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Celebrating DNA' s 70 years as genetic material

30 November -0001 | News | By BioSpectrum Bureau

Celebrating DNA' s 70 years as genetic material

It has been 70 years since DNA is discovered as genetic material

It has been 70 years since DNA is discovered as genetic material

DNA's discovery as a genetic material has paved the way for major discoveries in biomedicine, the genomes of humans and various other species have been fully sequenced providing fascinating insights into evolution and behavior. DNA is now being developed as a medium for computing, nanorobotics and nanoelectronics. The technologies developed to sequence DNA have also provided a powerful platform to discover new life forms, especially new pathogens that mysteriously cause disease in human and other species.

Public Lecture 1
Speaker - Professor Ian Lipkin,Columbia University, New York
Title - Bad Bugs on the Big Screen, science fiction and fact in Hollywood
Date - 16 June, 2014
Time - 6.30 pm
Venue - India International Center, New Delhi (Seminar Halls 1-3, New Block)

Public Lecture 2
Speaker - Professor Ian Lipkin, Columbia University, New York
Title- Small Game Hunting, disease control in the genome era
Date - 19 June, 2014
Time - 11.00 am
Venue - Bangalore Science Forum Auditorium (National Pre University College), Basavanagudi, Bangalore

 

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