Institute for Life Sciences

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Excellence in Interdisciplinary Life Sciences

The Institute for Life Sciences mission is to facilitate fusions of expertise in research and education from a range of disciplines in order to broaden scientific opportunities and address key issues in health, society and enterprise.

The Institute's interdisciplinary research is structured around four grand challenges:

IfLS Annual Report

This report gives an insight into the high impact interdisciplinary research happening here at Southampton. 

Meet the IfLS Community

The Institute community includes IfLS Members, Associates and PhD Students.

IfLS Conference: Life in a High Carbon World 15 September 2015Image: T Vogel (IStock)

Register here. This interdisciplinary conference aims to stimulate discussions across multiple disciplines and promote novel collaborations. Poster session sponsored by Southampton Marine & Maritime Institute

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Focusing in on Nucleic AcidsBBSRC Excellence with Impact project

BBSRC Excellence with Impact project

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IfLS Conference: Epigenetics & Evolution 5 June 2015Getty Image (c) Ingram Publishing

This interdisciplinary conference brings together interests on how epigenetics contributes to evolution and the causes of non-communicable diseases.

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