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Speaking Engagements

  • The Yerkes Research Center can be your source of information for groundbreaking health-care research taking place right here in Atlanta, about the scientific discovery process, or just for scientific/research information. Speakers generally participate in or have participated in the following types of speaking engagements: 

High School or University Seminars,


The Womble Carlyle Throught Leader Series,

Retirement Communities

Speaking topics span a wide range of topics, including:

  • Neurological Disorders
  • Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Cognitive Decline in Aging
  • Fear and Anxiety
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Malaria
  • Hepatitis C
  • Women's Health
  • Hormones and Behavior
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Addictions
  • Appetite
  • Drug
  • Sensory-Motor Systems
  • Early Vision Development
  • Movement Control
  • Neural Mechanisms of Memory
  • Evolution
  • Cultural Transmission of Behavior
  • Similarities Between Humans and Great Apes

   If you are interested in having a speaker visit your location, please contact the Public Affairs Office at (404) 727-7732 or