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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.


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.


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Mon
5
Jan

Why vampires don't sunbathe: The mechanism of phototoxicity pain

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Professor Tim Hales, University of Dundee

Mon
12
Jan

Spatiotemporal dynamics of cytokine receptor assembly

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Jacob Piehler, Osnabrueck University, Germany

Tue
13
Jan

Apoplastic enzymes and defence: from secreted immune proteases to activity-based proteomics

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Prof Renier van der Hoorn (University of Oxford)

Mon
19
Jan

The origins of the immunological synapse

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Professor Gillian Griffiths, Cambridge Institute for Medical Research

Tue
20
Jan

The bacterial synthesis of metal nanoparticles

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Louise Horsfall (University of Edinburgh)

Mon
26
Jan

Recent progress in frontotemporal lobar degeneration

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Professor Stuart Pickering-Brown, University of Manchester

Tue
27
Jan

When the beginning marks the end: emerging roles for the N-end rule pathway of protein degradation in plants

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Daniel Gibbs (University of Birmingham)

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

TBA

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Sinead Collins (University of Edinburgh)