Bute centenary lecture

Thursday 4 May 2000

One of the University of St Andrews most distinguished alumni is returning to Scotland’s oldest seat of learning to lead a Bute Centenary Lecture on Thursday, May 11, 2000.

Respected geneticist Professor Patricia Jacobs OBE, DSc, FRSE, FRS, the Director of Wessex Genetics Laboratory and Professor of Human Genetics at Southampton University, will give her talk on ”Cytogenetics in St Andrews and Beyond”.

She has been at the forefront of research into cytogenetics (the study of the microscopic structure of chromosomes) and in the clinical applications of this discipline for approximately 40 years.

Professor Jacobs will recall the periods of intense activity in this field at St Andrews and will offer her thoughts on important developments in cytogenetics past and present.

The lecture commences at 5.15pm in Lecture Theatre A, Bute Medical Building, and is open to the public. It will be followed by a cheese and wine reception in the Bell-Pettigrew Museum.



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