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Maitland(x70)
Personalised medicines approach to prostate cancer

Posted on Tuesday 6 September 2016

Professor Norman Maitland is part of a new £2.6 million award scheme to further understanding of personalised medicine for prostate cancer.


Elephant
Poaching patrol: new ranger methods decrease illegal activities

Posted on Wednesday 17 August 2016

Ecologists from the University of York have tested a new method to detect and decrease wildlife poaching, using data to better predict where illegal activities occur in protected areas.


Killer whale
Drones to discover more about killer whales

Posted on Wednesday 10 August 2016

Drones will be used to discover more about the social lives of killer whales as part of new research which could help protect the species.


trypanosoma-brucei (x70)
New drugs hope to fight neglected tropical diseases

Posted on Tuesday 9 August 2016

Scientists say they are a step closer to providing effective treatments for three "neglected" diseases after making a chemical which can kill the parasites that cause the illnesses.


Super ant
Invasive garden ‘super ants’

Posted on Thursday 28 July 2016

Three new infestations of an invasive garden ant - known for building massive colonies of tens of thousands of insects - have been found in the UK this year, with researchers at the University of York warning their impact on biodiversity could be huge.


Bacteria (x70)
Viruses turbo-charge bacterial evolution

Posted on Tuesday 5 July 2016

Scientists at the University of York have found new evidence that tiny viruses called bacteriophages turbo-charge the evolution of bacteria that cause lung infections in Cystic Fibrosis patients.


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Thu
29
Sep

Horizontal transfer and the origins of bacterial symbioses

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Lee Henry, Queen Mary University of London

Fri
30
Sep

Engineered T cell receptors for elimination of HIV reservoirs

1.00PM, K/018

Lucy Dorrell, Professor of Immunology at the Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford

Mon
3
Oct

How does the Golgi complex make decisions? A biochemical approach reveals extensive crosstalk between GTPase pathways

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Chris Fromme, Cornell University, USA

Mon
10
Oct

Pre-synaptic HCN channels in the entorhinal cortex

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Professor Mala Shah, University College London

Mon
17
Oct

Consequences of centrosome dysfunction from cells to organisms

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Fanni Gergely, Cancer Research UK, Cambridge University

Fri
21
Oct

Tracking the transmission of Clostridium difficile

1.00PM, K/018

Professor Mark H. Wilcox, Professor of Medical Microbiology & Sir Edward Brotherton Chair of Bacteriology University of Leeds.

Mon
24
Oct

The role of the microenvironment in cancer progression

1.00PM, The Diana Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Professor Ingunn Holen, Medical School, University of Sheffield

Fri
28
Oct

Macrophages, type 2 immunity and tissue repair

1.00PM, K/018

Professor Judi Allen, The University of Manchester

Mon
31
Oct

Adhesion networks in cancer; new roles for old proteins

1.00PM, The Diana Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Professor Margaret Frame, Cancer Research Unit, Edinburgh University

Fri
4
Nov

Ocular Innate Immunity: Keeping the Bugs at Bay and the Window to the Soul Clear

1.00PM, K/018

Alison M McDermott, Golden-Golden Professor, The Ocular Surface Institute, University of Houston, College of Optometry, Houston, TX, 77204 USA