The emergence of Life on Earth: interplay between geology and (bio)molecules

  • Date

    April 11,2018

  • Time

    11:30AM - 12:00PM

  • Venue

    Room 310 Hui Oi Chow Building

  • Speaker

    Professor Isabelle Daniel Directrice de l'Observatoire de Lyon Université Claude Bernard Lyon Lyon, France

How did we go from the small organics available in the cosmos to the large biomolecules characteristics of life ?

I will summarise our knowledge on the environmental conditions of the early Earth and show how mineral surfaces and some thermodynamic conditions may have favoured the concentration of amino acids and nucleotides