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Celebrating the Prophet's Muhammed birthday

03 December 2018 | Celebrating the Prophet's Muhammed birthday

PGR students invited Life Sciences Staff to celebrate the Birthday of Prophet Muhammed in the School of Life Sciences Common Room. Staff passed their warmest greetings and best wishes for the occasion.

Professor Dave Furness

09 October 2018 | Professor Dave Furness

Professor Dave Furness has two Erasmus funded interns: Anna Konig from Germany using electron microscopy to study mouse mutants with hearing deficits, and Gozde Isik from Turkey studying TMC1, a protein involved in the detection of sound by inner ear hair cells.

Congratulations to Faculty of Natural Sciences PhD student Sundus Al-Khazraji

10 October 2018 | Congratulations to Sundus Al-Khazraji

Congratulations to the Faculty of Natural Sciences PhD student Sundus Al-Khazraji for successfully completing her PhD. Her thesis is entitled “Investigation into the role of protein phosphatase 4 catalytic subunit on the survival of leukaemic cell lines”. Sundus returned to the Republic of Iraq with an academic position at the University of Baghdad.

10 October 2018 | Congratulations to Hiba N Mohammed

10 October 2018 | Congratulations to Hiba N Mohammed

Congratulations to the Faculty of Natural Sciences PhD student Hiba N Mohammed  for successfully completing her PhD.  Her thesis is entitled “An investigation into the role of protein phosphatase 4 in breast cancer”.

09 October 2018 | Congratulations to Zainab Zainab Almnaseer

09 October 2018 | Congratulations to Zainab Zainab Almnaseer

Congratulations to Faculty of Natural Sciences PhD student Zainab Zainab Almnaseer for successfully defending her thesis entitled " Investigation into the role of the long non-coding RNAs NEAT1 and MIAT in breast cancer". Zainab is pictured here with her Extrenal Examiner Dr Aditi Kanhere of Birmingham University, her supervisor Dr Mirna Mourtada-Maarabouni and her advisor Prof Gwyn Williams of Keele and Zainab completed her corrections and returned to the Republic of Iraq with an academic position at the University of Basra.

International research visitors to the Thrips Research Group

09 October 2018 | International research visitors to the Thrips Research Group

The Thrips Research Group, led by Dr William Kirk, in the School of Life  Sciences has been hosting several international visitors.

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Dr Peter Thomas talk

09 October 2018 | Dr Peter Thomas talk

Dr Peter Thomas was invited to give a plenary talk in June on 'The future of yew (Taxus baccata) in Europe', at a conference to celebrate the 85th anniversary of the Institute.

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The Integrated Macromolecular Structure Research Group

09 October 2018 | The Integrated Macromolecular Structure Research Group

The Integrated Macromolecular Structure Research Group led by Prof Trevor Forsyth who works in partnership for Structural Biology at the Institut Laue Langevin (ILL) in Grenoble, France, has the several news.

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25 July 2018 | Introduction of Tropical Biology Field Course

25 July 2018 | Introduction of Tropical Biology Field Course

The School of Life Sciences has recently introduced a Tropical Biology Field Course offered to all final year single honours and major route biology students. The course is held in association with the School of Biological Sciences, University of Sains, Malaysia and is based primarily in Penang.

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