Goate to speak at STARS program April 22

The seventh session of the 2002-03 Students and Teachers As Research Scientists (STARS) Academic Year Program will be from 7-8:30 p.m. April 22 at the Century C Millennium Center on the University of Missouri-St. Louis campus.

Alison M. Goate, D.Phil., professor of psychiatry and genetics in the School of Medicine, is known for the discovery of the first known cause of Alzheimer’s disease. She will discuss recent research on Alzheimer’s disease and its implications for treatment.

STARS scholars, teachers, friends, parents and guidance counselors are welcome. Parking is available on the top level of the Millennium Garage on the east side of Millennium Center. A reception will follow the program.

STARS is sponsored by Solutia Inc, the National Science Foundation, the St. Louis Academy of Science, E. Reuben and Gladys Flora Grant Charitable Trust-Commerce Bank and Eric F. Tremayne Trustees, Saint Louis University, Washington University and UM-St. Louis.

For more information, call 516-6226 or e-mail biokmare@admiral.umsl.edu.