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Mutants and What to Do About Them

British Humanist Association/South Place Ethical Society
Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL, UK
09 February 2011 - 7.30pm

The 2011 British Humanist Association/South Place Ethical Society Darwin Day Lecture.

The lecture will be given by Armand Marie Leroi, Professor of Evolutionary Developmental Biology at Imperial College London and author of Mutants: On the Form, Varieties and Errors of the Human Body (buy this book from Amazon UK or Amazon USA); and will be chaired by ethologist and evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins, author of books including The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution (buy this book from Amazon UK or Amazon USA).

Humans are afflicted by a continual storm of mutations. Individually rare, these mutations are collectively responsible for thousands of genetic disorders. Now that the cost of sequencing a human genome has dropped to less than the price of a new car, we can start to defend ourselves against them. This event will outline how.

Attendance fees range from £7 to £12. To register, use this online form (if you are a member of the British Humanist Association) or this online form (if you are not a member of the British Humanist Association), or contact the British Humanist Association at or on +44 (0)121 7079 3580.

Further details of this event are available on the British Humanist Association website.

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Moving the Boundaries of Human Reproduction

Public Conference
8 December 2017

Speakers include

Professor Azim Surani

Professor Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz

Professor Robin Lovell-Badge

Sally Cheshire

Professor Guido Pennings

Katherine Littler

Professor Allan Pacey

Dr Sue Avery

Professor Richard Anderson

Dr Elizabeth Garner

Dr Jacques Cohen

Dr Anna Smajdor

Dr Andy Greenfield

Vivienne Parry

Dr Helen O'Neill

Dr César Palacios-González

Philippa Taylor

Fiona Fox

Sarah Norcross


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