News and events In 'News, events & seminars' News and Events Back to 'School of Biosciences' NewsRSS FeedAtom Feed Researchers use genome sequencing to uncover hidden spread of Zika DescriptionAn international research collaboration has studied the genetics of Zika virus in Brazil and beyond, providing a new understanding of the disease and its rapid spread through space and time.Date:25/05/2017 Major study on how West Africa Ebola outbreak spread DescriptionDr Nick Loman and Doctoral Researcher Josh Quick of the School of Biosciences are co-authors of an important article about the 2013-16 Ebola outbreak in West Africa, published in the 20th April issue of Nature.Date:24/04/2017 Biosciences Researcher kicks off Workshop DescriptionDoug Browning gave the opening presentation at the 29th UK RNA polymerase workshop in Newcastle upon Tyne just before Easter (see photo), talking about regulation of the virulence determinants of entero aggregative E. coli.Date:21/04/2017 Brain Awareness Week at the University of Birmingham DescriptionJoin us to celebrate the international Brain Awareness Week: a Public Engagement event celebrated worldwide, to raise public awareness of the importance of brain research.Date:16/02/2017 Study reveals mRNA's 'fifth nucleotide' role in determining sex in fruit flies DescriptionA new paper from the Soller lab published in Nature shows that methyl marks on adenosines (m6A) of mRNA are required for robust alternative splicing of the Drosophila sex determination gene Sex lethal.Date:02/12/2016 Antibiotic Resistance - Birmingham Heroes DescriptionAntimicrobial resistance is becoming an increasingly serious threat. If not addressed, by 2050 it could kill millions of people, more than from cancer or road traffic accidents. Our researchers within the Institute of Microbiology and Infection, one of the largest groupings of microbiologists in the world, are doing all they can to tackle this global issue by understanding how antibiotics work and finding new ways to prevent and treat infections.Date:21/11/2016 Award for Birmingham Professor DescriptionThe 2017 Marjory Stephenson Prize Lecture has been awarded to Professor Steve Busby. The award, given for exceptional research contributions, is sponsored by the Microbiology Society, and honours the Society's 2nd President (following Alexander Fleming).Date:25/10/2016 IMI Professor awarded 2016 Microbiology Outreach Prize DescriptionProfessor Laura Piddock has been awarded the 2016 Microbiology Outreach Prize. This is awarded annually to a microbiologist who has engaged in high-quality outreach activities during the last 2–5 years.Date:03/10/2016 Displaying 1 to 8 of 156 Previous 1 2 3 4 5 … Next Seminars/EventsRSS FeedAtom Feed There are no results that match your criteria.