Month: April 2018

Pontus Skoglund – Learning about evolution from ancient genomes

Speaker: Dr. Pontus Skoglund (The Francis Crick Institute) Title: Learning about evolution from ancient genomes Where: Anatomy G04 Gavin de Beer LT, UCL (Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT) When: 24th April 2018, 17:30 Abstract: Evolution is defined as genetic change through time, and the only direct way to study such temporal processes in humans and other populations over longer time …

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LERN Debate 2018 – Synthetic biology

LERN DEBATE 2018 – Synthetic biology Recent technological advances are allowing scientists to redesign organisms or even build new life forms from scratch. This new developing area of research steps beyond traditional Genetic Modification (GM), to combine science and engineering in what is known as Synthetic Biology. Technologies such as CRISPR-Cas are already allowing us …

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