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Sea Mammal Research Unit

The Sea Mammal Research Unit (SMRU) provides impartial, independent and innovative science that has high relevance to society.

We carry out interdisciplinary research into the biology of marine mammals, train marine mammal scientists through undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and advise governments, non-governmental organizations and industry on conservation issues.


Events

  • BSRC Seminar Series: Molecular mechanism of entry of hand-foot-and-mouth disease (HFMD) virus
    speaker: Professor Zihe Rao ()

    building: Purdie Building
    room: Lecture Theatre B
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    host/contact: Prof Jim Naismith

    Rao (as he is known) has been given a special Fellowship by the Royal Society of Edinburgh for his distinguished research career, is one of the world's leading structural virologists, and is an engaging speaker with an exciting story to tell.


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  • Professor Chunli Bai, President of the Chinese Academy of Science
    speaker: Professor Chunli Bai (Institute of Chemistry, Beijing and the Chinese Academy of Science)

    building: MBS
    room: Lecture Theatre
    see also: additional details
    host/contact: Prof Jim Naismith

    Professor Chunli Bai is an exceptionally distinguished chemist who is the President of the Chinese Academy of Science (CAS), Professor of Chemistry, CAS Key Laboratory of Molecular Nanostructure and Nanotechnology, Institute of Chemistry, Beijing and who is a pioneer in Scanning Tunneling Microscopy. Prof Chunli Bai is also being honoured by the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

    He will present his work but will also have something to say about the Chinese Academy of Science and partnerships with the UK. This is the only day he is free and we have very lucky to have Professor Bai visiting.


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