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Bacteria 'hotwire their genes' to fix a faulty motor

Posted on Friday 27 February 2015

Researchers at the University of York are part of a team of scientists that has discovered how bacteria can restart their 'outboard motor' by hotwiring their own genes.


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Dr Allison Green wins Diabetes UK award

Posted on Wednesday 11 February 2015

CII investigator, Dr E Allison Green, has been awarded £250,000 by Diabetes UK to investigate the contributions of thymic B cells in the development of Type 1 Diabetes.


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Scientists discover viral 'Enigma machine'

Posted on Tuesday 10 February 2015

Researchers at the University of York are part of a team which has cracked a code that governs infections by a major group of viruses including the common cold and polio.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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Understanding myosin structure and function, from head to tail

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Professor Michelle Peckham, University of Leeds

Tue
3
Mar

Root growth and signalling; the fundamental roles of calcium channels

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Julia Davies (University of Cambridge)

Thu
5
Mar

Post-copulatory sexual selection in mammals

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Paula Stockley, University of Liverpool

Fri
6
Mar

Imaging response to treatment and the tumor microenvironment with hyperpolarized 13C-labeled cell substrates - CANCELLED

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

Professor Kevin M. Brindle, Department of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge and Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute, University of Cambridge

Mon
9
Mar

The natural history of human prostate cancer

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Colin Cooper, Professor of Cancer Genetics, Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia

Thu
12
Mar

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1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Julia Day, University College London

Fri
13
Mar

Can we feed and fuel the world from plants by 2050? Scientific versus social barriers

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles lecture theatre (K018)

Professor Stephen Long FRS

Fri
13
Mar

Dynamic imaging of Lymphocyte activation – from single molecule to living tissue

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

Facundo Batista, London Research Institute