News and events In 'News, events & seminars' News and Events Back to 'School of Biosciences' NewsRSS FeedAtom Feed 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 Midland Microbiology Muster DescriptionMicrobiologists from all over the Midlands met in Leicester for the third Midlands Molecular Microbiology Meeting on 21-22 September 2016.Date:23/09/2016 Former student makes finals for Royal Society of Biology Teacher Award DescriptionFormer Biological Sciences student Lynne Chambers was shortlisted for the 2016 Royal Society of Biology School Biology Teacher Award. The award seeks to identify and recognise the very best and most inspiring biology teachers in 11-18 education in the UK.Date:23/09/2016 We didn't evolve from 'aquatic apes' DescriptionProfessor Alice Roberts, Professor of Public Engagement in Science at the University of Birmingham, gives the case against the 'aquatic ape hypothesis' in a recent article on The Conversation.Date:19/09/2016 School of Biosciences scientist to receive €1.5m of ERC funding DescriptionDr Dan Gibbs, Birmingham Fellow in the School of Biosciences, has been awarded a European Research Council (ERC) grant of €1.5 million for a project to investigate development of superior crop varieties required for increasing global food security.Date:12/09/2016 Displaying 1 to 8 of 152 Previous 1 2 3 4 5 … Next Seminars/EventsRSS FeedAtom Feed There are no results that match your criteria.