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Insect diversification
York academics reveal new findings about insect diversification

Posted on Friday 3 October 2014

Biologists from the University of York have compiled two new datasets on insect evolution, revealing that metamorphosing insects diversify more quickly than other insects and are therefore the biggest contributors to the evolution of insect diversity.


Biofuel plant
Plant variants point the way to improved biofuel production

Posted on Wednesday 24 September 2014

Manufacturing biofuels from food crop by-products such as straw could be made quicker and cheaper thanks to a new study led by scientists at the University of York.


Cancer cells
New approach aims to silence cancer 'survival genes'

Posted on Tuesday 23 September 2014

Scientists at the University of York are working on a promising new approach for tackling colorectal cancer, the second most common cause of cancer-related death.


Neisseria meningitides
New insights into why adolescents carry meningitis-causing bacteria

Posted on Tuesday 5 August 2014

University of York scientists have shed new light on why teenagers and young adults are particularly susceptible to meningitis and septicaemia.


Flowers (Davis)
Mechanism of plants' ticking clock

Posted on Tuesday 29 July 2014

Scientists from the University of York are part of an international team of researchers who have made a significant step in discovering the genetic mechanisms that plants use to fight for light.


Southgate x70
Research points to new therapies for bladder cancer

Posted on Friday 11 July 2014

A University of York scientist has played a key role in research that could help to improve the treatment of muscle-invasive bladder cancer, one of the most common cancers, particularly among men.


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Mon
3
Nov

Endosome-restricted signalling and trafficking of ubiquitylated growth factor receptors

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Sylvie Urbe, Liverpool University

Tue
4
Nov

Nutrient use efficient wheat for healthy environments and people - looking to the past to feed the future

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Malcolm Hawkesford (Rothamstead Research)

Thu
6
Nov

Evolution of social behaviour in wild populations: European badgers & Seychelles warblers

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Hannah Dugdale, University of Sheffield

Fri
7
Nov

Biophysical studies of protein quality control at the ER

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Rivka Isaacson, Kings College London

Mon
10
Nov

Modulation of neutrophil reverse migration as an anti-inflammatory mechanism

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Professor Steve Renshaw, Bateson Centre and Department of Infection and Immunity, University of Sheffield

Tue
11
Nov

Lignocellulose degradation for sustainable biofuel production - learning from marine wood borers

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Katrin Besser (CNAP, University of York)

Thu
13
Nov

Multi-level population structuring, not kin selection, explains the evolution of primate cooperation

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Susanne Shultze, University of Manchester

Fri
14
Nov

Single-molecule FRET for dynamic structural biology: DNA Polymerase I structure and mechanism with angstrom precision

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Timothy Craggs, Oxford University

Mon
17
Nov

Regulation of enteric glial cells by gut microbiota

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Panos Kabouridis

Tue
18
Nov

When a chloroplast talks to the nucleus is hydrogen peroxide the go-between?

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Prof Phil Millineaux (University of Essex)