Mar 18, 2017
from 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM
|Where||On the lawn, Downing Site, CB2 3EA|
|Contact Phone||01223 766766|
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Can plants sense us? Do flies see what we see? What is bioengineering?
Researchers from across the biological disciplines unite to showcase the personal side of their research.
Exhibits include: Plants go speed-dating, with the Department of Plant Sciences and CambPlants Tailor-made crops for tomorrow, with NIAB
How plants get personal, with the Sainsbury Laboratory Eat food. Not too much.
Mostly plants, with the Global Food Security Initiative and Food Security Forum Eyes, body and brain; learning from flies, fish and shrimp, with the Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Highlighting biology with fluorescence microscopy, with the Departments of Genetics and Pharmacology and the Linnean Society Sensors for assisted living.
Personalised nanotechnology and wearable technology, with the Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology
The 3Rs of animal research, with the AWERB Committee for Replacement, Reduction and Refinement in Animal Experimentation Discovering humanity through human evolutionary studies, with the Leverhulme Centre for Evolutionary Studies Engineering biology together, with Synthetic Biology and Biomakespace.