Hi all, Today was BioSoc’s first ever brain dissection. We began looking at the exterior feature of the brain before delving in deeper and separating the hemispheres, talking about some of the main functions and structures within the brain!
On the 10/01/18, BioSoc’s first presentation on Epigenetics took place! Epigenetics is a term which refers to the hereditory nature of epigenetic tags which determine the extent to which your genes are expressed. This presentation explained two ways in which genes are expressed: DNA methylation and histone proteins. I then proceeded to explain the in depth process of DNA methylation; […]