The Magic of Crystallography: From Penicillin and Chocolate to Drug Discovery | University of Oxford

The Magic of Crystallography: From Penicillin and Chocolate to Drug Discovery

Speaker
Professor Elspeth Garman
Event date
Event time
18:00 - 19:00
Venue
Museum of the History of Science
Broad Street
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 3AZ
Venue details

Please check the Museum's website for information on disabled access.

Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
Free
Disabled access?
No
Booking required
Recommended

Professor Elspeth Garman (Biochemistry, University of Oxford) discusses how Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin unravelled the 3-D shape of penicillin using crystallography, and highlights what else this field has taught us since Hodgkin's pioneering work in the 1940s.

The doors to the Museum will open at 5.45pm and the talk begins promptly at 6pm. Late arrivals cannot be guaranteed entry.