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Breakthrough in breeding technologies

Breakthrough in breeding technologies
Description
Scientists discover how to prevent self-pollination. University of Birmingham (UK) scientists have created a plant that rejects its own pollen or pollen of close relatives, according to research published in the journal Science on 5 November 2015.
Date:
05/11/2015

Microbiology Society prizes for Biosciences staff

Microbiology Society prizes for Biosciences staff
Description
Professor Gurdyal Besra and Dr David Grainger are winners of the Microbiology Society 2016 Prize Lectures, which are awarded annually by the Society to recognise significant contributions to the field of microbiology.
Date:
29/10/2015

College wins new WellcomeTrust programmes

College wins new WellcomeTrust programmes
Description
The Wellcome Trust has awarded two new four-year PhD doctoral training programmes to undertake in-depth postgraduate study with academics within our Institute of Microbiology and Infection.
Date:
22/10/2015

Free online course: Metabolomics: Understanding Metabolism in the 21st Century

Free online course: Metabolomics: Understanding Metabolism in the 21st Century
Description
A free, online course entitled Metabolomics: Understanding Metabolism in the 21st Century is now available, lead by academics from the School of Biosciences.
Date:
06/10/2015

Top marks for student satisfaction

Top marks for student satisfaction
Description
The 2015 National Student Survey has propelled the School of Biosciences at the University of Birmingham to the top ranks of the Russell Group of research universities.
Date:
12/08/2015

Biosciences Professor receives prestigious Royal Society award

Biosciences Professor receives prestigious Royal Society award
Description
Professor Robin May, Lister Fellow and Professor of Infectious Disease at the School of Biosciences, has been appointed as a Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award holder. The Royal Society is the UK's national academy of science.
Date:
31/07/2015

Joint NSF-BBSRC research grant awarded to Biosciences staff

Joint NSF-BBSRC research grant awarded to Biosciences staff
Description
School of Biosciences and Institute of Microbiology and Infection (IMI) lecturer Apoorva Bhatt has been awarded a NSF-BBSRC Research grant jointly with Nitin Baliga and Eliza Petersen from the Institute for Systems Biology in Seattle.
Date:
21/07/2015

New Director of Operations for Phenome Centre Birmingham

New Director of Operations for Phenome Centre Birmingham
Description
Dr Scott Harrison has joined the Phenome Centre Birmingham in Biosciences, as Operational Director. He came from the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability at the Danish Technical University in Copenhagen
Date:
21/07/2015
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