Professor Steve Busby FRS

University of Birmingham

Research in Steve Busby’s lab is concerned with understanding the molecular mechanisms that control gene expression in bacteria, with particular attention to studying the regulation of transcription initiation in Escherichia coli.

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To recognise, promote, and support excellence in science and to encourage the development and use of science for the benefit of humanity.

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