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SAPN tiling
Using mathematics to improve human health

Posted on Wednesday 3 February 2016

Scientists at the Universities of York and Torino have used mathematics as a tool to provide precise details of the structure of protein nanoparticles, potentially making them more useful in vaccine design.


E8 world
Stepping beyond our 3D world

Posted on Tuesday 19 January 2016

Since the dawn of time, humans have endeavoured to unravel the laws governing the physical world around us. Over centuries we have tried to discover a Theory of Everything.


Ash tree
Fight against ash dieback

Posted on Wednesday 13 January 2016

Researchers at the University of York led a pioneering study which opens up a new front in the battle against a disease affecting ash trees across Europe.


Symbiosis
A far from perfect host

Posted on Monday 4 January 2016

Biologists at the universities of York and Exeter have published new research which shows that an ancient symbiosis is founded entirely on exploitation, not mutual benefit.


Plantation
Major new funding for industrial biotechnology

Posted on Tuesday 8 December 2015

Scientists at the University of York are to benefit from major Government funding for new industrial biotechnology and bioenergy research.


Rapeseed
High-value applications for rapeseed oil

Posted on Thursday 3 December 2015

A team of researchers, including biologists from the University of York, are a step closer to producing a biodegradable lubricant made from a new type of oilseed rape.


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Mon
8
Feb

Self-assembly of an environmentally-responsive protein dictates the hydrophobicity of a bacterial biofilm

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Cait MacPhee, Professor of Biological Physics, University of Edinburgh

Tue
9
Feb

Microbial factories: In silico and in vitro microbial consortium engineering for lignocellulose degradation.

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Claudio Avignone-Rossa (University of Surrey)

Thu
11
Feb

Evaluating the impact of Tanzania’s Wildlife Management Areas

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Aidan Keane, University of Edinburgh

Fri
12
Feb

Structure and function of the Leishmania flagellum

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre - K/018

Dr Eva Gluenz, Royal Society University Research Fellow, Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, University of Oxford

Mon
15
Feb

Properties and Metabolism of Epigenetically Modified DNA

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Skirmantis Kriaucionis, Ludwig Cancer Research, Oxford University

Thu
18
Feb

Range shifts and extinction risk under future climate change

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Richard Pearson, University College London

Fri
19
Feb

Macrophages – Development and Tissue Specialisations

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre - B/K/018

Professor Steffen Jung, Department of Immunology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

Mon
22
Feb

IgE and its receptor interactions in allergic disease: a dynamic target

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Professor Brian Sutton, Kings College London

Tue
23
Feb

Investigating plant freezing tolerance

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Heather Knight (Durham University)

Thu
25
Feb

Environmental Research at the RSPB

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Richard Bradbury, Environmental Research, RSPB