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Microbes that Changed History

Course number : 19739   ID : 88448    Class Section : FAA-PE
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Life can be so very fragile, and the normal genealogical thread can be quickly severed by accident or disease.  It is absolutely certain that if a person would have died before having issue, their modern day descendants would have ceased to exist for the present.  This talk will discuss some of the major plagues and epidemics, which killed hundreds of thousands of people, and thus greatly impacted the future of the world in a major way.  Some of the great microbial and viral disasters covered, will include The Black Death, Smallpox, Yellow Fever, The Irish Potato Blight, The Great Influenza Pandemic, and Ebola, amongst others. Also discussed will be the potential use of biological agents as a means of terrorism.  Your presenter is a boarded toxicologist, specializing in the areas of clinical and forensic toxicology.
 

Class Details

1 Sessions
Weekly - Mon

Location
CE South Building

Instructor
John H. Trestrail III 

 

Notice

Please read:  Tuition remission eligible under Personal Enrichment

Tuition: 

$20.00


Registration Closes On
Monday, December 9, 2019 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
12/9/2019 - 12/9/2019 Weekly - Mon 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Albuquerque, CE South Building  Map, Room: 105 John H. Trestrail III