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We study life at the molecular level. We're finding exciting new approaches in bioscience and training the next generation of highly skilled scientists.
Photosynthetic protein structure that harvests and traps infrared light
New research from our department has solved the structure of a photosynthetic protein to reveal how it converts near-infrared light into an electrical charge.Full story>
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.Find out more>
Electron microscopy facility
The University of Sheffield’s new multi-million pound electron microscopy facility was officially opened with the visit by Dr Richard Henderson, winner of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.Read the story>