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UK Government invests in BBSRC to deliver an even more productive bioeconomy

The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) announced a substantial £319M investment provided by the government to ensure the UK’s bioscience research base remains internationally competitive and at the forefront of meeting global challenges in feeding a growing population, … Read the full press release

BBSRC: The Global Alliance for Research on Avian Disease (GARAD) conference to be held between 29 June – 1 July

The Global Alliance for Research on Avian Disease (GARAD) conference will be held between 29 June – 1 July, creating global partnerships to bring together the academic community and poultry industry. LONDON, 24-6-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The partnership, led by … Read the full press release

BBSRC’s Animal Health Research Club and Scottish Government to invest £6M to improve the health of livestock

LONDON, 1-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — BBSRC’s Animal Health Research Club (ARC) has announced over £6M of funding for research to improve the health of livestock. Eight studies will take place at institutions around England and Scotland in farmed fish, poultry, … Read the full press release

BBSRC and India’s Department of Biotechnology launched seven research projects to help provide new or improved crops for the future

Drought-tolerant tomatoes, improved wheat and grass pea could provide crops for the future LONDON, 2-12-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Seven new research projects have been launched today to help provide new or improved crops for the future. The projects involve collaborations … Read the full press release

BBSRC, five UK Research Councils to fund research and training to tackle diseases that could pass from animals to humans

The Department for International Development (DFID) and the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) partner with four UK Research Councils to fund the Zoonoses and Emerging Livestock Systems (ZELS) programme. 11 projects are funded in 11 developing countries involving 19 … Read the full press release

University College London’s studies could help enhance our immunity to disease through dietary intervention

Researchers from UCL have demonstrated how an interplay between nutrition, metabolism and immunity is involved in the process of ageing.  LONDON, 27-8-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The two new studies, supported by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), could help … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool awarded £2M to build DNA synthesis facility

The new laboratory will utilise expertise that already exists in the University’s Centre for Genomic Research and Institute of Integrative Biology Liverpool,  7-4-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Scientists at the University of Liverpool have been awarded £2M to build a state-of-the-art DNA synthesis … Read the full press release

The University of Aberdeen named finalist in Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) Activating Impact competition

The University of Aberdeen has been named as a finalist in national awards that recognise success in commercialising scientific research. Aberdeen, Scotland, 20-2-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) Activating Impact competition celebrates the work of scientists, … Read the full press release

University of Leeds Scientists discovered new way to fight against cervical cancer

4-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Scientists at the University of Leeds have found a way to target and destroy a key protein associated with the development of cervical and other cancers. The E7 protein is produced early in the lifecycle of the … Read the full press release