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The battle between cancer and the immune system: who switches the off signals off?

Posted on Thursday 9 November 2017

Scientists have discovered key new information about how to boost our immune system's fight against cancer.

Green algae could hold clues for engineering faster-growing crops

Posted on Tuesday 3 October 2017

An international team, including Dr Luke Mackinder, have discovered more about how green algae grow so quickly.

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York researcher awarded £1.2 million for new blood cancer research

Posted on Thursday 10 August 2017

A University of York scientist has been granted significant new funding from Cancer Research UK to carry out research into a specific kind of blood cancer.

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York scientist to investigate how electrical charges help breast cancer spread

Posted on Thursday 27 July 2017

A leading scientist at the University of York is to investigate whether a change in the electrical voltage of breast cancer cells could be helping them to spread around the body.

Antibiotic resistance – gaining resistance is just the start

Posted on Thursday 27 July 2017

Scientists have discovered bacteria are able to “fine-tune” their resistance to antibiotics – raising the possibility of some superbugs being resistant to drugs which they have never even been in contact with.

York awarded major funding to tackle global challenges

Posted on Wednesday 26 July 2017

Researchers from across the University of York have been awarded major grants from the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) to tackle some of the most pressing issues around the world – including health care provision in Sub-Saharan Africa, reducing tobacco-related harm in Asia and combating neglected tropical diseases.

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Do clashes between transcription and replication drive immune evasion in the African trypanosome?

1.00PM, K018

Dr Richard McCulloch, Wellcome Centre for Molecular Parasitology, Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow


Pseudoenzymes as regulators of the ubiquitin signalling system

1.00PM, K018

Dr Elton Zeqiraj, University of Leeds


Gene regulatory networks in wheat uncover the control of agronomic traits

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr. Philippa Borrill, John Innes Centre


Title TBC

1.00PM, K018

Professor John Doorbar, University of Cambridge