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THE GENE THAT CRACKED THE CANCER CODE
September 2, 2016 → 3:30 pm ─ 4:30 pm£2 - £4
Sue Armstrong, science writer for New Scientist and the World Health Organisation, tells the remarkable story of the discovery of the role of p53, the protein that protects our cells against cancer. It repairs DNA and kills damaged cells – but when it is itself harmed, our resistance is lowered, with dangerous consequences.