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Biology's support of gender equality recognised with Athena SWAN award

Posted on Friday 10 May 2019

The Department has been granted an Athena SWAN Gold award for a further four years

Challenge-led Grant awarded to York’s Department of Biology

Posted on Wednesday 1 May 2019

The University of York has been awarded £487,000 to combat disease-causing bacteria in crops as part of a new initiative to address challenges faced in developing countries.

School children enjoy a day of science in biology labs

Posted on Wednesday 3 April 2019

Year 5 children were invited to the University as part of the York Cares Inspiring Minds scheme.

Science of cheesemaking – BSc project published

Posted on Friday 8 February 2019

Kaja Harton (BSc in Biochemistry, 2018) published a theoretical paper on protein aggregation processes.

Professor Dame Caroline Dean receives Honorary Degree from University of York

Posted on Thursday 7 February 2019

Professor Dame Caroline Dean, an inspiring and outstanding plant scientist who has driven new understanding of fundamental processes in biology and actively encouraged a generation of women to pursue scientific careers, was awarded an Honorary Degree from the University on Friday 18 January 2019.

£10M Centre for Anthropocene Biodiversity announced

Posted on Friday 11 January 2019

The Leverhulme Trust Board has announced it will fund up to £10 million over the next 10 years to establish a new centre for research on biodiversity change at the University of York.

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Thu
23
May

Eukaryote genome evolution and host-microbes interaction at mucosa: what can we learn from microbial parasites?

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Professor Robert Hirt, University of Newcastle

Tue
28
May

Do plants using C2 photosynthesis grow differently than C3 and C4 plants?

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Marjorie Lundgren, Lancaster University

Thu
6
Jun

Title TBC

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Darren Smith, Northumbria University

Mon
10
Jun

Title TBC

1.00PM, K018

Professor Josef Kittler, UCL

Tue
11
Jun

Growing a plant-based biotech from seed – challenges, successes and future perspectives

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Ross Overman, Leaf Expression Systems, Norwich

Thu
13
Jun

Title TBC

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Professor David Pearce, Northumbria University

Mon
17
Jun

HDAC6 in Parkinson's disease

1.00PM, K018

Dr Kurt De Vos, The University of Sheffield

Tue
18
Jun

TBC

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Professor John Carr, University of Cambridge

Thu
20
Jun

Phylogenomic insights into the molecular basis of the variable risk to food safety of Salmonella pathovariants

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Professor Ron Kingsley, Quadram Institute