Physicists have entertained the idea that quantum mechanics plays a non-trivial role in biological processes for over fifty years. This has been dismissed by biologists due to a lack of experimental evidence.
Recently however it has been established that photosynthesis exploits quantum mechanical coherence. This lecture will review the evidence for the role of quantum mechanics in biology including the most controversial area.
Building 210 on university plan at http://www.liv.ac.uk/maps
Talk starts at 6:30pm with tea and coffee available from 6pm.