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Faces of Plant Cell Biology: Dr Juliet Coates

Faces of Plant Cell Biology: Dr Juliet Coates
Description
Dr Juliet Coates from the School of Biosciences talks to Plant Cell Biology about her research on various 'green things', her career path and what advice she would give to students.
Date:
28/11/2013

2013 EMBO Young Investigator Award for Dr. Andrew Lovering

2013 EMBO Young Investigator Award for Dr. Andrew Lovering
Description
Dr Andrew Lovering from the School of Biosciences is among 23 young scientists from across Europe receiving the accolade of 2013 EMBO Young Investigator.
Date:
11/11/2013

New NERC doctoral training partnership award led by the University of Birmingham

Description
The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) has just announced the results of a funding competition for doctoral training to replace its algorithm system and CENTA is one of the successful partnerships with an award valued at £4.9M.
Date:
07/11/2013

New synthetic biology rule to modify antibiotics

New synthetic biology rule to modify antibiotics
Description
Scientists from the Universities of Bristol, Birmingham and Leuven (Belgium) have decoded a key step in antibiotic production by bacteria, underpinning the development of new antibiotics to tackle the global threat from multiply resistant superbugs like MRSA and E. coli.
Date:
03/10/2013

Dame Prof Athene Donald to talk about Women in Science

Dame Prof Athene Donald to talk about Women in Science
Description
Dame Prof Athene Donald, Professor of Experimental Physics at University of Cambridge, will be coming to the University of Birmingham talk about Women in Science on 9th October at 1pm, the venue is Lecture Theatre 301 in the School of Bisociences.
Date:
30/09/2013

School of Biosciences achieves Athena SWAN Bronze Award

School of Biosciences achieves Athena SWAN Bronze Award
Description
We are delighted to announce that the Athena SWAN assessment panel agreed that our school has reached the required standard to achieve the Bronze Award in the April 2013 award round.
Date:
30/09/2013

Disease-causing genes spread easily in emerging lethal fungus infection

Disease-causing genes spread easily in emerging lethal fungus infection
Description
A rare, emerging fungal disease that is spreading throughout Canada and Northwestern USA can easily pass its deadly genes to related fungal strains within the species but less readily to more distant relatives, according to new research from the University of Birmingham.
Date:
10/09/2013

Global ranking reinforces Birmingham's position as a world-class university

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The University of Birmingham has made an impressive 15 place rise to 62nd in this year's QS World University Rankings, cementing its position in the top 100 universities globally and placing it 10th in the UK.
Date:
10/09/2013
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Using Chromosomes to ensure Food security

Using Chromosomes to ensure Food security
Date
17/11/2014 (17:30-18:00)
Location:
Haworth Building (Y2 on the Campus Map) - Lecture Theatre 101 - University of Birmingham
Description
Dr Eugenio Sanchez-Moran, Lecturer in Biological Sciences, School of Biosciences
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Can we see Evolution in real time using Bacterial models?

Can we see Evolution in real time using Bacterial  models?
Date
26/01/2015 (17:30-18:00)
Location:
The Avon Room, top floor of University Centre Building (R23 on the campus map)
Description
Dr Pete Lund, Reader in Molecular Microbiology, School of Biosciences
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Bacterial Intelligence: an introduction to our Invisible neighbours

Bacterial Intelligence: an introduction to our Invisible neighbours
Date
09/02/2015 (17:30-18:00)
Location:
The Avon Room, top floor of University Centre Building (R23 on the campus map)
Description
Professor Steve Busby, Professor of Biochemistry and Head of School of Biosciences
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

The Human Zoo: the battle between Hosts and Pathogens

The Human Zoo: the battle between Hosts and  Pathogens
Date
16/03/2015 (17:30-18:00)
Location:
The Avon Room, top floor of University Centre Building (R23 on the campus map)
Description
Professor Robin May, Lister Fellow and Professor in Infectious Diseases, School of Biosciences
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research