ORIGIN OF LIFE: A MOLECULAR BIOLOGY PERSPECTIVE
Are you curious about your primordial past?
The question about the origin of life is one of the great mysteries that science aims to answer. Some questions to be discussed in this talk include:
What is life?
When did life begin?
What is the oldest sign of life on earth?
How did life begin?
Which one first, metabolism or genetics?
What is the RNA world?
How was the first cell formed?
Did life really come from water?
4.5 billion years of the life history summarised in less than an hour.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Syahril Abdullah is the Deputy Director at Institute of Bioscience, Universiti Putra Malaysia. He received his DPhil degree in Molecular Medicine from University of Oxford. He is also an Honorary Member of the Young Scientists Network – Academy of Sciences Malaysia.
Date: 17 April (Wednesday)
Time: 8:00 pm
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Minimum Age: All Ages