Global Challenges

Learn how our department addresses some of the key issues affecting our society

Food Security

Taking a molecular approach to produce robust crops with increased yield is helping work towards providing safe and sustainable nutrition for everyone


foodsecurity

Antibiotic Resistance

Rising antibiotic resistance is a serious threat to our health and requires an in-depth understanding of these multi-resistant pathogens


antibiotics

Healthy Ageing

As we continue to live longer, conditions associated with age are becoming more common. Steps are being taken to ensure we remain healthy into our later years


ageing

Research Themes

Discover the scope of research undertaken by the expert research teams in our department

Microbiology

Investigating the fundamentals of microbial physiology and pathogenicity


microbiology

Plants and Photosynthesis

Studies on photosynthetic complexes, plant development and algae


plantsandphotosynthesis

Eukaryotic Cell Biology

Mammalian cells and yeast as models for human disease and fundamental cellular processes


eukaryoticcellbiology

Genomics and Nucleic Acids

From genome-wide studies to the molecular fundamentals of DNA damage and micro-RNAs


genomicsandnucleicacids

Biochemistry and Biotechnology

Transferring our understanding of living systems into applied science


biochemistrybiotechnology

Structural Biology

Exploring the architecture and interactions of biological systems in atomic detail


structuralbiology

Research Institutes and Consortiums

See how structuring teams into research cohorts drives innovation and collaboration

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grantham

sinfonia

RobertP3

krebs

cbmnet

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