Join us at Newnham College to celebrate the work of iconic female scientists Rosalind Franklin and Dorothy Hodgkin through a series of talks organised as part of the Cambridge Science Festival.
The full programme is below and attendance must be booked in advance.
There is also a screening of Life Story (The race for the double helix) from 5pm-7pm on the same date in the Lucia Windsor Room but this is on a first come, first served basis.
Rosalind and Dorothy at Newnham: iconic female scientists
Dr. Birgitta Olofsson (MRC-LMB, Newnham College)
10:15-11:00 My sister Rosalind Franklin
11:20-11:45 Interview Sir Aaron Klug
11:45-12:30 Structural biology then and now
Prof. Richard Henderson (MRC-LMB)
13:30-14:15 Dorothy Hodgkin: A life
14:15-15:00 Working with Dorothy
Sir Tom Blundell (Department of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge)
15:20-16:00 Women in Science
Dr. Gerlind Wallon Deputy Director of the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO), Heidelberg
16:00-16:30 Panel discussion with Prof. Margaret Scott Robinson (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research), Lisa Strittmatter (MRC-LMB, Newnham College) and Dr. Eleftheria Zeggini (Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute)
16:30-16:45 Concluding remarks
17.00-19.00 – Life Story (The race for the double helix) from 5pm-7pm on the same date in the Lucia Windsor Room