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‘Would you ever have thought such a thing possible?’ Alexander Fleming and the FRS

Number three of a series of lunchtime lectures and special tours at the Hunterian Museum on the theme of the history of microscopy.

Today, Alexander Fleming is famous for the discovery of penicillin. But Kevin Brown, curator of the Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum exposes the professional rivalries that threatened the career of one of the greatest medical microbiologists of all time.

Plus free tour of the Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum. Tour dates: 13, 18 or 19 May, 2pm.


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Date and Time:

12 May 2010 at 1:00 pm


1 hour



Hunterian Museum, London
The Royal College of Surgeons of England
35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields
020 7869 6560

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This talk is supporting the free exhibition 'Curious: the art of microscopy' 16 February-3 July 2010 at the Hunterian Museum, Royal College of Surgeons of England.

Lunchtime lectures supported by the Royal Microscopal Society and the Royal Society.

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