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6th November 2017 – On The Face Of It

Surfaces and Interfaces in Chemistry, Physics and Medicine Dr Andrew Thomas of the School of Materials, Photon Science Institute, The University of Manchester will be presenting this topic. Every solid or liquid has a surface. We probably take this for granted, but … Continue reading

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4th September 2017 – Building Biological Batteries

This topic will be presented by Nick Fowler, a Biophysics PhD student at the Manchester Institute of Biotechnology. In Nick’s own words: “Nature has had billions of years to evolve the various life processes that constitute life. As a result, these … Continue reading

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3rd July 2017 – Laboratory Support in Poisoning

Laboratory Support in Poisoning – a Clinical Toxicologist’s View Dr Ian D Watson MSc PhD FRCPath FACB FIBMS DipMedTech CSci EurSpLM MCMI Retired Consultant Clinical Biochemist Dr Watson will give a presentation on ‘Laboratory Support in Poisoning’. This will cover an historical perspective, the … Continue reading

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5th June 2017 – Mersey Gateway

Keith Bold will tell the story of one of the largest construction projects in the UK. Work started on the Mersey Gateway Project on 7th May 2014 and in autumn 2017 a new six lane toll bridge over the Mersey … Continue reading

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8th May 2017 – Human Leucocyte Antigen (HLA) System

Andy Canterbury is the business development manager for MC Diagnostics, a small company based in St Asaph, North Wales and they have developed a DNA microarray platform for medical diagnostic testing; the primary application being HLA typing. Andrew has an … Continue reading

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3rd April 2017 – Genes Regulating Ageing

Genes Regulating Ageing and the Quest for Immortality Dr. Joao Pedro de Magalhaes, Institute of Ageing and Chronic Disease, University of Liverpool. Hundreds of genes are now known to regulate ageing and have been shown to increase longevity by up … Continue reading

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