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Cells to civilizations


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17:30 - 19:00


National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1JF


Public Lecture by Professor Enrico Coen FRS

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Professor Enrico Coen FRS is Professor in Genetics at the John Innes Centre.

What are the connections between evolving microbes, an egg that develops into an infant, and a child who learns to walk and talk? Join Enrico Coen, author of Cells to Civilizations that was shortlisted for the 2013 Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books, as he explores the four great life transformations – evolution, development, learning, and human culture.

The event was chaired by Professor Andrew Millar FRS who is Chair of Systems Biology at the University of Edinburgh.

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Cells to civilizations

Public Lecture by Professor Enrico Coen FRS

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