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Graduation week special awards

Graduation week special awards
Description
Alongside the hundreds of students from the School who got their degrees, three members of the School received special awards
Date:
18/07/2014

Birmingham professor to give synthetic biology a voice inside Government

Birmingham professor to give synthetic biology a voice inside Government
Description
Professor Timothy Dafforn will bring his expertise into the heart of Whitehall as at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS).
Date:
08/07/2014

Humans: perfectly created or randomly complex?

Humans: perfectly created or randomly complex?
Description
Dr Jeremy Pritchard, a senior lecturer in the School of Biosciences at the University of Birmingham, gives a TEDx talk entitled Humans: perfectly created or randomly complex?
Date:
30/06/2014

Root growth regulation could help boost crop performance

Root growth regulation could help boost crop performance
Description
A team of scientists, including Dr Juliet Coates and Dr Dan Gibbs of the School of Biosciences, have uncovered a new mechanism by which plants can regulate root architecture, a discovery that could lead to better ways of growing crops.
Date:
09/06/2014

Plants can shape their own destiny

Plants can shape their own destiny
Description
Recent experiments by Dr. George Bassel together with collaborators in Cologne Germany have demonstrated that the shape of plant cells can also predispose their ability to expand in response to growth-promoting gene expression.
Date:
30/05/2014

School of Biosciences at the forefront of open-access publishing and international research networking

School of Biosciences at the forefront of open-access publishing and international research networking
Description
Dr Roland Brandstaetter from the School of Biosciences has been appointed as a guest associate editor of Frontiers to host a new research topic in the section Neurology: Sleep and Chronobiology.
Date:
09/05/2014

People Behind the Science - Interview with Dr Jeremy Pritchard

People Behind the Science - Interview with Dr Jeremy Pritchard
Description
Dr Jeremy Pritchard, Senior Lecturer in Biology and Head of Education in the School of Biosciences, talks to the team at People Behind the Science about his journey through life and science.
Date:
08/05/2014

Biosciences Professor wins 2014 Jeremy Knowles Award

Biosciences Professor wins 2014 Jeremy Knowles Award
Description
Professor Gurdyal Besra, Bardrick Professor of Microbial Physiology and Chemistry in the School of Biosciences, has been awarded the 2014 Jeremy Knowles Award for his contributions to our understanding of the basic chemistry and biochemistry of the cell wall of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, and his ground-breaking work in the area of tuberculosis T-cell antigens and the CD1 antigen presentation pathway.
Date:
08/05/2014
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