Darwin Day Lecture - Everything You Know About Genetics Is Wrong

19 February 2020

Many of us learn about genetics in school starting with Mendel and his pea plants. We learn that one gene is linked to one trait, and one gene fault causes one disease. But the recent revolution in DNA sequencing is revealing that it’s much more complicated. People are not peas - and even peas are not peas!

Dr Kat Arney, author of Herding Hemingways Cats: understanding how our genes work and How to Code a Human, explains how much we really know about how our genetic blueprints dictate our characteristics and health.

17:00 - 18:00 Reception (Duncan Room)
18:15 - 19:15 Public Lecture (Elwin Room)

Free-to-enter event (to register email: [email protected])

Dr Kat Arney, University of Bath