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K-State Today

September 10, 2012

Gastroenterologist presenting 2012 Clarenburg Lecture Sept. 20

Submitted by Communications and Marketing

Charles O. Elson from the University of Alabama at Birmingham will present the 2012 Clarenburg Lecture at 3:30 p.m. Sept. 20 in the Mara Conference Center in Trotter Hall.

Elson is the Basil I. Hirschowitz chair of gastroenterology and professor of medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology and professor in the department of microbiology. He will present "Maintaining Immunologic Peace with Microbiota."

The Rudolf Clarenburg Lectureship honors the late Rudolf Clarenburg, professor of physiology. The lecture series brings nationally and internationally acclaimed scientists to campus to discuss their research interests with students and faculty members throughout the university.