VCU Health Seminar Series: ROOTING FOR A CURE at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

Thursday, 18 May, 2017


Rooting for a Cure

Tobacco, snowdrop flower and cancer that looks like butterflies? Plants, some growing in Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, have been used in a variety of ways throughout history. Join Dr. Alicia Zukas, a neuro-oncologist at VCU Massey Cancer Center, as she tells the story of how plants are being used every day to combat all sorts of diseases from cancer to dementia.

Event Details

4:00 PM: Seminar guests are welcome to walk through the gardens free of charge

5:00 PM: Registration check-in opens and light refreshments served

5:30-6:30 PM: Presentation

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Avenue
Henrico, VA 23228

All of the seminars are free and open to the public, however registration is recommended. Once we open registration, you can register online at or call (804) 628-0041 for more information.




Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond, VA 23228

Event Contact

Elizabeth Brooks

Phone: 804-628-0041
Website: Click to Visit

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