A multi-disciplinary team from Bath is developing the world's first portable device that detects synthetic drugs.
Department of Biology & Biochemistry
Our specialisms include cell & developmental biology, biotechnology, infection & immunity and evolutionary biology & biodiversity.
We are one of the leading research-intensive biosciences departments in the UK.
Learn more about our Biology, Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences courses, including entry requirements and course structure.
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Our MSc Molecular Biosciences degrees are available in four specialist areas.
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We are a unique, cross-faculty research centre bridging biology, health and education.
Scientists are starting to understand the precise workings of a type of gene that, unlike other genes, does not code for proteins – the building blocks of life.
Scientists say convergent evolution is much more common than previously thought
Professor Ed Feil (Milner Centre for Evolution) explains in The Conversation what we know about the latest outbreak of monkeypox.
Dr Ute Jungwirth from the Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology is the new chair of Cancer Research at Bath and she has plans for a September in-person event.
Dr Vasanta Subramanian has been awarded nearly £50,000 to study how a species of African fish can help scientists develop treatments for Alzheimer’s disease.
During term-time, overnight on-campus accommodation may be available, for those schools/colleges travelling from further afield.
Tobias Brady found his biochemistry placement invaluable to decide his future preferred way of working.
Biosciences graduate Alysia Hunt tells us how her degree helped prepare her for work as a Research Scientist at MARS Petcare UK.
Gus Hyland, a third year Biochemistry student, talks about his placement year at Monash University in Melbourne.