Career Orientation - Biosciences Taster Lecture by Dr. Steve Minchin

Date: 07/12/2018

Name of Organizing Body :

Careers and Life Planning Education Committee, Biology Department, STEM Education

Name of Guest Speaker : 

Dr. Steve Minchin, The University of Birmingham

Dr. Steve Minchin from the University of Birmingham gave an interactive talk to students about the topic: The Human Genome: Understanding Human Genetic Variation. The talk focused on how sequence variation within the human population is responsible for individual uniqueness: including differences in susceptibility to disease, response to therapeutic treatment and personality.