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Elephant
Mapping poaching threats: new method

Posted on Tuesday 26 May 2015

Ecologists from the University of York, together with the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA), have developed a new method to better identify where poachers operate in protected areas.


Pathogens
Research plugs knowledge gap in parasitic disease's infection path

Posted on Tuesday 26 May 2015

Biologists at the University of York have played a key role in research that has increased the understanding of one of the world's deadliest diseases.


Millennium bridge York
Social structure 'helps birds avoid a collision course'

Posted on Tuesday 26 May 2015

The sight of skilful aerial manoeuvring by flocks of Greylag geese to avoid collisions with York's Millennium Bridge intrigued mathematical biologist Dr Jamie Wood.


Artemisia field
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).


Arabidopsis droplet
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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Fri
29
May

Instruction of Inflammatory Cell Function During Gastrointestinal Infection

1.00PM, Q/014 - Centre for Infection & Immunology

Dr John Grainger, Manchester Collaborative Centre for Inflammation Research (MCCIR, The University of Manchester)

Mon
1
Jun

Phosphorus - Giver of Life - Universal Paradox of Biology

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Professor Mike Blackburn, University of Sheffield

Fri
5
Jun

Title TBC - CANCELLED

1.00PM, Q/014 - Centre for Infection & Immunology

Professor Matthias Merkenschlager, Professor of Cell Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Clinical Science, Imperial College London

Mon
8
Jun

LRRK2 mediated cellular and molecular mechanisms in the pathogenesis of Parkinson's disease

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Kirsten Harvey, Professor of Molecular Neuroscience and Cell Biology, UCL

Tue
9
Jun

Measuring plant ecophysiology: providing links between ecosystem function, biodiversity and vegetation models.

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Keith Bloomfield (Australian National University)

Mon
15
Jun

Deciphering molecular virus-host interactions by an integrated structural cell biology approach

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Professor Kay Grunewald, Professor of Structural Cell Biology, The Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics

Tue
16
Jun

Genetic and epigenetic control of sexual recombination

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Ian Henderson (University of Cambridge)

Fri
19
Jun

Genomic interplay between host and pathogen

1.00PM, Q/014 - Centre for Infection & Immunology

Professor Gordon Dougan, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge, UK

Thu
2
Jul

Title TBC

10.00AM, Q/014 - Centre for Infection & Immunology

Michael Sixt