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Bioscientists win prestigious awards from the Society of Experimental Biology (SEB)

Description
Dr Daniel Gibbs and Dr Iain Johnston have both been awarded the President's Medal by the SEB, which is awarded annually to young scientists of outstanding merit.
Date:
08/01/2019

Forget-me-not: Scientists pinpoint memory mechanism in plants

Forget-me-not: Scientists pinpoint memory mechanism in plants
Description
Plant scientists at the Universities of Birmingham and Nottingham have unravelled a mechanism that enables flowering plants to sense and 'remember' changes in their environment.
Date:
21/12/2018

Dr Iain G. Johnston to receive award from The Society for Experimental Biology

Description
Dr Johnston will receive his award at SEBAMM 2019 where he will deliver a keynote speech.
Date:
20/12/2018

Molecule discovery holds promise for gene therapies for psoriasis

Molecule discovery holds promise for gene therapies for psoriasis
Description
Scientists at the University of Birmingham have discovered a protein that could hold the key to novel gene therapies for skin problems including psoriasis – a common, chronic skin disease that affects over 100 million people worldwide.
Date:
20/12/2018

Morning lark or night owl? How our body clocks affect our mental and physical performance

Description
Our body clocks actually effect how well a person performs on both mental and physical tasks: Research Fellow Dr Elise Facer-Childs writes for The Conversation.
Date:
18/12/2018

Spanish 'flu: revisiting the world's most lethal pandemic

Description
Professor Robin May, Director of the Institute of Microbiology and Infection writes for The Birmingham Brief.
Date:
22/11/2018

Spanish flu: revisiting the world's most lethal pandemic

Description
Director of the Institute of Microbiology and Infection, Professor Robin May writes about "Spanish 'flu", or more accurately "Influenza H1N1 1918" - the most deadly infectious disease pandemic in history.
Date:
22/11/2018

Spanish flu: revisiting the world's most lethal pandemic

Description
Director of the Institute of Microbiology and Infection, Professor Robin May writes about "Spanish 'flu", or more accurately "Influenza H1N1 1918" - the most deadly infectious disease pandemic in history.
Date:
22/11/2018
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