School of Biosciences

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.

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Posted 25 January 2016

Researchers identify new drug target in fight against TB

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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Students and staff describe what happens during a Biosciences fieldtrip