Studying development to understand disease

Studying development to understand disease

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  • Stem cells
How do scientists at the Gurdon Institute uncover what goes wrong in cancer, dementia and other diseases?
Friday, 22 September 2017 - 2.00pm to 3.45pm BST
Open to: 
Alumni and guests
Theme: 
Science and technology
Capacity: 
20

The answer is: by studying different model systems from yeast to flies to human organoids, in order to understand how cells develop. Join us for a talk from one of the Institute's leading scientists to hear about our work, tour our labs and meet the researchers.

Running order

  • 2pm – Talk
  • 3pm – Visitors may leave or stay for a 45 minute tour of the Institute.
Meeting point: 
Entrance foyer
Price: 
Free of charge

Location

The Gurdon Institute, Henry Wellcome Building of Cancer and Developmental Biology
Tennis Court Road
Cambridge
CB2 1QN
United Kingdom

Accessibility

We will provide chairs when possible during the talks.