Company Overview of University of Birmingham
A U.K. university, is active in life science research and technology transfer to the private sector
Birmingham, B15 2TT
Founded in 1900
Key Executives for University of Birmingham
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University of Birmingham Key Developments
The University of Birmingham and Nankai University Agree Research and Teaching Collaboration
Jun 17 16
The University of Birmingham and Nankai University have signed a formal agreement to work together on research and teaching. The partnership strengthens existing collaboration between the two universities, which have committed to exploring research areas of common strength and interest. Academics from the two universities will now discuss working together across a range of research areas as diverse as environmental sciences, mathematics, biosciences and computational biology. They will also develop Nankai students' participation in Birmingham's 'Study Abroad' programme, which will see students spending two years at each university. A delegation from the university, which is based in the Chinese city of Tianjin, made a special visit to sign the new agreement in a ceremony on the Edgbaston campus.
Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. to Extend Technology Collaboration with University of Birmingham
May 31 16
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. has announced plans to extend its technology collaboration with the University of Birmingham in the UK at the University's new Phenome Centre. Thermo Fisher will supply a range of advanced mass spectrometry instruments to be used for the centre's research in metabolic phenotyping and metabolomics studies. In collaboration with Birmingham Health Partners, the Phenome Centre Birmingham is an GBP8M facility that aims to provide University of Birmingham scientists with the tools needed to conduct large-scale metabolic phenotyping research. The centre's goal is to better understand biochemical mechanisms, targets and biomarkers associated with aging and disease, to enable a stratified medicine approach that will enhance patient outcomes. The new facility is equipped with a range of instruments for untargeted and targeted assays including the Thermo Scientific Q Exactive Focus Hybrid Quadrupole-Orbitrap, TSQ Quantiva Triple Quadrupole and Orbitrap Elite Hybrid Ion Trap-Orbitrap mass spectrometers, each equipped with a Thermo Scientific liquid chromatography system. In addition, a Q Exactive Plus Hybrid Quadrupole-Orbitrap mass spectrometer will be used for training purposes in the Birmingham Metabolomics Training Centre. Thermo Fisher provided the University of Birmingham with prototype technology for evaluation, supported several PhD students on metabolomics related research projects and collaborated with the Phenome Centre Birmingham in the Metabolomics Training Centre.
University of Birmingham Presents at BIO Trinity 2016, Apr-25-2016
Apr 22 16
University of Birmingham Presents at BIO Trinity 2016, Apr-25-2016 . Venue: Novotel London West, 1 Shortlands, London W6 8DR, United Kingdom.
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