to explore fragile X research
Geneticists at the School of Medicine will present their latest
findings and discuss the outlook for future treatments of fragile
X syndrome at “Building for the Future,” a program open
to the public, at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18 in the Whitehead Building.
Presentations will include a history of fragile X research at Emory
and an overview of ongoing research and potential new approaches
to treatment. The program also will feature a tour of the human
To RSVP, contact Lauren Koontz at 404-727-4085 or lkoontz@genetics.
VE seeks volunteers
for sports camp
Volunteer Emory (VE) is inviting FAME groups to take part in its
annual Sports Camp, Sept. 20 from 11 a.m.–2 p.m. on McDonough
At the camp, VE hosts approximately 150 children from Atlanta-area
Boys and Girls Clubs, shelters and schools for a day of sports-related
activities such as a Frisbee toss and relay races.
Volunteers are responsible only for supplies and small prizes for
the children. For more information on how to take part, send e-mail
or call 404-727-6269.
Women’s Club to host fall tea at Lullwater, Sept. 10
Both Debbie Wagner, wife of President Jim Wagner, and JoAn Chace,
wife of former President Bill Chace, are expected to attend the
Emory Women’s Club’s Fall Tea, Wednesday, Sept. 10,
from 1–3 p.m. at Lullwater House. The entire Emory community
is welcome to attend.
Parking within Lullwater Park is allowed; carpooling is encouraged.
For more information, contact Kathryn King-Metters at 404-874-0763.