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Calculating endless love!

Calculating endless love!
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A light-hearted research project has shown that children named Vivian, Connor and Evie may have been the most lucky in love this Valentine's Day - at least according to popular schoolyard lore.
Date:
16/02/2016

Real time outbreak surveillance using genomics now possible in resource-limited conditions

Real time outbreak surveillance using genomics now possible in resource-limited conditions
Description
New research published in Nature has shown how genome sequencing can be rapidly established to monitor outbreaks.
Date:
04/02/2016

Biosciences scientist awarded Royal Society Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellowship

Biosciences scientist awarded Royal Society Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellowship
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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.
Date:
02/02/2016

Researchers identify new drug target in fight against TB

Researchers identify new drug target in fight against TB
Description
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.
Date:
25/01/2016

Postgraduate Virtual Open Day

Postgraduate Virtual Open Day
Description
School of Biosciences Monday 18 January 2016 from 2pmThis Postgraduate Virtual Open Day is designed to inform prospective postgraduate students about the programmes available in the School of Biosciences:
Date:
11/01/2016

Team from Biosciences wins prize at BiotechnologyYES

Team from Biosciences wins prize at BiotechnologyYES
Description
Back in October 2015 a team of 5 PhD students from the School of Biosciences including Siân Bailey (Wheatley Group), Stephen Hall, Matthew Tridgett, Julia Kraemer and Charles Moore-Kelly (Dafforn Group) won the regional heat of the Biotechnology Young Entrepreneurs Scheme (Biotechnology YES) competition.
Date:
17/12/2015

Head of School speaks at Anniversary Symposium in India

Head of School speaks at Anniversary Symposium in India
Description
This weekend Professor Steve Busby, Head of School of Biosciences, will be giving an invited lecture at the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore as part of the Institute's celebrations for 75 years of its Department of Microbiology and Cell Biology.
Date:
10/12/2015

Biosciences goes East!

Biosciences goes East!
Description
In early December, Professor Steve Busby, Dr Steve Minchin and Dr Dan Gibbs from the School of Biosciences visited the city of Guangzhou in Southern China, where the University of Birmingham is focusing its efforts to establish research and teaching links in Biosciences and beyond.
Date:
08/12/2015
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