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Researchers at the University of Liverpool have made a major breakthrough in the field of cell signalling. In humans, signalling in cells normally regulates cell growth and repair.

The Bioscience Skills and Careers Strategy Advisory Panel (BSC) has received input from a Bioscience Skills and Careers Early Career Researcher (ECR) Subgroup (formerly the Postdoctoral Researcher Subgroup) since March 2013. The terms of reference and remit of the subgroup has recently been refreshed to ensure that the group continues to contribute to BBSRC business in the most useful way.

The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) has awarded £14M to researchers in the UK to work on four new large-scale projects. This leading edge discovery research, funded through the strategic Longer Larger (sLoLa) grants call, aims to make major advances in our understanding of the fundamental biology of living systems.

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