Researchers in the School of Biological Sciences have identified a immune defence mechanism that could pave new way to treat allergies

Scientists have made a fundamental discovery about how our body’s immune system clears harmful infections.

Researchers have identified a previously unknown mechanism by which the responses of key cells of the immune system are regulated.

The finding could inform research into improved treatments for allergies or chronic inflammatory diseases, such as lung and liver fibrosis, researchers say.

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Institute of Evolutionary Biology Seminar: Simon Aeschbacher (Bern) - Towards a parameterised genomic landscape of effective gene flow

  • Title:  Towards a parameterised genomic landscape of effective gene flow
  • When:  Wednesday 15 November 2017
  • Time:  2 pm
  • Location:  Ashworth Lecture Theatre 3, Ashworth Building, KIng's Building's, Edinburgh, EH9 3JF
  • Speaker:  Simon Aeschbacher, Bern
  • Host: Konrad Lohse
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Roslin Institute seminar: Geraldine Wright (Newcastle University) - Sipping from a poisoned chalice

  • Title:  Sipping from a poisoned chalice: Mechanisms for the detection of plant toxins and pesticides in nectar in bees
  • When:  Wendesday 15 November 2017
  • Time:  1 pm
  • Location:  Main auditorium, Roslin Institute, Esater Bush
  • Host:  Emily Clark (DB)
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