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The Science of Saving Lives - Gairdner Lectures with Dr. Lorne Babiuk

October 17, 2012

The Science of Saving Lives - Gairdner Lectures with Dr. Lorne Babiuk

“Vaccines have saved more lives than all other medical advances in the world combined.” — Dr. Lorne Babiuk.

A leader in Canadian vaccine research, Babiuk has devoted his career to safeguarding the health of people at home and abroad. A driving force behind the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization-International Vaccine Centre (VIDO-InterVac) at the University of Saskatchewan until his departure from the U of S in 2007, he is a world expert in infectious diseases and their control.

Babiuk, now Vice President (Research) at the University of Alberta, was named the Canada Gairdner Wightman Laureate in 2012.

Free Public Lectures

October 18, 3:00 p.m.
Faculty, Student and Business Lecture

“Vaccines: Potential for Improving Human and Animal Health”
Convocation Hall, Peter MacKinnon Building, U of S

October 19, 9:30 a.m.
High School Student Lecture
“Fascinated by Science: A Personal Journey”
VIDO Auditorium, 120 Veterinary Road, U of S

To see a video of Dr. Babiuk describing his research, visit www.youtube.com/watch?v=u0FTbJFy6B4



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