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Cafe Scientifique - Health and the disposable cave man: understanding disease using evolution

On 23 Aug 2017

Aberdeen University’s Cafe Sci series takes place monthly with all events free to attend. No booking is required, places are allocated on a first-come basis. All events are pitched at a very accessible level and give ample time for audience questions

Far from being the “wondrous process” described by wildlife documentaries, evolution is a horrifically cruel process. Can the resulting scars on our genomes be put to good use, to understand not only health but also the causes of disease?

Speaker: Dr Alasdair Mackenzie, Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Aberdeen

Opening Days and Times:

Wednesday

7.00-8.45pm

Ticket Information:

Free Event.

Link to Event Website:

http://www.abdn.ac.uk/community-cafes

Venue Detail:

Waterstones Aberdeen
3-7 Union St
Aberdeen
AB11 6BG

Theme:

Talks, Lectures & Conferences

Organiser Details:

Dr Jenifer Scott
University of Aberdeen
email: peru@abdn.ac.uk
tel: 01224 273739


Please note: Aberdeen City Council are not responsible for the accuracy of the details of events which are submitted by third parties. We recommend that you contact the organisers, using the details above, to confirm that the events details are still current before attending any event.

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