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

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Scientists discover how superbugs hide from their host

New research led by Dr Stéphane Mesnage has discovered how a hospital superbug evades the immune system to cause infection – paving the way for new treatments.

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Training scientists to combat antimicrobial resistance

Designed in collaboration with the NHS, our MSc Antimicrobial Resistance course will give students a real-world insight into the different approaches utilised to tackle the global threat of antimicrobial resistance.

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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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