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Cambridge Science Festival 2015

When Mar 14, 2015 12:35 PM to
Mar 22, 2015 12:35 PM
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Saturday 14 March: 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Mill Lane Lecture Rooms , Room 1, 8 Mill Lane, CB2 1RW

Your body defends itself against invaders (parasites, bacteria, viruses, cancers etc) all the time. How does it know what to attack? How does it do it? What diseases do you get when it goes wrong?

Amy MacQueen and Saad Idris, both immunologists from the Babraham Institute, make a dynamic presentation duo with their training in science and medicine.

Audience participation will be greatly encouraged.

- See more at: http://www.sciencefestival.cam.ac.uk/events/what-immunology#sthash.lJdwyvrD.dpuf

Saturday 14 March: 10:00am - 3:00pm

Department of Pathology, Teaching Laboratory, First floor, Department of Pathology, Tennis Court Road, CB2 1QP

Why do our noses make snot? It's part of our body's defence against viruses and other bugs. Make your own (fake!) snot and find out about our bodies' amazing standing army.

- See more at: http://www.sciencefestival.cam.ac.uk/events/why-snot#sthash.XVgcSUp9.dpuf

Sunday 22 March: 11:00am - 3:00pm

Deakin Learning Centre, The Deakin Learning Centre Addenbrooke's Hospital Hills Road Cambridge CB2 OQQ, CB2 OQQ

A nose that you can actually crawl into! Yes please! And the chance to make a bagful of your very own snot to take away... Enthusiastic scientists are on hand to talk about what snot is and why we make it. Welcome to the wonderful world of immunology.

- See more at: http://www.sciencefestival.cam.ac.uk/events/giant-nose-and-why-snot#sthash.SO3YlpYM.dpuf

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