Wellcome Sanger Institute

19 May 16:00BST - Professor Phil H Jones - Sanger Seminar and Q&A session

Inner evolution:Β How cancer associated mutants colonise our tissues and what we can do about it.
Ageing human tissues are colonized by mutants linked to cancer, understanding how this happens points to ways we can get rid of mutant cells and cut cancer risk.
In this free, openly available Seminar and Q&A, Professor Phil H Jones, a senior group leader in the Cancer, Ageing and Somatic Mutation research programme, will discuss his research and discoveries.

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