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Studium Generale | Mission to Mars - Hibernation and Space Travel

When:Tu 12-04-2016 20:00 - 21:30
Where:Academy Building, Broerstraat 5

Bat, Hummingbird and Bear. While representing very different animal species, they share one characteristic: they all hibernate. Professor of Pharmacology Rob Henning will address the strategies these animals deploy and will discuss recent advances in the understanding of the phenomena that underlie hibernation. Why do hibernating animals suffer almost no cell and organ damage when exposed to the extreme cold? More information

Mission to Mars
Mission to Mars