Monthly Talk 6th June 2019

A talk on GENETICS

SPEAKER: Laurence Hurst


Laurence Hurst is Professor of Evolutionary Genetics and Director of the Milner Centre for Evolution at the University of Bath. He leads research into genes, genomes and genetic systems with the aim of improving fundamental understanding but also with a view to improving healthcare diagnostics and treatments.

He is currently considering, amongst other things, how the genetic systems of organisms (including us) evolve from one generation to the next. He has been awarded numerous academic prizes and fellowships and is currently President of the Genetics Society (which has its centenary this year).

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