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8 February 20164.00pm - 6.00pm
From genomics to proteomics: technologies and applications of high-resolution mass spectrometry in biology and medicine
Mass spectrometry has a long and illustrious history as an analytical science, even before the development of electrospray and MALDI made MS easily applicable to the study of proteins.
9 February 20161.00pm - 2.00pm
Numerous data show that obese individuals are ostracized in society, from childhood and onwards. They get lower salaries, higher health insurance costs, more expensive house renting, and less qualified tasks and need support rather than the negative attitudes with which they are often met.
16 February 20161.00pm - 2.00pm
This talk will discuss the findings of a large, long-term, randomised, controlled clinical study comparing the effects of consumption of either a traditional HC diet or the very low carbo, high unsaturated fat diet while participating in a structured exercise program on multiple health outcomes.
1 March 20166.00pm - 7.30pm
Leading US nutrition academic and author of Food Politics, Professor Marion Nestle, discusses the success of the public health campaign against soft drinks in the US, despite relentless marketing and political pressure.
11 March 20164.30pm - 6.00pm
As society demands an increase in student uptake of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subject, what do we know about the best way to teach these subjects? Leader in science education in the US and Nobel Laureate in Physics, Carl Wieman, shares the latest research.