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20th May- The Evolution of the Penis – Dr Michael Carroll

    Animals have evolved many physical traits and strategies to survive long enough to reproduce. The sexual organs of many species are some of the most varied, specialised, and bizarre, which have evolved to enable them to compete in the battle of the sexes. Dr Michael Carroll, Associate Professor at MMU joins us at Didsbury SciBar in May 2024.

    18th March – Reducing Animal Usage in Cardiovascular Research – Dr Sarah Jones

      Dr Sarah Jones,
      Reader in thrombosis and haemostasis, Department of Life Sciences at
      Manchester Metropolitan University presents at SciBar in March 2024.

      Sarah will discuss the approaches that we are taking to develop new experimental models of arterial thrombosis as an alternative to animal experiments. These include vessel on a chip technology as well as using blood vessels isolated from human placentas.