Understanding how peptides self-assemble

Scientists have developed an integrated computational and experimental approach to investigate the way proteins and peptides aggregate.

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This image shows the process of peptide co assembly. The image is a graphic on a grey background with blue and red figures to indicate the process.
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Top 20 in the UK

The University of Leeds has been voted in the top 20 universities in the UK for Biosciences in the new Guardian University Guide 2020.

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A world-leading destination for the study of biological sciences. We tackle global challenges within the areas of Biomedicine and Health, Sustainable Agriculture, Conservation and Ecology and Sport and Exercise Sciences. All our masters courses are at the forefront of knowledge, so you'll be taught by leading experts with their teaching content reflecting the latest developments in the field of biological sciences.

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“When it came to deciding where to study, the UK was my choice. After intensive research and readings about the different universities, it was clear to me that I could not go wrong with the University of Leeds. You will never be lost in Leeds!”