8.00pm to 9.15pm, Friday 29 November
This event has already taken place
The ‘reading’ of DNA is a solved technological problem but what about ‘writing’ DNA? Could we program or reprogram biological systems and even generate new life forms? Paul Freemont explores how the powerful fusion of molecular biology, design and engineering could lead to a ‘Biotechnological Revolution’ and considers the implications of the extraordinary field of synthetic biology.
If you haven't been before, you should bear in mind that FEDs are by tradition formal occasions, and while evening dress is not obligatory, it is customary. Smart dress is acceptable.
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