Nov 7

Science on Tap - Canceled

Science on Tap Attendees,

We regret to inform you that our presenter, Dr. Greg Bossart, will not be appearing as scheduled for Science on Tap Thursday, November 7th.

Due to the specific nature of the material and Dr. Bossart’s unique ability to present on the topic, we will not be attempting to find a substitute host. This Science on Tap will be canceled and any tickets already purchased will be refunded.

We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your support of Georgia Aquarium. Stay tuned for our next Science on Tap!

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Please Note

  • Entrance for Science on Tap will be through the main entrance of Georgia Aquarium
  • Doors open at 6:00 pm
  • Guests with reservation simply need to provide their name and will receive a wristband at check in, there will not be an opportunity to purchase tickets at the event
  • Guests will enjoy a reception from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm with an open bar (beer and wine) and light hors d’oeuvres in the lobby of Georgia Aquarium’s 4D Theater
  • The presentation begins at 7:00 pm on the stage of the 4D Theater, with the talk concluding around 8:00 pm
  • Late seating may not be available – please arrive before 7:00 pm
  • Guests may bring food and drinks into the theater, but will not be served during the lecture
  • Once the Q&A session concludes, the bar will reopen for drinks only and last call will be at 8:45 pm
  • Guests must be 21 or older and may be required to show ID at bars for alcoholic beverages
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Speaker Bio

Dr. Gregory Bossart

Dr. Gregory Bossart has spent the last 30 years working in clinical domestic, marine mammal and avian medicine and wildlife pathology on a national and international basis. He has over 170 peer-reviewed scientific publications focused primarily on the pathologic basis of disease in wild animals. He received his doctorate in veterinary medicine from the University of Pennsylvania. In 1995 he completed his Ph.D in immunology at Florida International University. Dr. Bossart is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (Hon.) and a Diplomate of the European College of Zoological Medicine (Wildlife Population Health).

Presently, he is Senior Vice President and Chief Veterinary Officer at Georgia Aquarium, as well as a Voluntary Professor in the Department of Pathology at the University of Miami’s School of Medicine, Adjunct Professor in the Department of Pathology at the University of Georgia’s College of Veterinary Medicine and on the graduate faculty at the Medical University of South Carolina. His recent published research has documented resurging and emerging diseases in manatees, whales, dolphins and birds. He has helped characterize the first viral disease in manatees and was responsible for developing the first immunohistochemical technique for diagnosing red tide poisoning in marine mammals and birds. He is particularly interested in the application of aquatic species as sentinels for the effects of global climate change, ecosystem and human health.

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