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13:15 - 13:45 10 May 2017

Genomes & Jeremy: The Head of Jeremy Bentham


North Cloisters | Wilkins Building (link Map)
Gower St | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

Open to: Alumni | Public | Academic | Student
Admission: 0
Ticketing: Open

Speaker information

Elizabeth Jones, PhD Candidate, Science Technology Stucies

Jeremy Bentham is one of UCL's intellectual icons. Luckily for UCL, he left his body, and his head, to the university! In this hidden history of UCL, come find out how UCL's researchers are trying to extract and sequence his genome with a small sample of DNA taken from his nearly 200-year-old head.


Debbie Challis
+44 (0)20 7679 4138 | d.challis@ucl.ac.uk


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