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Bone marrow
Researchers discover new target for blood cancer treatment

Posted on Tuesday 11 November 2014

Scientists at the University of York have identified a therapeutic target which could lead to the development of new treatments for specific blood cancers.


Orangutan
Research partnership is key to biodiversity conservation

Posted on Tuesday 4 November 2014

A new policy paper led by University of York scientists, in partnership with Proforest, aims to increase awareness among researchers of the High Conservation Value (HCV) approach to safeguarding ecosystems and species.


Insect diversification
York academics reveal new findings about insect diversification

Posted on Friday 3 October 2014

Biologists from the University of York have compiled two new datasets on insect evolution, revealing that metamorphosing insects diversify more quickly than other insects and are therefore the biggest contributors to the evolution of insect diversity.


Biofuel plant
Plant variants point the way to improved biofuel production

Posted on Wednesday 24 September 2014

Manufacturing biofuels from food crop by-products such as straw could be made quicker and cheaper thanks to a new study led by scientists at the University of York.


Cancer cells
New approach aims to silence cancer 'survival genes'

Posted on Tuesday 23 September 2014

Scientists at the University of York are working on a promising new approach for tackling colorectal cancer, the second most common cause of cancer-related death.


Neisseria meningitides
New insights into why adolescents carry meningitis-causing bacteria

Posted on Tuesday 5 August 2014

University of York scientists have shed new light on why teenagers and young adults are particularly susceptible to meningitis and septicaemia.


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Mon
24
Nov

A modular approach to the design of novel therapeutics for chronic pain

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Professor Bazbek Davletov, University of Sheffield

Tue
25
Nov

Cellular circadian timekeeping mechanisms in the unicellular alga Ostreococcus tauri

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Gerben van Ooijen (University of Edinburgh)

Thu
27
Nov

"One stomata, two stomata, three stomata, four ... What's in a number?"

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Janice Lake, University of Nottingham

Fri
28
Nov

Science Book Club

1.00PM, M023

Dan Davis

Fri
28
Nov

Proteins shaping the future of magnetic nanoparticles

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Sarah Staniland, Sheffield University

Mon
1
Dec

Something old, something new - hair follicle regeneration, and the association between follicles and fat in skin

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Professor Colin Jahoda, Durham University

Fri
5
Dec

Microbiota and cancer therapy

12.00PM, Centre for Infection & Immunology, Q014

Dr Romina Goldszmid

Fri
5
Dec

Pathways to site-specific DNA cleavage by bacterial ATP-dependent restriction enzymes and RNA-guided CRISPR systems

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Professor Mark Szczelkun, DNA-Protein Interactions Unit, School of Biochemistry, University of Bristo

Fri
12
Dec

Regulation of airway macrophage responses in the lung

12.00PM, Centre for Immunology and Infection - Room Q/014

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