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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.


Flowers (Davis)
Mechanism of plants' ticking clock

Posted on Tuesday 29 July 2014

Scientists from the University of York are part of an international team of researchers who have made a significant step in discovering the genetic mechanisms that plants use to fight for light.


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Research points to new therapies for bladder cancer

Posted on Friday 11 July 2014

A University of York scientist has played a key role in research that could help to improve the treatment of muscle-invasive bladder cancer, one of the most common cancers, particularly among men.


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Thu
23
Oct

Addressing big environmental questions using citizen science data

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Nick Isaac, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology

Fri
24
Oct

High-speed video studies of microorganisms

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Laurence Wilson, Department of Physics, University of York

Mon
27
Oct

Bacterial L-forms: how to grow and divide in the complete absence of the ubiquitous cell wall

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (KO18)

Professor Jeff Errington, Centre for Bacterial Cell Biology, Newcastle University

Tue
28
Oct

Rapid expansion of centromeres despite complete sequence homogenisation in Arabidopsis

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Ashley Farlow (Gregor Mendel Institue, Vienna)

Wed
29
Oct

Imaging Response to Treatment and the Tumor Microenvironment with Hyperpolarized MRI

4.00PM, Q014 - Centre for Immunology and Infection

Professor Kevin Brindle, Cambridge University

Thu
30
Oct

How do we know if we're making a difference? Finding solid ground in the shifting sands of conservation evaluation

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Professor EJ Milner-Gulland, Imperial College London

Fri
31
Oct

Exploiting non-canonical amino acids in enzyme active sites: towards new biocatalysts

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Professor Alan Berry, University of Leeds

Mon
3
Nov

Endosome-restricted signalling and trafficking of ubiquitylated growth factor receptors

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Sylvie Urbe, Liverpool University

Tue
4
Nov

Nutrient use efficient wheat for healthy environments and people - looking to the past to feed the future

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Malcolm Hawkesford (Rothamstead Research)

Thu
6
Nov

Evolution of social behaviour in wild populations: European badgers & Seychelles warblers

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Hannah Dugdale, University of Sheffield