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AMAN  
This list has been retained 22/07/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list – contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list This list brings together all scientists in the north east of Scotland who are interested in the analysis of microarray data

ANCIENT-DNA  
An e-mail list for anyone working in the field of ancient DNA of any species and any time period.

ARABUK  
ArabUk is a UK Arabidopsis news and discussion forum, for disseminating and sharing information relating to the UK Arabidopsis and wider Plant Science Research Community. ArabUK provides a mechanism for UK Arabidopsis researchers to communicate with other researchers within the UK or with those individuals that have an interest in Arabidopsis research. The mail list is also used for mailings relating to GARNet (Genomic Arabidopsis Resource Network) http://www.garnetcommunity.org.uk/

AVA  
This list is used to communicate with all members of the Applied Vision Association

BBS  
This is the newsgroup of the British Biophysical Society. The newsgroup email circulates matters of general interest to the Biophysics community in the UK, including conferences, awards, and items in the news. <HTML> This is the newsgroup of the British Biophysical Society. The newsgroup email circulates matters of general interest to the Biophysics community in the UK, including conferences, awards and items in the news. </HTML>

BBSRC-MERIT-PROMOTION  
This list has been retained 22/07/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list This list supports BBSRC's 2007/08 Review of the Merit Promotion schemes as specified in BBSRC's Employment Code. It aims to allow all staff employed on BBSRC Terms and Conditions to provide input into the review. The review commenced in September 2007, and aims to make recommendations in 2008. T

BBSRC-TRAINING  
This list has been retained 09/05/2016. No one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list. contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list Register with BBSRC Training and we will send you a regular update of news, events and announcements. The bulletin is aimed at postgraduate, postdoctoral and other early-career scientists in the biosciences, particularly those funded by the BBSRC, but also of interest to the wider community. The bulletin will also be useful for those involved in organising training and developing training strategy at Universities and research institutes.

BENTHOS  
Discussion list for sharing of information and ideas on benthic marine ecology in the UK.

BES-CITIZENSCIENCE  
List for announcements and discussion by members of the British Ecological Society Citizen Science special interest group and others interested in citizen science. The focus is on citizen science relevant to the UK and ecology. Membership of the BES is encouraged but is not required.

BES-INVASIVE  
This is an open discussion list facilitating communication about invasive species. It is managed by the British Ecological Society Invasive Species Group. Anyone may join.

BESCONSERVATIONSIG  
This list includes all the members of the Conservation Specialist Interest Group from the British Ecological Society

BIODIVERSITY  
This mailing list is run on behalf of the European Commissions Biodiversity Research Program. It is intended for investigating and disussing the impacts of Global Change on the biodiversity of herbaceous seminatural ecosystems.

BIOFUSION  
This list has been retained 10/02/2016 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list– contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list This list is used to facilitate discussion and announce initiatives relating to the use of biological inspiration in the development of information fusion systems. This includes the discussion of biological, psychological and computational perspectives on multi-sensory processing.

BIOINFORMATICS  
This is a forum featuring various aspects, events and developments in the bioinformatics arena

BIOLOGY-DIS  
This list is being used to connect disability assessors within the life science departments of UK universities, in order to support assessors and share expertise. The list is run by the Society of Biology, a core member of the STEM Disability Committee.

BIOLOGY-TEACHING  
Biology-teaching offers Higher Education teachers and employers an opportunity to exchange information, ideas and good practice in the field of teaching and learning in the biological sciences.

BIOMIMETICS  
Engineers and biologists communicating on aspects of mechanical design

BRAGGCENTENARY  
This list is for all parties interested in organising events to promote crystallography as part of the Bragg centenary celebrations (2013) and international year of crystallography (2014)

CCLGPAC  
This list has been retained 24/09/2015 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list– contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list UK Children's Cancer and Leukaemia Group (CCLG) - Patient Advocacy Committee Mailing List

CCP4MG  
Mailing list for users and developers of CCP4mg. For the discussion of features, bugs, and usage of the software.

CELL-CYCLE  
This list has been retained 10/02/2016 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list– contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list List dedicated to all aspects of cell cycle biology. Cell cycle control; check points; chemical modulators of cell cycle progression; genetics of cycle control ; methods (flow cytometry, synchronization); etc. International meeting announce ments. Subscription open to all.

