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Official launch of CLOE

20 November 2017

CLOE launch event

November 2nd 2017 was the official launch of the UCL Centre for Life’s Origins and Evolution.

The CLOE launch was held in a full-to-bursting Gavin de Beer Lecture theatre where the centre was introduced by CLOE Director Professor Max Telford.

Max outlined the origins and aims for the new centre and future plans for the development of CLOE including the recent advertisement of a new CLOE post -
Quain Professor or Associate Professor of Plant or Fungal Evolutionary Biology.

Max’s introduction was followed by three excellent lectures  by co-directors Professor Anjali Goswami and Professor Nick Lane and by the first CLOE appointee Professor Chris Thompson showcasing the diversity and excellence of research within CLOE.