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Mark your calendar for the Philadelphia Science Festival!

It's April, and we're gearing up for the second annual Philadelphia Science Festival. From April 20 to 29, you can choose from an array of more than 100 events.

Don't miss Wistar's key events, The Great Vaccine Debate and Visualizing the Body Beautiful. Wistar will also be taking part in the Science Scavenger Hunt and the Science Carnival on Logan Circle on April 21, so come say hello while you're strolling around.

The Great Vaccine Debate brings together panelists Hildegund C.J. Ertl, M.D., director of The Wistar Institute Vaccine Center, adjunct professor Paul A. Offit, M.D., Jason Schwartz, M.B.E., A.M., associate fellow at the University of Pennsylvania Center for Bioethics and featured author Mark Largent, Ph.D. to discuss the recent debate surrounding vaccination. This event will take place on Tuesday, April 24 at 6:30 p.m., at The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University. 

At Visualizing the Body Beautiful, Wistar Director of Library Services & Archivist Nina Long and other noted experts in medical and anatomical illustration and modeling will show how artifacts of this visual journey reflect our cultural history and trace the evolution from classical illustration to today’s medical illustration. This event will take place on Friday, April 27 at 6:00 p.m., at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.