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Transforming plants

This venue is wheelchair accessible with an accessible bathroom.
08 Sep Doors 6.30pm. Event 7.30pm to 9.30pm
Bristol Beer Factory Taproom, 291 North Street, Southville,
Bristol BS3 1JP
Have you ever wondered about what goes on behind the scenes to keep our plants alive? Discover more about the battle that goes on within labs to keep our planet green. There will also be the chance to win prizes in our science quiz!

Little Lab of Horrors: Carbon nanodots and plant transformation

Katie Higginbottom (Doctor of Philosophy Student)
Plant transformation is the act of altering the DNA of a plant. This will be crucial in fighting future threats from bioterrorism, climate change, and epidemic disease. Our lab has (accidentally) invented a way to transform plants by simply spraying plants with a mixture of DNA and carbon nanoparticles (that just means “really tiny bits of burnt sugar”). Our new method makes plant transformation really easy, really fast, and really cheap. Let me tell you all about this crazy, incredible new method that genuinely starts with putting an orange in a Tesco microwave for three minutes.
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291 North Street, Southville, Bristol, BS3 1JP, United Kingdom 291 North Street, Southville, Bristol, BS3 1JP, United Kingdom
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