School of Life Sciences
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The School of Life Sciences covers a wide spectrum of biological and medical sciences in both teaching and research. Expertise in the school spans molecular and cell biology, biochemistry, genetics, microbiology, pharmacology, physiology, anatomy and zoology.

The school aims to achieve excellence in education, both in its own undergraduate science and postgraduate masters degrees and with the major contributions it makes to professional courses in medicine, pharmacy and dietetics.

The school also has a substantial research portfolio and strives to achieve research excellence across this range.





Antibody-Mediated Inhibition of the FGFR1c Isoform induces a Catabolic Lean State Siberian Hamsters

Samma RJ, Lewis JE, Lory A, Fowler MJ, Cooper S, Warner A, Emmerson P, Adams AC, Luckett JC, Perkins AC, Wilson D, Barrett P, Tsintzas K, Eblinh FJ

Primordial germ cells: the first lineage or the last cells standing

Andrew D. Johnson and Ramiro Alberio

Impact of voluntary exercise and housing conditions on hippocampal glucocorticoid receptor, miR-124 and anxiety

Pan-Vazquez, A. Rye, N. Ameri, M. McSparron, B. Smallwood, G. Bickerdyke, J. Rathbone, A. Dajas-Bailador, F and Toledo-Rodriguez, M.

Contribution of serotonin and dopamine to changes in core body temperatue and locomotor activity in rates following repeated administration of mephedrone

Sinead E. Shortall, Clare H. Spicer, Francis J.P. Ebling, A. Richard Green, Kevin C.F. Fone and Madeleine V.King.

Mitotic activity of survivin is regulated by acetylation at K129

Aljaberi AM, Webster JR, Wheatley SP.

Potent and efficacious inhibition of CXCR2 signaling by biparatopic nanobodies combining two distinct modes of action

Bradley ME, Dombrect B, Manini J, Willis J, Vlerick D, De Taeye S, Van den Heede K, Roobrouck A, Grot E, Kent TC, Laeremans T, Steffensen S, Van Heeke G, Brown Z, Charlton SJ, Cromie KD.

Detergent-free purification of ABC (ATP-binding-cassette) transporters

Gulati S, Jamshad M, Knowles TJ, Morrison KA, Downing R, Cant N, Collins R, Koenderink JB, Ford RC, Overduin M, Kerr ID, Dafforn TR, Rothnie AJ.

Application of BRET to monitor ligand binding to GPCRs.

Stoddard LA, Johnstone EK, Wheal AJ, Goulding J, Roberts MB, Machleidt T, Wood KV, Hill SK, Pfleger KD.

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Athena SWAN awards champion good working practices to advance the representation of women in science, technology, engineering, medicine and mathematics. The School of Life Sciences has been awarded Athena SWAN Silver status.



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School of Life Sciences

University of Nottingham
Medical School
Queen's Medical Centre
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