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Plant and Life Sciences Marquee at Cambridge Science Festival 2019

When Mar 16, 2019
from 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Where Downing Site Lawn, Cambridge
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The Plant and Life Sciences marquee will be part of the Cambridge Science Festival again in 2019, with exhibits and hands-on activities organised by research groups from the Department of Plant Sciences, Sainsbury Laboratory, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, and NIAB. 


Stands include:

  • Partners for life: the story of an ancient alliance
  • Mission: millets for the millions - introducing tasty treats from an ancient grain
  • Messing with insects' minds: the sneaky world of plant viruses
  • Find out more about the University’s Herbarium
  • Frontiers of plant breeding and gene editing in crops


Suitable for all ages - drop in any time between 10am and 4pm!



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