At KNME's December Science Cafe, Saturday, Dec. 18 from 10 a.m. to noon, view a segment of Frontline/World, then join in a discussion with Helen J. Wearing, assistant professor, UNM departments of biology and mathematics & statistics.

Learn how Wearing uses math to model and understand transmission of infectious diseases and about potential risks to U.S. residents from newly emerging diseases. The event is held at Madeleine's Place Event Center, 3824 Corrales Road, Corrales. Admission for the event is free but a reservation is required. Seats are limited and available on a first come, first served basis.

RSVP to Rose Poston or call her at (505) 277-2396.

Media contact: Carolyn Gonzales, 277-5920; e-mail: