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Biomedical Sciences


Our research programme in Cell and Developmental Biology is exploring the cellular basis of disease, the mechanisms that enable cell duplication, movement and repair and the self-organisational events that produce multi-cellular organisms. Our investigators also form the core of the Centre for Mechanochemical Cell Biology.

Biomedical Sciences News

Tue 11 Dec '18
MSci Integrated Science

We're excited to have launched a new undergraduate course for 2020 entry, MSci Integrated Science, incorporating principles from biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics and computing. Find out more about it.


The zebra fish is a tropical fish that shares 70% of its DNA with humans. This makes it very useful to study to help us understand some human diseases. Dr Karuna Sampath tells us more.