Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Doubletree Airport Hotel, 37 NE Loop 410 at McCullough
“The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Inbreeding and Incest in Royal Families”
Richard Ludueña, PhD, Professor of Biochemistry in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, will deliver the address at the 42nd Annual Meeting of the Friends of the P.I. Nixon Medical Historical Library, November 7, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. The dinner, which is followed by a short business meeting, will be held at the Doubletree Airport Hotel, 37 NE Loop 410 at McCullough.
Dr. Ludueña will discuss incest and inbreeding in the Spanish, Egyptian and Inca royal families, describing their behaviors and exploring reasons why inbreeding and/or incest, despite the taboo, persisted in these families.
The Friends of the P.I. Nixon Medical Historical Library invite students in all of the schools to attend the dinner and become members of the Friends’ group. The cost to students for the dinner and annual membership is $30. Students are encouraged to apply for sponsorships which cover the cost of registration and membership for one year.
For all others, the cost of the dinner is $55.
All who are interested in the history of medicine are invited to an intriguing presentation and an enjoyable evening of good food and conversation.
Advance registration is required. Please RSVP, including requests for scholarship assistance, by November 2, 2012. Send completed registration form to Susan Hunnicutt, Special Projects Librarian: Hunnicutt@uthscsa.edu.