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
Proteins Medicine & Life Sciences
Genome Medicine & Life Sciences
Mutation Medicine & Life Sciences
Enzymes Medicine & Life Sciences
Bacteria Medicine & Life Sciences
gene Earth & Environmental Sciences
Zebrafish Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 2000 2022

Research Output 1970 2018

Advanced Glycosylation End Products
Alzheimer Disease
Cathepsin B

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

Alazhari, M., Sharma, T., Heath, A., Cooper, R. & Paine, K. Jan 2018 In : Construction and Building Materials. 160, p. 610-619 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Calcium compounds
Calcium carbonate

Comparative genomic survey of Bacillus cereus sensu stricto isolates from the dairy production chain in Brazil

Rossi, G. A. M., Silva, H. O., Aguilar, C. E. G., Rochetti, A. L., Pascoe, B., Méric, G., Mourkas, E., Hitchings, M. D., Mathias, L. A., Ruiz, V. L. D. A., Fukumasu, H., Sheppard, S. K. & Vidal, A. M. C. 1 Feb 2018 In : FEMS Microbiology Letters. 365, 3, p. 1 - 9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bacillus cereus
Dairy Products