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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.


New book from York academic reveals how nature is fighting back

Posted on Wednesday 12 July 2017

An academic from the Department of Biology has written a new book that challenges us to look positively at the impact of humans on the natural world.


Skin plays significant role in spread of leishmaniasis

Posted on Tuesday 11 July 2017

Scientists at the University of York have discovered that parasites responsible for leishmaniasis - a globally occurring neglected tropical disease spread by sand flies – are mainly acquired from the skin rather than a person’s blood.


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29
Sep

Use it or lose it: The function of mitochondrial DNA in trypanosomes

1.00PM, K018

Dr. Achim Schnaufer, University of Edinburgh

Mon
2
Oct

Non-canonical Hedgehog signalling regulates cardiac electrical activity

1.00PM, K018

Natalia A Riobo-Del Galdo, University of Leeds

Fri
6
Oct
Tue
10
Oct

Trans-generational environmental signalling in plants and the maternal control of progeny properties

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr. Steve Penfield, John Innes Centre

Mon
16
Oct

Molecular Mechanisms of Synapse Formation

1.00PM, K018

Philip Washbourne, Institute of Neuroscience, University of Oregon, Eugene

Tue
17
Oct

TBC

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Prof. Chris Hawes, Oxford Brookes University

Mon
23
Oct

Understanding and exploiting the cell's ability to repair double-stranded DNA breaks

1.00PM, K018

Professor Mark S. Dillingham, School of Biochemistry, University of Bristol

Tue
24
Oct

Plug & play - developing tuneable gene expression in microalgae using synthetic biology approaches

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Prof. Alison Smith, University of Cambridge

Fri
27
Oct

Title TBC

1.00PM, K018

Dr Steve Thomas, Institute of Cardiovascular Science (ICVS), College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham

Fri
3
Nov

The skin cytokine network in psoriasis

1.00PM, K018

Dr Miriam Wittmann, Leeds Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Medicine (LIRMM), University of Leeds