We study life at the molecular level. We're finding exciting new approaches in bioscience and training the next generation of highly skilled scientists.

New drug combination to tackle antimicrobial resistance

New research led by Professor Robert Poole and Dr Namrata Rana has demonstrated how a novel combination of drugs could be used to treat infections caused by multi-drug resistant bacteria.

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Take the first step towards your degree

Find out what it's like to study in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology. Explore our web pages to discover our undergraduate courses, and read our student stories to see what our current students and graduates think.

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PhD scholarships

Our research influences policy, changes lives and helps us to understand the world. We’ve got £8 million to fund PhD students who really shine. If you’re among the brightest and best in your field we want to hear from you.

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Study with us

Our fascinating BSc courses and accredited MBiolSci degrees span the bioscience subjects of biochemistry, genetics, microbiology and molecular biology. MSc students come from all over the world to learn the latest advanced lab skills.

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World class research

We use the latest technology to better understand the molecular basis of human health and the environment. You can join us by applying for one of our PhD research or fellowship opportunities.

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Public engagement and impact

We're committed to making an impact with our research. That's why we work with our partners in industry to develop new solutions, and take part in a range of events to inspire the public.

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