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York's anti-malarial plant given Chinese approval

Posted on Monday 27 April 2015

A new hybrid plant used in anti-malarial drug production, developed by scientists at the Centre for Novel Agricultural Products (CNAP), is now registered as a new variety in China.


Autophagic cell
New treatment for prostate cancer

Posted on Monday 13 April 2015

Scientists at the University of York have discovered a potential new treatment for prostate cancer using low temperature plasmas (LTPs).


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Flowers bloom earlier in a warming climate

Posted on Tuesday 7 April 2015

Scientists at the University of York have discovered why the first buds of spring come increasingly earlier as the climate changes.


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Bacterial genetic pathway in body odour production

Posted on Tuesday 31 March 2015

For many, body odour is an unfortunate side effect of their daily lives.


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.


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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.


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Tue
28
Apr

Underpinning starch biology with nanotechnology and chemical genetics

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Prof Rob Field (John Innes Centre)

Fri
1
May

Transcriptional profiling the site of the action in Tuberculosis

1.00PM, Centre for Infection & Immunology

Dr Mahdad Noursadeghi

Tue
5
May

Small signalling peptides and receptor kinases shape the plant

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Ive de Smet (University of Nottingham/VIB)

Fri
8
May

Imaging Response to Treatment and the Tumor Microenvironment with Hyperpolarized MRI

1.00PM, Q014 - Centre for Immunology and Infection

Professor Kevin Brindle, Cambridge University

Mon
11
May

Membrane biosynthesis during spermatogenesis of Drosophila

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Rita Sinka, Department of Genetics, University of Szeged

Tue
12
May

Growth angle control in higher plants

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Stefan Kepinski (University of Leeds)

Thu
14
May

A molecular switch mechanism triggers the dead kinase, MLKL, to mediate cell death

12.00PM, B/M/023

James Murphy, The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Australia

Fri
15
May

Regulation of airway macrophage responses in the lung

1.00PM, Centre for Immunology and Infection - Room Q/014

Tracy Hussell, Professor of Inflammatory Disease and Director of Manchester Collaborative Centre for Inflammation Research (MCCIR)

Mon
18
May

Determining how actin mutations lead to skeletal muscle wasting

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Julien Ochala, Kings College London

Tue
26
May

Exploring the biology and biotechnology of the algal chloroplast

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Saul Purton (UCL)