• 11 Dec

    A key zoonotic disease programme, ZELS, launches in Tanzania

    The Zoonoses in Emerging Livestock Systems (ZELS) programme has officially launched in a ceremony hosted by our project partners at the Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science & Technology (NM-AIST) in Arusha, Tanzania. The launch was attended by the Tanzanian Minister for Livestock & Fisheries Development, and also members of the Institute who lead three of the eleven projects funded by the programme
  • 26 Nov

    Inaugural lecture by Prof Colin Selman

    Professor Colin Selman presents his Inaugural Lecture as Professor in Biogerontology in the Institute. The lecture, entitled Intervening in ageing through diet and genes was given as part of the College of MVLS Inaugural Lectures 2014. Colin discusses his early foray into field research in Africa before moving into lab-based research to investigate the mechanisms of ageing.
  • 21 Oct

    GARNER: Official launch, Nov 20, 2014

    On November 20th, 2014, the Glasgow Ageing Research Network held its official launch
  • 26 Nov

    Inaugural lecture by Prof Ruth Zadoks

    Professor Ruth Zadoks recently gave her Inaugural Lecture as Professor in Molecular Epidemiology. Ruth, a long time collaborator, was formally appointed to a Professorship in the Institute in 2013. In November she gave a lecture entitled Molecular Epidemiology - an Interdisciplinary Journey as part of the College of Medical, Veterinary & Life Sciences Inaugural Lectures 2014.
  • 30 Sep

    The 5th Boyd Orr Symposium: From viral genotype to phenotype, Thurs 23rd Oct

    The Boyd Orr Centre for Population and Ecosystem Health is hosting its 5th Boyd Orr Symposium entitled “From viral genotype to phenotype” on Thursday 23rd October 2014. This will be a one day meeting consisting of talks covering the full spectrum of variation in viral genotype, phenotype and relationships between the two, with sessions on pathogen-host relationships and disease emergence, variation in viral antigenicity and virulence, and viral genomics within-host to across landscapes.
  • 21 Aug

    Introduction to Microbiota Research, Monday 29 September

    This will be a day of interesting and informative talks from experts in the field about getting started in microbiota research, and the current work ongoing in Glasgow. Registration required.
  • 26 Aug

    New season: Institute seminars 2014-15

    A new season of Institute seminars will begin on 10th September 2014. The seminars will alternate between the Gilmorehill and Garscube campuses and feature some great external speakers.
  • 08 Aug

    International Marine Conservation Congress Glasgow: 12-19 August 2014

    The 3rd International Marine Conservation Congress will be held in Glasgow from 12-19 August 2014 http://www.conbio.org/mini-sites/imcc-2014. The Society for Conservation Biology's International Marine Conservation Congress (IMCC) brings together conservation professionals and students to develop new and powerful tools to further marine conservation science and policy. 700 participants from more than 50 countries will be attending IMCC3.