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Non native plants
Non-native plants are 'not a threat' to floral diversity

Posted on Tuesday 24 March 2015

New research by scientists at the University of York has shown that non-native plants are not a threat to floral diversity in Britain.

Frontotemporal dementia
Research identifies novel steps in Dementia progression

Posted on Monday 23 March 2015

Research by biologists at the University of York has identified new mechanisms potentially driving progression of an aggressive form of dementia.

Darwinian mystery
Protein the clue to solving a Darwinian mystery

Posted on Thursday 19 March 2015

Scientists at the University of York provided the key to solving the evolutionary puzzle surrounding what Charles Darwin called the 'strangest animals ever discovered'.

Targeting one enzyme is the key to tackling two tropical diseases

Posted on Monday 16 March 2015

A way to combat malaria developed by scientists at Imperial College London and the University of York may also be effective against the deadly tropical disease leishmaniasis, new research has shown.

York scientists question tropical protected areas' role under climate change

Posted on Monday 16 March 2015

New research led by University of York scientists highlights how poor connectivity of protected area (PA) networks in Southeast Asia may prevent lowland species from responding to climate change.

Killer whale
Old mothers know best: killer whale study sheds light on the evolution of menopause

Posted on Friday 6 March 2015

A new study led by scientists at the Universities of York and Exeter shows that female killer whales survive after menopause because they help their family members find food during hard times. This research provides insight into why women continue to live long after they can no longer have children.

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A touch of Zen: Proteomics and genomics analysis of Leishmania adaptation to environmental stress

4.00PM, Centre for Infection & Immunology - Room Q/014

Dr Gerald Spaeth


Understanding the choreography of Salmonella transcription with RNA-se

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Professor Jay Hinton, University of Liverpool


Competition between proteins for the phosphorylation-independent binding side on receptor tyrosine kinase leads to oncogenic outcome

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Professor John Ladbury, University of Leeds


Mouse Models of Cardiac Arrhythmias

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Professor Chris Huang, Physiological Laboratory, University of Cambridge


Membrane biosynthesis during spermatogenesis of Drosophila

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Rita Sinka, Department of Genetics, University of Szeged


Determining how actin mutations lead to skeletal muscle wasting

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Julien Ochala, Kings College London


LRRK2 mediated cellular and molecular mechanisms in the pathogenesis of Parkinson's disease

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Kirsten Harvey, Professor of Molecular Neuroscience and Cell Biology, UCL