How do cells know when to stop proliferating

Asturias

Public lecture by Professor Peter Lawrence FRS and Professor Gines Morata

Event detail

Professor Peter Lawrence FRS is a British developmental biologist at University of Cambridge and Professor Gines Morata is Research Professor at the Centro de Biología Molecular.
 
This lecture explored the developmental processes in Drosophila (fruit flies). Drosophila research has provided considerable insight into a range of biological processes from development to behaviour including cell proliferation, cell polarity, growth, regeneration, tumour formation and cancer. Many advances in our understanding of human development have come from this work and these studies might foster a better comprehension of human biology and disease.
 
This event is one of a series organised in conjunction with the Prince of Asturias Foundation and offers a public preview of the “Transactions: Spain in the history of the Royal Society” exhibition.

Enquiries: Contact the events team

How do cells know when to stop proliferating 6-9 Carlton House Terrace London SW1Y 5AG UK

Events coming up

  • Forensic femme fatales 04 July 2015 at The Royal Society, London Explore the boundary between forensics and fiction with Val Mcdermid.
  • Hands-on activities for all the family 04 July 2015 at The Royal Society, London A number of drop-in activities running over the weekend as part of the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition.
  • Rendez-vous with a comet 04 July 2015 at The Royal Society, London Gain insight into the world of comets as we explore the Philae mission with Professor Ian Wright.

For more events please see the events diary.

Share this page