News in 2023
- £10.5 million investment to revolutionise future vaccine manufacture 3 November 2023 A new collaborative initiative between UK universities and countries worldwide to share cutting-edge vaccine technology to prevent future global outbreaks of infectious diseases has been awarded £10.5 million from the Department of Health & Social Care (DHSC) and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).
- Pioneering study signals new era of environment-friendly programmable bioelectronics 25 July 2023 Researchers have created a unique microscopic toolkit of ‘green’ tuneable electrical components, paving the way for a new generation of bioelectronic devices and sensors.
- Bristol researcher selected for 2023 Lister Prize 6 July 2023 Dr Helen Weavers, Senior Research Fellow in the School of Biochemistry, is one of six new Fellows of the Lister Institute of Preventive Medicine to be selected for the 2023 Lister Prize.
- Artificial intelligence provides new insight into preventing human disease 12 May 2023 A molecular machine, which plays an essential ‘cargo’ role in controlling the delivery of proteins to the surface of human cells, and is implicated in several diseases, has been identified in a landmark study using artificial intelligence (AI). The research, led by an international team of scientists, is published today [11 May] in Cell.
- Bristol Biochemistry graduate selected for the Gates Cambridge Scholarship 4 May 2023 Bristol Biochemistry graduate Tomas Tokovyi is one of 77 new scholars to be awarded the 2023 Gates Cambridge Scholarship.
- One of the first people to have a transfusion of lab-grown red blood cells says: 'why wouldn’t you do it?' 15 March 2023 One of the first people to be transfused with red blood cells grown in a laboratory has spoken about her experiences.