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  • The Baggage Behind Our Being

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    This monograph considers the nature of Belief, based on evidence and rational thought, as well as various other kinds of Belief. Sometimes the evidence is not available. However, our main perspective is the widespread irrationality that can be manifest, despite the availability of what may be seen as contrary […]

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Molecular Biotechnology Group

We are pleased to announce the formation of the ‘Molecular Biotechnology Group’ (MBG) − a partnership between the Manchester Centre for Systems Biology (MCISB) and the Centre of Excellence in Biocatalysis, Biotransformations and Biocatalytic Manufacture (CoEBio3). The new group will headed by Dr. Farid Khan of FLS and has funding from Lonza through the Lonza Innovation for Future Technologies (LIFT) scheme. The project will focus on metagenomic and genomic approaches for organism/target protein identification, to create cDNA libraries and express novel bioluminescent enzymes, proteins and biocatalysts.