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Darwin Day



Wednesday 12 February 2020, 1 - 5:30pm


Bob Champion Research and Education Building

Event Category:

All lectures, Normal

Ticket Price:

Free, registration required

Wednesday 12 February, 1 - 5.30pm

Darwin Day at the Norwich Research Park

Lecture theatre 0.21, Bob Champion Research and Education Building, Norwich Research Park

13:00 - Introduction by Tracey Chapman (School of Biological Sciences, UEA)

13:15 - Prof Ed Feil (Milner Centre for Evolution, University of Bath)

            The struggle for life: how bacterial pathogens evolve

14:00 - Dr Lida Derevnina (The Sainsbury Laboratory)

            What a painfully interesting subject: evolution of strategies in plant-pathogen interactions

14:20 - Prof Neil Hall (Earlham Institute)

            Ever-branching and beautiful ramifications: the Darwin Tree of Life project

15:00 - Coffee break

15:30 - Prof Philip Gilmartin (University of Hull)

            Darwin, Primula and the meaning of heterostyled flowers

16:15 - Prof Rebecca Kilner (University of Cambridge)

            Playing a tune with no practice at all: instinct and its effects on evolution

17:00 - Prof Mark Pallen (Quadram Institute Bioscience)

            From Darwin's dirty to Darwin's grandeur: the evolution of the Origin

17:30 - Close and adjournment to JIC pop-up bar

This event is free to attend - please register here to guarantee your place.

For queries or further information, please email Lisa Marchioretto.