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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Infectious diseases will be Dr. Robert Moore’s subject Nov. 11 for this year’s final “Tuesday Topics” lecture at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville.

 Moore, professor and head of UT-Knoxville’s department of microbiology, will speak on “Emerging and Re-Emerging Infectious Diseases: Catastrophic Predictions for a World Out-of-Balance.”

 The presentation is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. in 235 University Center, followed by a reception for Moore at 8:15 p.m. hosted by Dr. Lorayne Lester, dean of the college of arts and sciences.

 “Tuesday Topics” is a free public service of the college. Parking is also free in the University Center Parking Garage with a parking voucher that should be brought to the presentation to be stamped.

 The series takes a break for the holidays after Moore’s lecture, resuming Jan. 13 with Dr. David Dungan, professor in the department of religious studies, talking about “Early Images of Jesus in Cultural Context.”


 Contact: Dr. Lynn Champion or Shelley Gentry (423-974-4676)