UK top 5 for biological research and No. 1 for biomedical research
Research Excellence Framework 2014
We study life at the molecular level. We're finding exciting new approaches in biology and training a new generation of highly skilled scientists.
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Our commitment to gender equality
Our department has been awarded a silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our ongoing commitment to promoting gender equality.Find out more>
How do cells generate and maintain energy?
New research led by Professor Sherif El-Khamisy has unravelled the mystery of how mitochondria – the energy generators within cells – can withstand attacks on their DNA from rogue molecules.Full story>
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