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COLORADO: CSU Plans Events on March 24-25 to Mark World Tuberculosis Day




 

Reporterherald.com (Loveland, CO) (03.15.13) Aids Weekly Plus

TB researchers at Colorado State University (CSU) plan to commemorate World TB Day with events on March 24 and 25 that will educate and raise awareness about the disease. Between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. on March 24 at the Fort Collins Museum of Discovery, “Bacteria Wars” will be presented. This family event will include games, videos, exhibits, and activities designed to teach individuals of all ages information about TB and other diseases. The museum is located at 408 Mason Court, Fort Collins, Colo. For further information, please visit http://fcmod.org. On March 25, CSU will host an event targeted for high school students that will enable them to visit the university’s research laboratories and talk with some of the top researchers in the TB field. The Mycobacteria Research Laboratories at CSU include the Rocky Mountain Regional Biocontainment Laboratory. To register for this event, contact Asma Henry at Asma.Henry@colostate.edu.



 


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