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The chemical origins of life and its early evolution


Feb 21, 2011 - Feb 22, 2011
The Royal Society 6-9 Carlton House Terrace London SW1Y 5AG

Organised by Professor David Lilley FRS and Professor John Sutherland

How did life begin on the planet, and how did metabolic and genetic processes evolve at an early stage? Did this generate an RNA-based form of life, and how did this evolve into the present protein-based life? Researchers from a wide variety of disciplines will discuss possible mechanisms whereby biology emerged from chemistry, and subsequently evolved

Further information is available at the event website: http://royalsociety.org/chemical-origins-of-life/

This discussion meeting is intended for researchers in relevant fields and is free to attend, but pre-registration online is essential. 


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