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Biotechnology

PGR-RA-38

Expertise of research area
biological sciences; biomolecules; biopharmaceuticals; Biotechnology; celluar biology; molecular biology


<h2 class="heading hide-accessible">Summary</h2>

Biotechnology is a broad discipline in which biological processes, organisms, cells or cellular components are exploited to develop new technologies. New tools and products developed using these systems are useful in research, agriculture, industrial processes, and the clinic.

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<p>Within the research area of Biotechnology we have two research themes:</p> <h3><a href="https://biologicalsciences.leeds.ac.uk/biotechnology/doc/biotechnology-themes/page/1">Engineering of Biomolecules&nbsp;</a></h3> <p>Converting our understanding of fundamental principles of biology and biochemistry into useful tools, devices, therapies and diagnostics that ultimately benefit human life.</p> <h3><a href="https://biologicalsciences.leeds.ac.uk/biotechnology/doc/biotechnology-themes/page/2">Developing Biopharmaceuticals&nbsp;</a></h3> <p>Work in this area ranges from the development of precision drugs, understanding protein folds, the application of Affimer reagents and the study of viruses.</p>

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<p>If you are interested in a&nbsp;product in this research area please search for our research opportunities.&nbsp;</p>

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<p>For further information please contact the Graduate School Office<br /> e: <a href="mailto:https://biologicalsciences.leeds.ac.uk/research-degrees">fbsgrads</a><a href="mailto:EMAIL@leeds.ac.uk">@leeds.ac.uk</a>, t: +44 (0)113 343 8186</p>


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