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Biology/Medicine: How Genomics Can Improve The Fight Against Disease With Dr Amr Abdelgany From Solent University

April 30 @ 11:10 - 11:55

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In this Biology/Medicine session, Dr Amr Abdelgany, Biomedical Science Course Leader at Solent University, will run an interactive talk for students on How Genomics Can Improve The Fight Against Disease.

The session will develop thinking, skills and approaches to support students in their Biology/Medicine studies and future aspirations.

The precise focus of this session will be available here as soon as it is confirmed.


Lecturer Profile: Dr Amr Abdelgany


Our events are designed so that a group of students can take part from a classroom or students and teachers can take part as individuals, either from school or from home. This means that sessions will continue irrespective of possible school closures.

As a live, participative event, this session will not be recorded but slides and other resources will be shared after the event, where available.


Suitable for: Year 12 & 13 students (and equivalent) studying, or with a possible interest in studying, Biology/Medicine and related disciplines. Student groups as well as students and teachers joining individually are very welcome.

Preparation/Pre-Reading: Students may wish to consider the topic in advance and questions they have. Students can also think about questions about studying at university level.

The IT Setup: The event will be run on Zoom and participants will be able to join using laptops, tablets, and mobile devices. If you are joining as a school group, we recommend connecting with one device and projecting on to a whiteboard. You will be able to interact with the university via a microphone and/or typed comments and questions. Full details will be sent to those who have registered (see below) prior to the event.

Booking a Place: This is free for schools and colleges. If you would like to take part in this event, please register your interest using the link to the registration form below:


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