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![…]
‘High quality work experience will help you to stand out from the crowd, and show employers that you have the skills, knowledge and experience they need.’ With that statement, it is obvious why as university students waiting to join the queue of highly qualified graduates luring over one job. We are all keen to stand out Read more about Cheap work experience abroad?![…]
The presentation given at the Digital Lancaster Sharing Practice Event by Christine Shirras and Jed Winstanley detailing the blog research and creation process, a bit more detail about the blog and future hopes can be found here. More information about future Sharing Practice Events can be found at this link.
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[…]
Posted on behalf of James Ghafoor… If you’re looking for a prestigious Graduate Position (Ranked 3rd in the Times Top 100) – one where you can use your intelligence and personality to help solve one of the country’s biggest problems – Teach First has a unique opportunity for you. The link between how well you Read more about Exciting opportunities available for Finalist or Penultimate year Biological Science Students[…]
I asked Erin a few questions about the BLS summer internship she attained through Lancaster University… Who supervised the internship? Dr Robert Lauder What was the research focus? I worked on a few different projects. One involved the use of Protein A as a biomarker for Staphylococcus aureus infection in ICU patients, with another focusing on the Read more about Erin, 3rd Year, Biological Sciences student discusses her summer internship[…]
I asked Shan a few questions about the BLS summer internship she attained through Lancaster University… Who supervised the internship? Dr Leonie Unterholzner What was the research focus? The research focused on how fibroblast cells detect viruses and the viral mechanisms used to inhibit this detection. In particular Leonie’s PhD students were examining certain viral DNA receptors Read more about Shan, 3rd Year, Biomedical Sciences student discusses her summer internship[…]
Hi everyone! My name is Jed Winstanley and I have been given the wonderful opportunity to bring this blog site to life for all of you fellow science nerds (if that isn’t why you chose to pursue a Biomedical & Life Sciences [BLS] degree then this is slightly awkward…) Swiftly moving on, I am currently Read more about Welcome to your brand spanking new site for all things BLS![…]