Science on Screen: Life Story: The Race for the Double Helix

Science on Screen: Life Story: The Race for the Double Helix

This event has finished Took place on: Wednesday, 7th Feb 2018

The dramatic true story of scientists Francis Crick and James Watson, in a race to solve one of the greatest mysteries of 20th-century science – the structure of DNA.

Followed by a panel discussion and audience Q&A to explore the themes of the film.

Speakers

Matthew Cobb, professor of zoology at the University of Manchester and author of Life's Greatest Secret: The Race to Crack the Genetic Code
Phil Ruis, PhD candidate in the DNA Repair Metabolism Laboratory at the Francis Crick Institute 

Age guidance: Recommended for 12+
About Science on Screen

This autumn and winter the Francis Crick Institute presents our first film festival, Science on Screen: a series of compelling dramas with a science twist. Come along to enjoy top notch films, a drink from the bar, complimentary popcorn and great after-show discussions with our panel of speakers from the Crick and beyond.
Visit Science on Screen for more dates and films in the series. 

Cost: Free of Charge


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2018-02-07 2018-02-07 Europe/London Science on Screen: Life Story: The Race for the Double Helix The dramatic true story of scientists Francis Crick and James Watson, in a race to solve one of the greatest mysteries of 20th-century science – the structure of DNA. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2018/02/07/science-on-screen-life-story-the-race-for-the-double-helix-159134 Francis Crick Institute,1 Midland Road,,London

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