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Watching molecules: Microscopy in the 21st century

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13:30 - 14:30


The Royal Society, London, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG


Imaging single molecules of DNA. This is the basis of a new method for rapid sequencing of human DNA.

Scientific advances in the last decade have meant it is now possible to watch individual molecules in living cells using a microscope. In his talk, Professor David Klenerman FMedSci FRS discussed what made this technological advance possible and why watching molecules as they move is such an exciting prospect for scientists.

This talk was part of The Big Draw - Seeing closer event at the Royal Society on Saturday 17 October 2015.

Watching molecules: Microscopy in the 21st century The Royal Society, London 6-9 Carlton House Terrace London SW1Y 5AG UK