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Dr Nessa Carey: Epigenetics – Why DNA is Not Your Destiny

Dr Nessa Carey: Epigenetics – Why DNA is Not Your Destiny

Dr Nessa Carey: Epigenetics – Why DNA is Not Your DestinyNessa Carey

Thursday 17 May 2018, 7pm, St Peter's School

The world is full of situations where two genetically identical things differ from each other. Think of a maggot and a fly; the identical twins whom you can tell apart; the trillions of cells in your body. These and many more examples tell us that biological life can’t be explained just by thinking about our DNA. Something else must be influencing us, and that something is epigenetics. From new treatments for cancer, to transmission of trauma, epigenetics is teaching us to view the world of biology differently.

Tickets are free and are available here.

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Please note that parking on site will be limited, so other forms of transport are encouraged. The nearest public car park is Marygate, a few minutes' walk from the venue. Please contact us on 01904 526 315 or if you have any access requirements.