11.00 - 11.45: Associate Prof Elias Chatzitheodoridis, National Technical University of Athens, Greece: Alteration structures in Martian meteorites and physicochemical conditions that produce niche environments for the presence of life
11.45 - 12.30: Dr Nick Lane, University College London: On the origins of heredity in protocells
12.30 - 12.45: Short break
12.45 - 13.30: Prof Mark J Burchell, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent: Organic materials delivered from space
13.30 - 14.30: Networking and light refreshments
The lectures will be held in seminar room SR 1.08 located in the Parkinson Building. There will be a security guard at the building who will be able to direct you. Since this meeting is held on a Saturday, you should be able to park for free in front of the Parkinson Building, noting that you cannot park on the university grounds as you have to pay. The Satnav code you should use is: LS2 9JT.