BIOL211- Module Overview – Roisin Weaver

Lecture breakdown BIOL211: Cell Biology is one of the compulsory modules you will do in the first term of your second year if you are doing Biomedicine, Biomedical Science, Biochemistry and other BLS-based degrees. Based on when I completed this module (18/19), the structure could be divided into 5 sub-topics which were covered across the Read more about BIOL211- Module Overview – Roisin Weaver[…]

My Dissertation Experience – Josh Jenkinson

Supervisor and project title: Karen Wright- Investigating the effects of atypical cannabinoid O-1602   Why I chose this topic: Although you select the top areas you would like your dissertation to be related to, there is also a section in which you can put specific requests, I chose to request a topic relevant to cancer Read more about My Dissertation Experience – Josh Jenkinson[…]

I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here!

Lancaster University’s very own Craig O’Hare recently took part and won Organs Zone’s ‘I’m a Scientist, Get me out here’ competition! *Woo hoo* The competition aims to bridge the gap between students and real scientists, give young people a voice and teaches them about science and scientists in a fun, engaging and memorable way. Over Read more about I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here![…]

Parasite Culture and Diagnosis – Leishmania adleri

Leishmania alderi (a lizard parasite that is non-pathogenic to humans) can easily be grown in culture to further research into the neglected tropical disease Leishmaniasis and to investigate the usage of an antigen detection diagnostic test – BIOL322 Tropical Diseases practical. Leishmaniasis is caused by transmission of the protozoan Leishmania parasites via the bite of infected female phlebotomine sandflies. Read more about Parasite Culture and Diagnosis – Leishmania adleri[…]