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Phage therapy
War against antibiotic resistance

Posted on Tuesday 26 April 2016

Soviet-era treatment could be the new weapon in the war against antibiotic resistance.


Ketamine
New effects of ketamine abuse uncovered

Posted on Monday 21 March 2016

Research conducted by scientists at the University of York has revealed how recreational ketamine abuse damages the bladder.


Antibiotic resistance
Antibiotic resistance: it's a social thing

Posted on Tuesday 15 March 2016

Trace concentrations of antibiotic, such as those found in sewage outfalls, are enough to enable bacteria to keep antibiotic resistance, new research from the University of York has found. The concentrations are much lower than previously anticipated, and help to explain why antibiotic resistance is so persistent in the environment.


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.


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Fri
6
May

The Evolution of Trypanosomatid Genomes

1.00PM, B/K/018

Andrew Jackson, Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool.

Fri
6
May

DNA Minicircles for Synthetic Biocomputing

1.30PM, Ron Cooke Hub, Heslington East - RCH/204 on second floor [free buses Nos. 66 and 44 run frequently from Heslington West]

Dr Sarah Harris, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Leeds

Mon
9
May

The context dependence of Ras biology

1.00PM, The Diana Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Professor Ian Prior, University of Liverpool

Fri
13
May

Development and function of dendritic cell subsets in immunity

1.00PM, B/K/018

Professor Ken Murphy, Washington University, St. Louis, USA

Mon
16
May

Quality control of ribosome assembly

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre

Professor Alan Warren, University of Cambridge

Fri
20
May

Langerhans cells in GVHD: Villains or victims?

1.00PM, B/K/108

Clare Bennett, Institute of Immunity and Transplantation & Cancer Institute, UCL Royal Free campus, London

Mon
23
May

Through the Ribosome Tunnel and beyond

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Cheryl Wooldhead, University of Glasgow

Mon
6
Jun

Mechanisms of sigma54-dependent transcription regulation

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Professor Xiaodong Zhang, Imperial College London

Mon
13
Jun

Single molecule force spectroscopy as a tool to probe extremophilic protein stability

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Laura Dougan, University of Leeds