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From molecules and cells to organisms and their environment, Biosciences is an exciting area to study and is contributing to major advances related to human and environmental health, medicine and food security.
Posted 04 February 2016
New research published in Nature has shown how genome sequencing can be rapidly established to monitor outbreaks.
Posted 02 February 2016
Dr Susannah Thorpe of the School of Biosciences has been honoured with the award of Royal Society Leverhulme Trust Senior Fellowship to pursue her research in the area of human evolution and, in particular, the origins of human bipedalism.
Posted 25 January 2016
TB researchers in the School of Biosciences at the University of Birmingham identify a new fatty acid shuttle mechanism in Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the causative agent of tuberculosis, as a new drug target in collaboration with GlaxoSmithKline.
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