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Organised by Professor David Lilley FRS and Professor John Sutherland

How did life begin on the planet, and how did metabolic and genetic processes evolve at an early stage? Did this generate an RNA-based form of life, and how did this evolve into the present protein-based life? Researchers from a wide variety of disciplines will discuss possible mechanisms whereby biology emerged from chemistry, and subsequently evolved.

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Biographies and audio recordings are available below.

The proceedings of this meeting are scheduled to be published in a future issue of Philosophical Transactions B.