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Upcoming BNSS Lecture – The Coral Reef: a threatened world wonder

The Bournemouth Natural Science Society (BNSS) will be hosting a lecture next Tuesday with Professor Jörg Wiedenmann on coral reefs.

Event date: 15th May 2018 at: 7.30pm

About: Professor Jörg Wiedenmann is Professor of Biological Oceanography, within Ocean and Earth Science, at the University of Southampton and Head of the Coral Reef Laboratory at the National Oceanographic Centre.

Professor Wiedenmann will be talking about the ecology of coral reefs and the impact of climate change, as well as discussing his research on their photobiology and the use of coral pigments in biomedical research and the pharmaceutical industry.

Epigenetics – written on the genome

Come join us on Saturday 23rd September at 2:30pm to hear Professor Deborah Mackay talk about Epigenetics – written on the genome!

The event is taking place at the

Bournemouth Natural Science Society,

39 Christchurch Rd,


Professor Mackay is a professor of Epigenetics at the University of Southampton. She researches on human imprinting disorders affecting the regulation of genes rather than their DNA sequence, with the aim of understanding the biology of imprinting and improving patients’ lives.

She will be sharing how Medical Epigenetics helps us to understand how development is written on the genome and what happens to an individual when it goes wrong.

We look forward to seeing you there, everyone is welcome!