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Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Spend the evening with author and neuroscientist Larry Young, PhD, at the Geoffrey Bourne Lecture
 
ATLANTA – March 13,  2013 –  Zoo Atlanta is proud to welcome neuroscientist Larry Young, PhD, as the featured speaker in the 14th annual installment of the Geoffrey Bourne Lecture Series, set for Wednesday, March 27. 
Dr. Young will present “The Chemistry Between Us: The Science of Love and Bonding and Its Implications for Treating Autism.” 
 
Young is the co-author of the new book, “The Chemistry Between Us: Love, Sex and the Science of Attraction.” He serves as Chief of the Division of Behavioral Neuroscience at Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Director of the Center for Translational Social Neuroscience (CTSN) at Emory University and William M. Timmie Professor of Psychiatry at Emory’s School of Medicine. 
 
The presentation will take place at 7 p.m. in the Coca-Cola World Studio in the Conservation Action Resource Center (ARC) at Zoo Atlanta. There is no admission charge, but space is limited and reservations are required. 
 
The Geoffrey Bourne Lecture Series is supported by the Geoffrey Bourne Endowment Fund, which honors the late Geoffrey H. Bourne, PhD, founding President of the Zoological Society of Atlanta and the former Director of Emory University’s Yerkes National Primate Research Center. Established in 1999, the Endowment honors Dr. Bourne’s legacy by providing support for annual distinguished lectures on biology, conservation and human interest. The Bourne Lecture Series has since brought the community presentations by some of the nation’s most respected scientists. 
 
For reservations, call 404.624.5836 or email awalton@zooatlanta.org