The second instalment of this series will feature a a Victorian scientist, who once injected himself with the myxoma virus, in order to prove that myxomatosis did not affect humans! Join Peter Baume to learn the identity of this Great Australian, and hear about his fascinating and accomplished life.

Peter Baume is a Fellow of the Royal Society of New South Wales. He is a physician who holds a doctorate, two honorary doctorates, and several fellowships and is a Companion in the Order of Australia (having previously been an Officer of the same Order). He has published extensively, reviews for a number of journals and has received a number of competitive grants.

When: Monday 23 July, 6.00pm for 6.30 – 7.30pm
Where: Mitchell Theatre, Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts, 280 Pitt Street, Sydney NSW 2000
Cost: $15 – SMSA & Royal Society Members & Fellows, $20 – Non-members & Guests. Light refreshments are included.
Contact: (02) 9262 7300

Image courtesy of SMSA

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