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Scientists discover how bacteria use liquid protein droplets to overcome stress

Posted on Wednesday 20 October 2021

Scientists have revealed how bacteria make tiny liquid droplets from proteins to help them survive harsh environments and thus reduce their chances of being killed by antibiotics.

PhD Researcher wins place in international ‘Falling Walls’ public engagement final

Posted on Thursday 30 September 2021

Biology PhD researcher Theo Issitt heads to Berlin in November after beating off strong competition to win a place in the final of the international Falling Walls ‘Emerging Talent’ competition.

Department of Biology maintains its place in the UK top 10

Posted on Monday 20 September 2021

This week the Department confirmed its place among the UK's most highly regarded departments for Biological Sciences. The Department is ranked 10th in the UK in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022.

Simon McQueen-Mason featured on BBC Green Thinking podcast

Posted on Friday 17 September 2021

Professor McQueen-Mason, of the Department of Biology and CNAP, discusses sustainability and fashion.

Cizzle Biotechnology Limited continues to develop

Posted on Friday 17 September 2021

The University of York is to collaborate with diagnostics development specialists Cizzle Biotechnology to develop a blood test to detect lung cancer.

Grow It York brings vertical farming to community container park

Posted on Monday 13 September 2021

The University of York has teamed up with LettUs Grow, an indoor farming technology provider from Bristol and Spark:York, to create “Grow It York” - a vertical, community farm at the heart of a vibrant container park in the city.

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Fri
22
Oct

The life and times of macrophages: only the good die young?

1.00PM, In-person, B/K018 (Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre)

Dr Stephen Jenkins (University of Edinburgh)

Fri
5
Nov

“Directing cell function decisions by RNA cap regulation”

1.00PM, In-person B/K018 (Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre)

Professor Victoria Cowling (University of Dundee)

Tue
9
Nov

Not getting stuck in the cold

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (B/K018)

Dr Laura Dixon, University of Leeds

Fri
12
Nov

O-GlcNAc and immune responses

1.00PM, Online, via Zoom

Dr Bart Everts (Leiden University Medical Centre, Netherlands)

Tue
16
Nov

TBC

1.00PM, Online seminar (via Zoom)

Professor Sarah Bridle, Professor of Food, Climate and Society, University of York

Fri
19
Nov

The bare essentials: searching for patterns in parasite genome

1.00PM, In-person, B/K018 (Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre)

Dr Andrew P. Jackson, University of Liverpool

Fri
26
Nov

Dynamics of the cutaneous mediator lipidome

1.00PM, In-person B/K018 (Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre) and online

Professor Anna Nicolaou (University of Manchester)

Tue
30
Nov

Unlocking the Polyploid Potential of Wheat Through Genomics

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (B/K018)

Professor Cristobal Uauy, John Innes Centre

Fri
3
Dec

Living with a million-year long infection

1.00PM, Zoom

Dr George Kassiotis (The Francis Crick Institute)