Rooting plants in the past | University of Oxford

Rooting plants in the past

Speaker
Liam Dolan
Event date
Event time
19:30 - 21:00
Venue
Botanic Garden
Rose Lane
Oxford
OX1 4AZ
Venue details

Daubeny Building

Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
£8 per lecture or £36 for the whole series
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Required

Land plants evolved from aquatic ancestors at least 470 million years ago. Liam’s laboratory has been using genetics to discover how these ancient pioneers developed the rooting structures that were essential for survival on the inhospitable land of the Palaeozoic Earth. This talk will demonstrate how understanding this unique event in the history of life may be useful.