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Using Seabirds to monitor the health of our Oceans

Using Seabirds to monitor the health of our Oceans
Date
06/10/2014
Location:
Haworth Building (Y2 on the Campus Map) - Lecture Theatre 101 - University of Birmingham
Description
Dr Jim Reynolds, School of Biosciences
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Seeing biology with Superman's X-ray vision      

Seeing biology with Superman's X-ray vision      
Date
13/10/2014
Location:
Haworth Building (Y2 on the Campus Map) - Lecture Theatre 101 - University of Birmingham
Description
Dr Klaus Fütterer, Reader in Structural Biology, School of Biosciences
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Using Chromosomes to ensure Food security

Using Chromosomes to ensure Food security
Date
17/11/2014
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
Location:
Haworth Building (Y2 on the Campus Map) - Lecture Theatre 101 - University of Birmingham
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
Location:
Haworth Building (Y2 on the Campus Map) - Lecture Theatre 101 - University of Birmingham
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
Location:
Haworth Building (Y2 on the Campus Map) - Lecture Theatre 101 - University of Birmingham
Description
Professor Robin May, Lister Fellow and Professor in Infectious Diseases, School of Biosciences
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research
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Honorary Reader wins Lloyd's Science of Risk Prize
Honorary Reader wins Lloyd's Science of Risk Prize
Description
Dr Rosemary Waring, Honorary reader at the School of Biosciences, along with her team have won the Lloyds Science of Risk prize for the section on 'technological and biological risk'.
Date:
03/12/2013
International team of researchers promotes microbial Individual-Based Ecology (µIBE)
International team of researchers promotes microbial Individual-Based Ecology (µIBE)
Description
In a recent opinion paper in PNAS, Kreft et al. argue that technological advances allowing observation and experimentation on the level of single bacterial cells are generating a flood of new data.
Date:
02/12/2013
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
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