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Research Themes

Discover the scope of research undertaken by the expert research teams in our department. Choose a topic to find out about the staff working in each of these areas.

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