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NYC LOCAL: Wednesday 15 November 2006 NYU Free Culture Club: Gavin Yamey

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Subject: NYC LOCAL: Wednesday 15 November 2006 NYU Free Culture Club: Gavin Yamey on the Public Library of Science
Date: 14 Nov 2006 02:24:47 -0500

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 Date: Tue, 14 Nov 2006 01:36:07 -0500
 From: "Fred Benenson" <>
 To: "Free Culture @ NYU's list serv" <>
 Subject: [free-culture] REMINDER: PLoS Comes to NYU Wednesday at 6:30pm
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 Free Culture @ NYU,

 We're not meeting tomorrow (Tuesday) but we are having an event on
 Wednesday.. Please join us! We'll be giving out free t-shirts and
 schwag from PLoS.

 Gavin Yamey from the Public Library of Science will be joining on
 Wednesday the 15th at 6:30pm to give a presentation. We've
 co-sponsored the evening with the Information Law Institute Student
 Association, who will be providing us a luxurious room at the law

 Here is Gavin's bio:

 Gavin Yamey, Senior Editor, PLoS Medicine

  Gavin Yamey is a product of three continents - he was born in Cape
 Town, raised in London, and now lives in San Francisco. He studied
 medicine at the University of Oxford and University College London,
 graduating in 1994. After five years of working as a physician in a
 variety of settings - including an AIDS hospice, a dialysis ward, and
 a brain injuries unit - he joined the British Medical Journal (BMJ)in
 1999 as a trainee in medical journalism and editing. In 2001, he moved
 to San Francisco to be the deputy editor of the Western Journal of
 Medicine, published by the BMJ and the University of California. Gavin
 has written extensively on global health, malaria, and HIV/AIDS, and
 has helped to train medical editors at workshops in Barcelona and
 Addis Ababa.He'll be coming to Free Culture @ NYU to give a
 presentation about his work on open access, global health, and The
 Public Library of Science. The Public Library of Science is an
 open-access academic journal that publishes all of its work under
 Creative Commons Attribution licenses. For more information visit :

 Here are the details:

 Gavin Yamey of Public Library of Science
 Wednesday, November 15th at 6:30pm
 NYU Law School, Furman Hall 326, from 6:30pm-8
 Free and Open to the Public (bring ID if non-NYU)


 Fred Benenson

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