Scientists have developed a new technique to trick bacteria into revealing hundreds of holes in their cell walls, opening the door for drugs that destroy bacteria’s cells.
Dr Christopher Hassall, School of Biology, has collaborated with visual artist Alison Smith to create an interactive, sensory installation which will form part of the University's Light Night event.
A prestigious fellowship will support five University of Leeds researchers addressing global challenges, three of whom are from the Faculty of Biological Sciences.
The molecular machinery used by ‘superbugs’ to resist chemicals designed to kill them could also help produce precursors for a new generation of nylon and other polymers, according to new research.
Two BSc Biology students have been awarded the prestigious Beaumont Award.