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Lung metastasis
Researchers find potential anti-cancer use for anti-epilepsy drug

Posted on Tuesday 27 January 2015

Scientists have discovered that a drug used widely to combat epilepsy has the potential to reduce the growth and spread of breast cancer.


Bacteria
Understanding the personalities of bacteria

Posted on Wednesday 14 January 2015

Bacteria are as individual as people, according to new research by Professor Peter Young and his team in the Department of Biology. Bacteria are essential to health, agriculture and the environment, and new research tools are starting to shed more light on them.


Arabidopsis seeds
Mother knows best: how seeds recognise the seasons

Posted on Wednesday 17 December 2014

Scientists at the University of York have played a key role in new research into the way 'mother' plants use their memory of the seasons to teach their seeds the most advantageous time to germinate.


Richard III
Richard III – case closed after 529 years

Posted on Wednesday 3 December 2014

An international research team provides overwhelming evidence that the skeleton discovered under a car park in Leicester represents the remains of King Richard III, closing what is probably the UK's oldest forensic case.


Oilseed rape
Research sows the seeds of improved diet

Posted on Friday 28 November 2014

Scientists in the Centre for Novel Agricultural Products (CNAP) at the University of York are part of a major research project launched today to help provide improved crops for the future.


Chinese chickens
Researchers discover evidence of earliest domestic chickens

Posted on Tuesday 25 November 2014

An international research team has found the earliest evidence for chicken domestication to date.


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Mon
2
Feb

Staphylococcus aureus: A super bug!

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Simon Foster, University of Sheffield

Tue
3
Feb

Speed Kills! The evolution of slow growth rates

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Sinead Collins (University of Edinburgh)

Thu
5
Feb

Can soil microbes help feed the world? Enhancing the mycorrhizal symbiosis in wheat

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Duncan Cameron, Chair in Plant and Soil Biology, University of Sheffield

Fri
6
Feb

The roles for the atypical chemokine receptor ACKR2 in lymphatic biology

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

Professor Gerard Graham, Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow

Mon
9
Feb

Lineage potential, plasticity and environmental reprogramming of epithelial stem/progenitor cells

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Paola Bonfanti, University College London

Thu
12
Feb

A genetic view of ecology: grassland communities, adaptation and resistance to climate change

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Raj Whitlock, University of Liverpool

Fri
13
Feb

How infection alters our understanding of immune homeostasis

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

Professor Adam Cunningham, Professor of Functional Immunity

Mon
16
Feb

Adaptive RNA-based immunity in bacteria

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Professor Konstantin Severinov, Waksman Institute of Microbiology, New Jersey

Tue
17
Feb

Emergence of terpene cyclization in Artemisia annua

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Paul O'Maille (John Innes Centre)