COLOURSTUDIES  
This is a group for the multidisciplinary study and discussion of colour. It includes linguists, psychologists, geographers, opthamologists and more. The Group is open to anyone with an interest in colour, but it is intended to be an academic and research forum.

COMPLEMENT-ECN  
This list has been retained 21/08/15. No one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list. contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list List for discussion of all aspects of the complement system of plasma proteins, which are a major part of the humoral immune defence system. List is intended to provide exchange of research techniques, experience, reagents, ideas, job and funding opportunities at national and international levels.

COOT  
This list is for users and developers of COOT (Crystallographic Obeject-Oriented Tool-kit) to discuss the use and further development of COOT.

DIALS-GENERAL  
A mailing list for general discussion related to the DIALS project.

DLPOLY  
DL_POLY is a leading molecular dynamics code in UK developed at Daresbury Laboratory since 1992, with the first release in 1993. Currently at version 4.08 serves a large community of academic and industrial researchers. It is also a flagship code for ccp5 network. This mailing list is not a replacement for your own work, nor is it a replacement for your supervisor's work. This mailing list is a voluntary endeavor: nobody is entitled to an answer, even less to an immediate answer.

DSBS  
Deep Sea Biology Society Mailing List

ECOPLAN  
This list has been retained 01/06/2012 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list Ecoplan is an ESRC-supported seminar series which aims to promote an approach to land use planning based on landscape ecology. The main purpose of the web-based discussion group is to propose an agenda for future research and practice.

ECS-NCP  
The ECS National Contact Persons are the international links to the study of marine mammals in Europe and elsewhere. See http://www.EuropeanCetaceanSociety.eu. Sub-list of ecs-all

ECS-SCIENCE  
The ECS Science Advisory Committee will consider questions on best practice in research and science procedures while studying marine mammals in the wild and in captivity. Sub-list of ecs-all.

EDINBURGHBELTANE-CSE  
This list is for staff and students of the Beltane Public Engagement Network interested in Science, Medicine, Maths and Engineering wishing to receive information from both the general Edinburgh Beltane mails about public engagement and additional public engagement related information specifically relevant to STEM Communication.

EM-UK  
Electron microscopy community in UK networking list. List members can ask for advice, post job advertisements and advertise meetings/courses.

ENVIRONMENTAL-SCIENCE-ENGAGEMENT  
This list brings together those interested in public engagement with environmental science. A wide range of people have been invited to join the list. NERC does not manage, approve or endorse content shared on this list. The views expressed in messages are the personal views of the author. They may not necessarily represent those of NERC. NERC accepts no liability for any errors, corruption or omissions that might arise. The JiscMail Service Policy document: http://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/policyandsecurity/ describes the way in which we expect the service to be used by subscribers. It sets out (S9) JISC handling of personal data obligations under the Data Protection Act (1998).

EVOCULT  
This list has been retained 29/05/2013 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list The evocult mailing list provides a forum for the exchange of ideas and information about the application of methods from evolutionary biology to human cultural behaviour.

EXTINCTIONSTUDIES  
A public discussion list for those interested in exploring multi-disciplinary approaches to extinction, particularly from a humanities and social sciences perspective.

GENDER-SET  
This list is for discussion of research on gender, science, technology and engineering (SET), including but not limited to, research on gender differences in involvement in SET occupations and education, feminist science studies and philosophical critiques of SET.

HALOFERAX  
The list server for the International Haloferax volcanii Consortium. This is the forum for discussion of H. volcanii biology and techniques for its manipulation.

HCMG  
This list is for researchers who use or take care of instruments located in biological high containment laboratories. Areas of interest include light and electron microscopy, and pre-clinical imaging techniques. This list exists for members to share experiences, ask relevant questions and initiate collaboration.

HEABIO-ETHICS  
Bioethics Special Interest Group (SIG) of the Higher Education Academy

HEABIO-MATHS  
BioMaths Special Interest Group (SIG) of the Higher Education Academy

HEABIO-NEWS  
This list has been retained 31/05/2017 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list- contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list News and discussion of the provision by the Higher Education Academy to the HE Biosciences Community

HEABIOREPS  
Sublist for Higher Education Academy's Bioscience Representatives

HIST-NAT-HIST  
hist-nat-hist draws together academic researchers and museum professionals working in the history of the earth and life sciences.

