Science on Screen: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

01 November 2017

Location: The Francis Crick Institute, 1 Midland Road, London, NW1 1AT

Time: 19:00-22:00

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Image credits: HBO, Your Face Goes Here Entertainment, Harpo Films, Cine Mosaic

The incredible true story of Henrietta Lacks, the unwitting source of a powerful cell line used in everything from cancer research to drug discovery. Starring Oprah Winfrey.

Followed by a panel discussion featuring Crick scientist Anna Dowbaj and Jo Payne, the Crick's resident expert on the Human Tissue Act.

Age guidance: Recommended for 15+

Watch the trailer  here 
Book tickets   here

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