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Scientists develop genetic ‘monitors’ that detect when genes are active

New genetic sensors, developed by Professor Alfonso Jaramillo and colleagues, could function as a lab test device and even as a live monitoring system inside living cells.
Press Release (26 October 2020)

Male and female students chatting at a bench Thinking of studying Biology at Warwick? Why not join us for our Virtual Open Days this month?

  • Saturday 24 October
    Monday 26 October

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The School of Life Sciences has been recognised for its commitment to Athena SWAN in the achievement of a Silver Award in 2018.

"Athena SWAN is a central component of our culture and working practice and we continue to champion the development of a science department that provides collegiality and transparency to ensure equal opportunities for all"
Head of School, Professor Lorenzo Frigerio

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2020:

1-18 December - Ist International BioDesign Research Conference. Find out more

Impact

Studies to advance our understanding of bacteria are helping us to tackle the global challenge of antibiotic resistance through the development of new antimicrobial drugs.

E.coli
Fighting Antimicrobial Resistance

More than 80% of research in the School of Life Sciences was rated as 'world leading' or 'internationally excellent' in REF2014

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