Speaker: Dr Helen Curry (University of Cambridge) - 'Tinkering with Genes and Chromosomes in the Lab and Garden, 1930 - 1960'
Egenis / Symbiology Lab seminar
This talk will consider the history of a few techniques used to modify the genes and chromosomes of agricultural and horticultural plants in the mid-twentieth century. These include exposure to radiation from x-rays and radioisotopes and the application of chemical mutagens.
|An Egenis, the Centre for the Study of Life Sciences seminar|
|Date||28 January 2014|
|Time||16:00 to 17:30|