Department of Biology & Biochemistry

Organization profile

Organisation profile

Bath is one of the leading research intensive Biosciences departments in the UK. It is renowned for its broad range of world-leading and internationally excellent research on animals, plants and microorganisms that fall into the theme areas below, including cell and developmental biology, structural and molecular biology, as well as evolutionary biology and biodiversity.

The outstanding quality of the research is reflected in the level of external funding from the UK Research Councils, medical charities, European Union and Industry as well as publications in the top international journals (Nature, Science, PNAS and PLoS Biology).

REF 2014 performance

The results of the Research Evaluation Framework (REF) 2014 confirm the excellence of the research undertaken in the department. View REF 2014 results.

PhD projects

For a list of our ongoing PhD research projects please see our Current PhDs.

Research Centres

Research themes

Fingerprint The fingerprint is based on mining the text of the scientific documents related to the associated persons. Based on that an index of weighted terms is created, which defines the key subjects of research unit

Genes Medicine & Life Sciences
Genome Medicine & Life Sciences
Proteins Medicine & Life Sciences
genes Agriculture & Biology
Zebrafish Medicine & Life Sciences
Virulence Medicine & Life Sciences
Photorhabdus Medicine & Life Sciences
Nicotinic Receptors Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 2000 2023

Research Output 1970 2019

¿Qué ocurriría en la naturaleza si desaparecieran los insectos?

Reynolds, S., 24 Feb 2019, The Conversation.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

A century of bias in genetics and evolution

Hurst, L., 29 Jan 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Heredity.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A junction coverage compatibility score to quantify the reliability of transcript abundance estimates and annotation catalogs

Soneson, C., Love, M. I., Patro, R., Hussain, M. S., Malhotra, D. & Robinson, M. D., 1 Feb 2019, In : Life Science Alliance. 2, 1, e201800175.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Datasets

Dataset for application of expanded perlite encapsulated bacteria and growth media for self-healing concrete

Paine, K. (Creator), Alazhari, M. (Creator), Sharma, T. (Creator), Cooper, R. (Creator), Heath, A. (Creator), University of Bath, 2017

Dataset

Dataset for "Endothelin receptor Aa regulates proliferation and differentiation of Erb-dependant pigment progenitors in zebrafish"

Kelsh, R. (Creator), Camargo Sosa, K. (Creator), Colanesi, S. (Creator), Müller, J. (Creator), University of Bath, 23 Jan 2019

Dataset

Student theses

(ADP-ribosyl)ation and Ap4A

Author: Thorne, N. M. H., 1988

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Acetate metabolism in Geobacillus thermoglucosidasius and strain engineering for enhanced bioethanol production

Author: Hills, C., 1 Jul 2015

Supervisor: Danson, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Alcohol Dehydrogenases from the thermophile Geobacillus thermoglucosidasius

Author: Williams, L., 23 Nov 2016

Supervisor: Bull, S. (Supervisor) & Danson, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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