Lecture meeting on 14th October 2019

The King’s DNA. Richard III – from Car Park to Cathedral

Talk by: Rhian Morgan

Telling the story of the discovery and identification of the skeleton in the car park, including how DNA was used to help confirm that the remains were that of the lost king, Richard III.

A report of the meeting by Clive Barrett is available to download.

Speaker biography

Rhian is originally from Ystrad Mynach in the Rhymney Valley but now lives and works in Cardiff. Her background is in biomedical research – having studied at Swansea University and the University of Wales College of Medicine in Cardiff – and she has worked in academic, industrial and clinical research settings. More recently she has worked with individuals and families affected by genetic conditions at Genetic Alliance UK, and later, the University of South Wales. She is currently the Senior Education and Engagement Officer for the Wales Gene Park where she helps to deliver a busy programme of genetics-related events and activities to schools and colleges, health professionals, patients and families and the public.

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