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Collaboration and careers with industry
Friday 5th July 2019, 10:30am

This annual event is an opportunity to introduce a growing community of collaborators, providing a platform for tenant companies to highlight their expertise and interests to students and staff on Easter Bush Campus.

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Launch of Legends Legacy Network
Thursday 13th June 2019, 9:30am

The next evolution of the award winning Ideas Become Legend campaign was announced last night at a dinner hosted by National Museums Scotland, attended by 15 organisations across Scotland.

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Gene-edited chicken cells resist bird flu virus
Thursday 6th June 2019, 9:00am

Scientists have used gene-editing techniques to stop the bird flu virus from spreading in chicken cells grown in the lab.

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Innovation coming home to roost
Thursday 6th June 2019, 11:00am

The UKs largest facility to improve avian nutrition, health and welfare has opened today near Edinburgh.

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Genetic selection and editing could improve animal fitness
Wednesday 29th May 2019, 1:00pm

Genetic selection and editing to remove errors may help to improve fitness of livestock populations, computer simulation suggests.

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Converge announces 2019 semi-finalists
Tuesday 28th May 2019, 2:00pm

The gender gap is closing as female entrepreneurs make up nearly half of all successful entries to Converge 2019.

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Dog DNA find could aid breathing problems
Monday 20th May 2019, 9:30am

Scientists have discovered a DNA mutation linked to breathing problems in popular dog breeds.

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Genetics experts gather for aquaculture symposium
Friday 17th May 2019, 7:00pm

Experts from New Zealand, Norway, Spain and UK will give talks at a one-day symposium on aquaculture genetics at The Roslin Institute on Monday 20th May.

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Gut worms hinder the spread of prions to the brain
Thursday 16th May 2019, 9:15am

Study of an infectious brain condition that destroys nerve cells helps to explain why some individuals may be at more risk than others.

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The genetics of Scottish red deer immunology
Thursday 9th May 2019, 2:00pm

Genetic variation of Scottish red deer populations may indicate they are healthy but can be at risk of new diseases.

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