Nature Live at Lates: Toxic Troubles
Event type: talk, meet the scientist
Location: Attenborough Studio
Adult: Free, no ticket required
Snakes envenomate around 1.8 million people each year, either killing or causing physical and psychological trauma.
In addition, the parts of the world where snake bites have the gravest effect on humans are often the hardest places to access appropriate treatment.
Join researcher Nick Casewell to find out how much we understand of the complex cocktail of snake venom toxins and what is being done to combat this neglected tropical disease.
|24 November 2017||19.00-19.45|