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Micropathology Ltd

The application of nucleic acid techniques to rapid medical diagnosis

Dr Joanne Mitchell & Dr Phil Bennett
Micro Pathology Ltd

7th March 2002, 12.30pm A401, Engineering


The seminar will aim to provide an overview of some of the techniques and technologies for the detection and characterisation of nucleic acids (DNA and RNA ) that have revolutionised the fields of virology and genetics in recent years. Real time quantitative PCR, capillary electrophoresis and detection of DNA fragments will be discussed in relation to the provision of a rapid clinical diagnostic assay.

For further information on any of these seminars please contact Dr Mike Chappell 24309,

Dr Joanne Mitchell

Dr Phil Bennett