Department of Biological Sciences (BIO)

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Amidst the festivities of One Ocean Week, researchers from the Michael Sars Centre embraced the opportunity to engage with the public on Family Day and participate in the Ocean Outlook conference.
Tundra ecosystems hold vast amounts of carbon, which is projected to be released into the atmosphere under climate warming. Researchers from the department of Biological Sciences contributed to this important and alarming new paper in Nature, led by researchers from Umeå University in Sweden.
Researchers from the Lynagh Group reveal how minor amino acid variations in ionotropic glutamate receptors (iGluRs) can lead to major functional changes across animal phyla.
A new video abstract for Current Biology explores how specific chemical cues control the settlement and metamorphosis of Ciona larvae. Watch the film to hear researchers from the Chatzigeorgiou Group discuss their findings.