Biological Sciences

News 2020

All the news from 2020

EMBO membership awarded to Dónal O'Carroll

Professor Dónal O'Carroll has been awarded the lifetime honour of EMBO (European Molecular Biology Organisation) Membership.

Tributes to Nick Read

Tributes have been paid to Professor Nick Read, an influential mycologist whose world-leading research advanced understanding of fungi.

Tackling Racial Inequality

The School of Biological Sciences is developing a BAME strategy to improve racial literacy, create an inclusive culture and ensure our practices celebrate diversity and enhance belonging for staff and students of all ethnicities and backgrounds.

Clocking in with malaria parasites

Discovery of why timing matters to malaria parasites reveals a vulnerability that could be exploited for future treatment strategies.

School facility to provide essential proteins for coronavirus research

Edinburgh Protein Production Facility (EPPF) have joined a national consortium to provide medically important proteins that will aid coronavirus research.

Two-tier approach could begin lockdown end

Easing the UK’s Covid-19 lockdown could begin by strengthening protection for the most vulnerable while relaxing restrictions for everyone else, experts at the School of Biological Sciences suggest.