Science for Health
30 August 2012
A national meeting of the U3A will be held at NIMR on Tuesday 13th November 2012, 2.30 - 4.30pm. The topic is "Fetal afflictions and the most important days of our lives".
Dr Alex Gould will describe the discovery of a system for protecting the developing brain from malnutrition that originated in genetic studies of fruit flies. Dr Malcolm Logan will discuss the thalidomide tragedy in the context of his work on development of mammalian limbs.
Admission to the meeting is by ticket but is free of charge. Applications for tickets should be made to theU3A National Office
U3As (Universities of Third Age) are self-help, self-managed lifelong learning co-operatives for older people no longer in full time work, providing opportunities for their members to share learning experiences in a wide range of interest groups and to pursue learning not for qualifications, but for fun.
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