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Screening of documentary film 'Resistance' followed by debate on antimicrobial resistance

Screening of documentary film 'Resistance' followed by debate on antimicrobial resistance
Description
On the evening of Monday 9 March the University of Birmingham will be screening a film about antibiotic resistance followed by a debate around antimicrobial resistance. The event will be jointly hosted by the University of Birmingham, the British Science Association and Antibiotic Action on behalf of the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy.
Date:
19/02/2015

Visitor from the Alps

Visitor from the Alps
Description
Professor Dominique Schneider who is an expert on bacterial evolution from the Joseph Fourier University in Grenoble will be visiting us for a few days early in March, funded by the Erasmus Exchange programme.
Date:
17/02/2015

Our Biosciences degrees achieve Society of Biology Accredited Degree status

Our Biosciences degrees achieve Society of Biology Accredited Degree status
Description
We are delighted that all of our BSc degree courses (except our new Biosciences with Business BSc) have received Society of Biology - Accredited Degree status.
Date:
27/01/2015

'Brummie' water fleas prepared for their trip to space

'Brummie' water fleas prepared for their trip to space
Description
Local 'Daphnia' waterfleas are currently being prepared by scientists at the University of Birmingham for their trip to the International Space Station (ISS), where they will be observed by astronauts.
Date:
22/12/2014

Biosciences - Top six for research

Biosciences - Top six for research
Description
The School of Biosciences has achieved an impressive performance in the Research Excellence Framework 2014 (REF 2014) rising up to 6th place nationally. Over 90 per cent of the School's research is rated as world leading (4*) or internationally excellent (3*), and, since the previous assessment in 2008, the School has seen a threefold increase in 4* research publications and improvements in every measure.
Date:
18/12/2014

Seaweed news!

Seaweed news!
Description
The Coates lab at the University of Birmingham is part of a recently-funded EU-COST network set up to further understanding of basic growth and development in seaweeds, so that this knowledge can be applied to aquaculture in the future.
Date:
18/11/2014

Patients to benefit from new £5m MRC Regional Phenome Centre at Birmingham

Description
The University of Birmingham has announced plans to establish a £5m MRC Regional Phenome Centre (RPC), which will help to improve the health of patients through novel research and technology.
Date:
05/11/2014

Biosciences PhD student is finalist in prestigious 3-minute thesis competition

Biosciences PhD student is finalist in prestigious 3-minute thesis competition
Description
School of Biosciences PhD student Chris Morgan is one of the finalists for the 2014 Universitas 21 Three Minute Thesis competition. This year, the event has involved approximately 800 PhD students from Australia, Canada, Chile, China, Ireland, New Zealand, UK and USA. The original entry has been narrowed down to just 17 students, from which an overall winner will be selected by an international panel of experts.
Date:
07/10/2014
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Metabolite identification with the Q Exactive and LTQ Orbitrap

Metabolite identification with the Q Exactive and LTQ Orbitrap
Date
11 (09:00) - 12/02/2016 (17:45)
Location:
School of Biosciences - University of Birmingham
Description
This 2-day course will provide a hands-on approach to teach the attendees about the latest techniques and tools available to perform metabolite identification in non-targeted metabolomics studies.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops

Climate change: How will rising CO2 levels affect trees in the Midlands?

Climate change: How will rising CO2 levels affect trees in the Midlands?
Date
22/02/2016 (18:00-19:00)
Location:
School of Biosciences - University of Birmingham
Description
Rising CO2 levels are driving climate change. Despite many year of experimentation we still know very little about how complex ecological systems will respond.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Life and Environmental Sciences

Quality Assurance and Quality Control in Metabolic Phenotyping

Quality Assurance and Quality Control in Metabolic Phenotyping
Date
23 (09:00) - 24/02/2016 (17:30)
Location:
School of Biosciences - University of Birmingham
Description
This 2-day course will provide a comprehensive theoretical overview and hands-on experience of the application of quality assurance (QA) and quality control (QC) in metabolic phenotyping.
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Lectures Talks and Workshops

NERC-MDIBL Environmental Genomics and Metabolomics 2016

NERC-MDIBL Environmental Genomics and Metabolomics 2016
Date
06 (09:00) - 11/03/2016 (15:30)
Location:
The University of Birmingham - UK
Description
For this third annual training course in Environmental Genomics and Metabolomics, the curriculum is expanded to highlight a multi-omics (system biology) approach to research in environmental sciences.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Studying the masses: how metabolism influences health and ageing

Studying the masses: how metabolism influences health and ageing
Date
14/03/2016 (18:00-19:00)
Location:
School of Biosciences - University of Birmingham
Description
Dr Warwick (Rick) Dunn's research group focuses on developing innovative chromatography, mass spectrometry, sample collection and computational resources and their application in the study of the complex role of metabolites in human ageing and diseases
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Life and Environmental Sciences

Metabolomics with the Q Exactive

Metabolomics with the Q Exactive
Date
04 (09:00) - 06/04/2016 (16:00)
Location:
School of Biosciences - University of Birmingham
Description
This 3-day course will introduce you to using the Q Exactive mass spectrometer in your metabolomics investigations.
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Lectures Talks and Workshops

Multiple biofluid and tissue types, from sample preparation to analysis strategies for metabolomics

Multiple biofluid and tissue types, from sample preparation to analysis strategies for metabolomics
Date
20 (09:00) - 23/04/2016 (15:30)
Location:
School of Biosciences - University of Birmingham
Description
This 3-day course will provide a comprehensive theoretical overview and hands-on training for the range of methods applied for sample preparation of complex biological samples for analysis applying LC-MS analysis.
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Lectures Talks and Workshops