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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

Biosciences Head of Education wins Educational Leadership Award

Biosciences Head of Education wins Educational Leadership Award
Description
Dr Jeremy Pritchard, Head of Education at the School of Biosciences has won the Teaching Academy Educational leadership for his outstanding work supporting student learning.
Date:
07/12/2015

How bacterial predators kill other bacteria without harming themselves

How bacterial predators kill other bacteria without harming themselves
Description
A joint study by the labs of Dr Andrew Lovering and Professor Liz Sockett, at the Universities of Birmingham and Nottingham, has shown how predatory bacteria protect themselves from the weapons they use in their bacterial killing pathway. The research, published in Nature Communications, offers insights into early steps in the evolution of bacterial predators and will help to inform new ways of combating antimicrobial resistance.
Date:
03/12/2015

Lecturer appointments in plant-pathogen interactions or tree health

Lecturer appointments in plant-pathogen interactions or tree health
Description
Up to 2 Lecturer appointments are available within the Birmingham Institute of Forest Research. This is an exciting opportunity to plan and carry out research at the core of the BIFoR strategic vision in the area of plant-pathogen interactions and to contribute to the whole range of research, teaching and administration within the school of Biosciences.
Date:
30/11/2015

Biosciences PhD student is first author on paper in Science

Biosciences PhD student is first author on paper in Science
Description
One of our School of Biosciences PhD students is first author of a paper published in the prestigious journal Science on 5 Nov 2015. Zongcheng Lin, the lead author, was a PhD student funded jointly by the China Scholarship Council (CSC) and the College of Life and Environmental Science (LES), when he carried out these studies. He is now a postdoctoral scientist at the VIB in Ghent.
Date:
06/11/2015
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