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13:15 - 13:55 17 March 2016

Lunch Hour Lectures: Bones, mummies, tuberculosis and ancient DNA

Location

Darwin Lecture Theatre | Darwin Building (link Map)
access via Malet Place | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

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

Speaker information

Dr Helen Donoghue, UCL Infection and Immunity

Tuberculosis is an ancient disease and is still with us today. Historical DNA tells us that 'modern' tuberculosis existed 9,000 years ago, and the fact that its different strains are found in different human populations means that it can tell us a lot about early human migration.


Contact

Sonia Abrams
+44 (0)203 108 3840 | events@ucl.ac.uk


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