World AIDS Day

01 December 2016
World AIDS Day is held on the 1st of December of each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV. Around 100,000 are currently living with HIV in the UK and an estimated 35 million people suffer from HIV globally.

Ever since AIDS was first recognized in […]

Aptamers in Aquaculture

19 August 2016

Aquaculture is the sustainable farming practice of raising aquatic organisms for the purpose of human consumption. Aquaculture has rapidly grown in popularity and is now poised to be a major food source for the global community over the next decade. Common species farmed by aquaculture include fish, crustaceans, molluscs, marine plants and to […]

Aptamers against Zika Virus

15 June 2016
The recent outbreak of the mosquito-borne Zika virus in Brazil and French Polynesia has raised major public health concerns with the lack of available medical countermeasures. Most importantly, the spread of Zika virus is associated with the rise in abnormal birth defects including microcephaly and a reported rise Guillan-Barré Syndrome in the region. […]