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Maryn McKenna presents "Big Chicken" - the Incredible Story of How Antibiotics Created Modern Agriculture and Changed the Way the World Eats

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)

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Free and open to the public! Join us for a lecture by Maryn McKenna, author of the new book "Big Chicken: The Incredible Story of How Antibiotics Created Modern Agriculture and Changed the Way the World Eats". This event is sponsored by the Emory University Center for the Study of Human Health. Reception and book signing to follow. Barnes and Noble will also be onsite with books for sale. Seating is limited! Reserve your free ticket today!

Speaker Bio: Maryn McKenna is an award-winning journalist who specializes in public and global health. She is the author of Big Chicken (titled Plucked in the United Kingdom and elsewhere), the first book-length exploration of global antibiotic use in agriculture; Superbug,a narrative history of the emergence of antibiotic resistance worldwide; and Beating Back the Devil, an account of a year embedded with the CDC’s Epidemic Intelligence Service. She writes for the New York Times Magazine, National Geographic, Newsweek and other magazines and is a Senior Fellow of the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism at Brandeis University. Her 2015 TED Talk, "What do we do when antibiotics do't work anymore?", has been viewed 1.5 million times.

Parking available at the Emory University Peavine Deck (29 Eagle Row, Atlanta, 30322).


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    Anthropology Building
    1557 Dickey Drive
    Anthropology 303
    Atlanta, GA 30322

    Tuesday, October 17, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)


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