to 7 pm at Emory's Cox Hall and School of Medicine.

Tuesday, June 13
Cities, Climate Change and Trees

"How Cities Affect Climate Change and How Trees Can Help." J. Marshall Shepherd, a University of Georgia scientist and expert on weather and climate, discusses the simple to complex ways cities affect our climate and how trees can mitigate some of these changes. At 7 pm at the Trees Atlanta Tree House.

Thursday to Friday, June 15-16

"Health Systems Transformation: Evolving for Changing Times." A symposium focused on ways to integrate clinical and community health and prevention strategies, sponsored by the Georgia Department of Public Health. At the Macon Marriott City Center in Macon, Georgia.

For more events, click on links to Emory calendars:

Center for Ethics
Center for Mind, Brain and Culture
Department of Pharmacology
Frontiers in Neuroscience Seminars 
Math and Computer Science
Rollins School of Public Health
School of Medicine: Medical Grand Rounds