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York researchers reveal how bacteria disguise themselves to avoid detection

Posted on Thursday 12 January 2023

Researchers in our Department of Biology and the Hull York Medical School (HYMS), along with collaborators at the Universities of Southampton and Oxford, have shed new light on a mechanism that disease-causing bacteria use to change the appearance of their cell surface.

Step closer to tackling drug resistant parasites in Brazil

Posted on Friday 2 December 2022

Researchers at the University of York are a step closer to identifying ways to support clinicians in predicting drug treatment outcomes for patients with visceral leishmaniasis in Brazil.

Nations must embrace change in order to tackle biodiversity crisis, researchers say

Posted on Wednesday 30 November 2022

Governments should embrace the realities of shifting biodiversity rather than “investing in futile efforts to return the natural world to its historic state”, a new study argues.

University named as a member of the new EUBI UK Node

Posted on Thursday 3 November 2022

The University of York has been named as part of a new UK-wide multi-site imaging facility, known as the EUBI UK Node.

Biology at York placed 7th in UK by Guardian University Guide 2023

Posted on Monday 26 September 2022

York’s department of Biology placed 7th in the UK according to the latest release of the Guardian University Guide (2023).

Scientists to go back in time to uncover an ancient process that makes cells resistant to toxic chemicals

Posted on Wednesday 21 September 2022

A project led by Professor Gavin Thomas involving five UK universities is to receive £4m funding from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC).

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Tue
31
Jan

Recoding regulation - Synthetic Expansions of Plant Metabolism

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

Dr Nicola Patron, Earlham Institute

Thu
2
Feb

CANCELLED: How can we move beyond measuring status and change with environmental monitoring data?

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre B/K018

Dr Fiona Seaton, UK Centre for Ecology and Hydrology

Fri
3
Feb

Re-programming by the YAP1 and TAZ transcription factors is essential for virus-driven transformation and stratification in cervical cancer

1.00PM, B/K018, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre

Professor Andrew Macdonald, Chair of Tumour Virology, (University of Leeds)

Fri
10
Feb

Developmental origins of blood stem cells and leukaemia

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

Professor Katrin Ottersbach (The University of Edinburgh)

Fri
17
Feb

Biological timing, homeostasis and infectious disease

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

Dr Rachel Edgar, Department of Infectious Disease, Imperial College London

Fri
24
Feb

Genetic tools for Cryptosporidium biology and drug discovery

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

Dr Mattie Pawlowic (School of Life Sciences University of Dundee)

Tue
28
Feb

Signalling in the sea - characterising novel ion channels and signalling processes in marine diatoms

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

Dr Glen Wheeler, Marine Biological Association

Fri
3
Mar

Rescuing mitochondria in peril under oxidative stress

1.00PM, B/K/018 (Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre)

Professor Kostas Tokatlidis, School of Molecular Biosciences, University of Glasgow.

Tue
7
Mar

Macroevolutionary Dissection of Infection and Immunity in Land Plants

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

Dr Philip Carella, John Innes Centre

Tue
14
Mar

Plants as a central key to climate change; moving from consequences to solutions

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

Professor Colleen Doherty, Department of Molecular and Structural Biochemistry, North Carolina State University