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Mr I's next 'Topic for Discussion'


Scientists say they have made a major step forward in efforts to store information as molecules of DNA, which are more compact and long-lasting than other options. The data would also last thousands of years. Could this mean saying goodbye to magnetic hard drives? Join us to discuss this story and many other topical items in the news

Biology enrichment runs every Green Week - Monday Lunch time, 1.30-1.50pm in Lab B1


Sessions run from 4.10 - 4.40pm in Lab B1

Problem-based Learning - Solving Patient Cases

Join us for this fascinating seminar tackling real-life patient cases; you will need to decide the best course of treatment in each case.  

Beyond the Spec: Understanding Dementia

In this seminar, we'll be examining the group of symptoms that characterises dementia. Mr I will focus on Alzheimer's Disease and the many misconceptions people have about this rather misunderstood condition.

Epistasis - How genes really interact

Have you ever wondered why labradors have different colours, or why chickens have such a wide variety of combs? It's all to do with epistasis, the ability for genes to supress others or to encourage their expression. Learn all about this interesting area of genetics in this MED:SEM




Coming soon to MED:SEM

  • Catch Me If You Can - MRR + The Lincoln Index

  • The Biology of Multiple Sclerosis

  • Beyond the Spec: Understanding the Menstrual Cycle

  • Who should care for the elderly?

  • Beyond the Spec: Skeleton, Bones and Joints

  • Beyond the Spec: What happens to CO2 we breathe in?

  • How religion may affect your medical care

  • Beyond the Spec: Courtship behaviours

  • Choosing the right medical school

  • Beyond the Spec: Different Types of White Blood Cell

  • Would digital DNA make you live a healthier life?

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