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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.

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Byrne House