Announcing HHMI's 1998 Holiday Lectures on Science, "Of Hearts and Hypertension: Blazing Genetic Trails"

Drwebby drwebby at aol.com
Thu Nov 19 23:22:34 EST 1998


The Howard Hughes Medical Institute's 1998 Holiday Lectures on Science, "Of 
Hearts and Hypertension: Blazing Genetic Trails," will focus on human genetics,

cardiovascular biology, and the role of the kidney in hypertension. The free 
lectures will be broadcast live via satellite and webcast from the Holiday 
Lectures website [http://www.holidaylectures.org] on December 7 & 8, 1998. Web 
visitors can participate in an interactive video chat from 1:30PM to 2:30PM EST

each lecture day.

Teachers who register for the Holiday Lectures on Science can receive a free 
Teacher and Student Guide that makes it easy to integrate lecture concepts into

a high school science curriculum. 

The website [http://www.holidaylectures.org] also contains a wide variety of 
activities that complement the lectures, including the Interactive Web 
multimedia components and an Ask a Scientist feature for students to submit 
questions to scientists via e-mail. 

Channel One Connection (formerly the Classroom Channel) will rebroadcast 
lectures one and two on January 13, 1999, and lectures three and four on
January 
20, 1999. 

To create a link to the website or obtain additional press resources, visit the

Press Kit page at http://www.holidaylectures.org/grants/lectures/presskit/.

Visit the website at http://www.holidaylectures.org to register, get 
instructions for webcasting, or explore the educational resources.  Contact 
David Jarmul, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, (301) 215-8857, email: 
jarmuld at hhmi.org for additional information.



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