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New Genetics and Society

Thursday 3 October, 6.30pm
Great Hall, Imperial College

The Imperial College/LSE Joint Lecture Series: Science and Society continues with New Genetics and Society, with a keynote lecture by Professor John Burn.

John Burn is Professor in Clinical Genetics at Newcastle University, an honorary consultant with Newcastle Hospitals NHS Trust and director of the Northern Genetics Service. Professor Burn will soon complete three years on the Gene Therapy Advisory Committee.

Sir Richard Sykes, rector, Imperial College will chair the event.

Please note that this event is being held in the Great Hall, Sherfield Building, Imperial College, on the South Kensington Campus. You can find the exact location at http://www.ic.ac.uk/maps/sk.asp| 

This lecture is free and open to all but a ticket is required. To obtain a ticket, phone the public lecture ticket line on 020 7955 6100 or email events@lse.ac.uk| 

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For press information, contact Jessica Winterstein on 020 7955 7060 or email j.winterstein@lse.ac.uk| 

Notes for editors:

The Imperial College/LSE joint lecture series on Science and Society, which began earlier this year, aims to get to the heart of issues concerned with the social impact of science and technology, building a bridge between science and society. The series continues with Science and the Media on Thursday 28 November at 6.30pm in the Great Hall, Imperial College. Professor Lord Winston will be giving the keynote lecture.

Previous lectures in the series have been Risk and Society - Is Science Dangerous? and Who Says our Food is Safe?

20 September 2002

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