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(BSW) January 6 meeting + 2009 Dues

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  • Kathy Bilton
    There s now a flyer for the January 6th meeting posted at http://botsoc.org/jan09.pdf +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Please get
    Message 1 of 1 , Dec 30, 2008
      There's now a flyer for the January 6th meeting posted at


      Please get your 2009 dues in now if you have not already. $10 for one $15
      for two at the same address.

      Send them to:

      Paul Peterson
      Department of Botany, MRC-166
      National Museum of Natural History
      Smithsonian Institution
      P.O. Box 37012
      Washington, DC 20013-7012


      Fairly recent Washington POst article on Ginkgo in Washington


      Next BSW Meeting

      Date: Tuesday, January 6th 7:00 PM

      Speaker: Dr. Paul Yarowsky

      Topic: Water-Insoluble Neurotoxins from Cycas micronesica Recreate the
      Spectrum of Guamanian Neurological Diseases

      Dr. Yarowsky is Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Experimental
      Therapeutics at University of Maryland School of Medicine. His talk will
      focus on the relationship of Cycas micronesica, the people on Guam, and
      human degenerative diseases.

      Meeting location: Cathy Kerby Room (Room CE-340), Smithsonian
      Institution, National Museum of Natural History, 10th St. and Constitution
      Avenue NW, Washington, DC. Use the Constitution Avenue entrance; wait to
      be escorted up. As usual, light refreshments will be served prior to and
      after the presentation.

      Pre-meeting dinner: 5:30 P.M. at the Elephant & Castle Pub and Restaurant,
      1201 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington. Phone 202-347-7707. The
      restaurant is diagonally across from the Old Post Office Pavilion at 12th
      and Pennsylvania, a few blocks from the Museum, with Federal Triangle the
      nearest Metro station, and Metro Center also nearby.

      Webpage: http://www.botsoc.org/


      Happy Holidays to All!
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