GMS     The Georgia Mineral Society, Inc.
4138 Steve Reynolds Boulevard
Norcross, GA 30093-3059

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING

Meetings are 7:30 pm the first Monday of each Month at:
4138 Steve Reynolds Boulevard
Norcross, GA 30093-3059

Visitors and Guests are Welcome!


Date: June 3, 2024
Social Time: 7:00 pm
Meeting Time: 7:30 pm
Location: In-Person at GMS and Virtual via Zoom (link is on the GMS calendar here)
Speaker: Jack Arbiser, GMS Member
Topic: Sharing his adventures and collection

Jack Arbiser MD, PhD is an internationally known dermatologist who specializes in minerals of the Southeast USA and Israel. He obtained his BS and MS in organic chemistry at Emory University. During his masters degree, he introduced Dr. Dennis Liotta and Dr. Raymond Schinazi, who developed Emtriva, an antiviral cocktail which transformed HIV/AIDS from a death sentence to a chronic disease. He obtained an MD and PhD (genetics) at Harvard Medical School, dermatology residency at Harvard, and Howard Hughes fellowship with Dr. Judah Folkman, father of the field of angiogenesis. Dr. Arbiser was the first to show how dominant oncogenes stimulate angiogenesis. He returned to Emory, where he became the inaugural Thomas Lawley Professor of Dermatology. He has co-founded Accuitis, a clinical stage company focusing on inflammation and fibrosis, and ABBY with a novel compound for brain tumors.

Hope to see you all there to see and experience Jack's collection.

Jane Stone
Vice President of Programs


Past Meeting Zoom Videos

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Past Speakers

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General meetings are usually on the first Monday of the month. If this date falls on a holiday, the general meeting will be on the SECOND Monday of the month. In September, the annual picnic and auction replaces the general meeting and is held on a Saturday.

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