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Scientists reveal how chemical that drives cats ‘crazy’ is produced

Posted on Tuesday 11 December 2018

Researchers have shown how catnip produces the chemicals that send cats into a state of frenzy.

Open Day for Independent Research Fellows

Posted on Friday 23 November 2018

We wish to welcome more Independent Research Fellows to the Department of Biology at York, and we are holding an Independent Fellows Day on Wednesday 6 February 2019.

Seeing double

Posted on Friday 9 November 2018

Department of Biology secures two phase II Networks in Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy

Distinguishing fatal prostate cancer from ‘manageable’ cancer now possible

Posted on Thursday 18 October 2018

Scientists at the University of York have found a way of distinguishing between fatal prostate cancer and manageable cancer, which could reduce unnecessary surgeries and radiotherapy.

Double recognition for Professor Reidun Twarock

Posted on Thursday 4 October 2018

Professor Reidun Twarock has received two awards for her work in Mathematical Virology.

International collaboration to investigate global fungal spore dispersal

Posted on Tuesday 2 October 2018

Researchers from the Department of Biology have secured funding for an international collaboration project.

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Fri
11
Jan

Staphylococcus aureus: A super bug!

1.00PM, K018

Professor Simon Foster, Sheffield

Fri
18
Jan

TBC

1.00PM, K018

Professor Julian Gough, Crick

Tue
22
Jan

Investigating the role of chromatin remodelling in plant immunity

1.00PM, K018

Dr Vardis Ntoukakis, University of Warwick

Fri
25
Jan

TBC

1.00PM, K018

Professor Steve Wedge, Newcastle

Tue
5
Feb

TBC

1.00PM, K018

Dr Monika Spiller, Syngenta GmbH

Fri
8
Feb

TBC

1.00PM, K018

Dr Ana Domingos

Fri
15
Feb

C-type lectins: Rulers of the Immunological Universe

1.00PM, K018

Professor Gordon Brown, Aberdeen

Fri
22
Feb

TBC

1.00PM, K018

Professor Ian Mead

Tue
26
Feb

TBC

1.00PM, K018

Dr John Bothwell, University of Durham