Who Do You Think You Are? The 500-Million-Years Ago Edition with Professor Carol MacKintosh
Date: Thursday 19 March 2015, 7:00pm – 8:00pm
Venue: D’Arcy Thompson Lecture Theatre, Tower Building, University of Dundee, DD1 4HN
Booking: Free, non-bookable
Discover how an evolutionary leap in our ancient ancestry boosted communication systems, so that the cells in our bodies are better at sorting multiple messages than even the smartest of smartphones. Genetic mutations in cancers cause information flow through these communication networks to be misdirected, suggesting new anti-cancer strategies.
Organised by Tayside and Fife branch of the British Science Association.
Please arrive early to avoid disappointment. Artwork by Ionatan Waisguss http://about.me/ionatan