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The future of our crops is at risk in conflict zones, say Birmingham scientists

The future of our crops is at risk in conflict zones, say Birmingham scientists
Description
Wild species related to crops that are crucial as potential future food resources have been identified by School of Biosciences researchers – but a significant proportion are found in Middle East conflict zones, where their conservation is at risk.
Date:
23/09/2014

Plant diversity in China vital for global food security

Plant diversity in China vital for global food security
Description
A team including academics from the School of Biosciences and partners in China identified 871 wild plant species native to China that have the potential to adapt and maintain 28 globally important crops.
Date:
23/09/2014

From tiny flies to great discoveries

Description
The Drosophila Research Labs in the School of Biosciences will be presenting an exhibit at the British Science Festival, Birmingham Library, Saturday 6th September 10:00 to 16:30: "From tiny flies to great discoveries".
Date:
04/09/2014

Bugs, Birmingham and Bangalore- a visit to the Indian Institute of Science

Bugs, Birmingham and Bangalore- a visit to the Indian Institute of Science
Description
Staff from Biosciences and the Institute of Microbiology and Infection (IMI) visit the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bangalore next week to take part in a joint microbiology symposium.
Date:
04/09/2014

Plant biology lecturer grows in the school

Plant biology lecturer grows in the school
Description
Dr Laura Vickers appointed as a temporary lecturer of plant biology in the School of Biosciences will be taking her teaching expertise to Harper Adams University next month, as she embarks on a lectureship in Crop Production and Agronomy.
Date:
15/08/2014

Summer School for microbes

Summer School for microbes
Description
26 A level students sacrificed one precious week of their summer holidays for the sake of science. For 5 days they took part in the IMI Summer School at the Institute of Microbiology and Infection, here in the School of Biosciences, and got some of those mysterious microbiology questions answered!
Date:
02/08/2014

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
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Recent Technologies in Microbiology

Date
05/06/2015 (08:30-19:30)
Location:
School of Biosciences - University of Birmingham
Description
A one day conference bringing together the latest techniques applied in microbiology today
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research, Students