Date for Saag lecture at the Alys Stephens Center changed to Nov. 9

The date for a lecture by Michael Saag, M.D., director of UAB's Center for AIDS Research, has been moved back one week. "The Plague That Thunders" was originally scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 2. Instead, Saag will deliver the lecture at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9 in UAB's Alys Stephens Center, 1200 10th Ave. South. The lecture is free and open to the public. Call 205-975-2787 or go to

Saag will talk about the center's ongoing work and its extensive efforts at the Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia. The cutting-edge research and treatment provided by CFAR affects patients in Alabama,  Zambia  and throughout the world. The lecture is inspired by the Alys Stephens Center's presentation of the African Children's Choir Sunday, Nov. 14.