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Mobile, Ala. (October 9, 2009)
Contact: Paul Taylor, (251) 470-1682

Med School Cafe - Art or Science?

Aurora 2006. Fluorescence microscopy of lung tissue and nuclei of cells.
Aurora 2006. Fluorescence microscopy of lung tissue and nuclei of cells.

Dr. Troy Stevens, professor of pharmacology and director of the Center for Lung Biology at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine, will lecture at the Mobile Museum of Art on Oct. 21, 2009, as part of the Med School Café, the USA Physicians Group’s monthly lecture series.

Dr. Stevens will discuss the center’s outreach program “Percipio,” a collection of colorful, striking images that were produced by scientists at the USA College of Medicine in the process of conducting their research.

“Percipio” is a Latin term meaning to learn through the senses. The program is designed to educate the community about science through art.

Lunch will be provided for lecture attendees.

The Med School Café lecture and lunch are provided free of charge, but reservations are required. To make reservations, please call (251) 460-7770 or e-mail

For more information about the “Percipio” program, please visit



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