Faculty of Biological Sciences

One of the UK's leading groups of life science researchers

Latest News and Events

University of Leeds announces £17m Astbury BioStructure Laboratory 

The new facility will provide the University's internationally renowned Astbury Centre for Structural Molecular Biology with instruments for Electron Microscopy and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance that are competitive with the very best in the world.

Using old drugs to treat new viruses

A group of drugs already in everyday use to treat psychosis or depression may also be used to defeat deadly and emerging viruses.


Interstellar greenhouses (The Conversation, 27/06/16)

Research Fellow Rupesh Paudyal (Molecular and Cellular Biology) writes about how a single molecule could be key to growing plants in microgravity. Read more.



Undergraduate Open Days

Our 2016 undergraduate Open Days for prospective students will take place on the 8 October

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