HUMAN-REPRODUCTION  
This list has been retained 07/08/2015 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list– contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list this list engages with all aspects of questions concerning the 'Future of Human Reproduction' from demographic, biomedical, psychological, evolutionary, anthropological and sociological perspectives.

IDEACETL-BIOSCIENCE  
This List is used by those participating in the Biological Sciences Theme Team of the Inter-Disciplinary Ethics Applied CETL. Sublist of ideacetl

JAPANESE-KNOTWEED  
This list has been retained 04/08/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list The Japanese Knotweed Forum aims to facilitate discussion and communication between all scientists interested in the invasive weed Japanese Knotweed and related species.

JCWM  
To support interactions between web mangers within the Research Councils and their institutes

LAKE-MONITORING  
This list has been retained 04/08/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list This is the official list of the UK Lake Ecological Observatory Network - a group formed in 2008 to bring together UK academic and research communities working with in-lake monitoring systems - particularly LDMS buoys.

LBCNC-EQUINE  
This list is for equine lecturers in LBCNC member colleges.

LIGHTSOURCES  
A mailing list for lightsource communicators, to exchange good practice on communicating synchrotron science.

LINNEAN-NEWS  
A forum for contemporary scientific debate across the life sciences. This low-volume announcement list provides news, conference and event updates of interest to those working in biology, zoology, botany, genetics, and the historical basis and development of plant and animal classification.

MARINE-COASTAL  
This list provides a forum for dicussion of topics in marine and coastal ecology and environmental management, with emphasis on environmental management and education. The list is run by the University Marine Biological Station Millport (Universities of London and Glasgow).

MARINE-COASTAL  
This list provides a forum for dicussion of topics in marine and coastal ecology and environmental management, with emphasis on environmental management and education. The list is run by the University Marine Biological Station Millport (Universities of London and Glasgow).

MRC-DATA-MANAGERS  
Forum for the Medical Research Council funded data managers, working both for MRC units as well as in universities.

NATURELOCATOR  
This list is used by the Nature Locator project to inform you of news relating to our suite of projects

NEPG  
This list is for the use of anyone working in primatology who is based in the north of England. It can be used to ask for help, disseminate information about meetings and inform people about interesting research developments.

NERCSTUDENTSHIPANDTRAININGAWARDS  
This listserv will be used to notify the community about NERC studentships and training awards.

NGACDT-2011  
This is the class of PhD students from Surrey, Huddersfield, Strathclyde and QUB who started on the Next Generation of Accelerators CDT course in 2011

NORNEX  
The email group will permit secure communication between members of the NORNEX BBSRC consortium, to organise meetings, share information, coordinate reports, and plan research.

OUTDOORS-HEALTH-NETWORK  
This list has been retained 25/09/2015. No one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list. contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list This list is intended for project members of the ESRC Outdoors and Health Network to discuss topics relating to their work. Others interested in the relationship between green space, use of the outdoors, and health can request to join the list.

OXFORD-ZOOLOGY-SEMINARS  
This mailing list will be used mostly to advertise seminar organized within our Department. The aim is to allow researchers to manage their subscriptions individually. Members from other departments and other universities (e.g. visiting professors) will obviously be welcome to subscribe if interested.

PALPEAT  
This list has been retained 25/02/2015 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list PALPEAT is the acronym of the Palaeopeatlands Research Group

PLANTSANIMALSWORDS  
This list is used by members of the PAW group to support collaboration and exchange of information between linguists, anthropologists, ethnobotanists, ethnoornithologists and archivists.

PLANTSCIUK  
PlantSciUK is a news and discussion forum for disseminating and sharing information relating to the UK Plant Sciences Federation (UKPSF). The UKPSF is a special interest group of the Royal Society of Biology which aims to bring together the breadth of the UK Plant Science sector to: • Increase the understanding of the significance of plant sciences • Formulate a coordinated strategy and vision that will be used to inform policy • Improve the general funding environment • Create an independent and inclusive forum for debate • Provide a focus and contact point for UK plant science • Support efforts to inspire, educate and train the next generation The UKPSF operates with financial support from the Society of Experimental Biology (SEB), the Biochemical Society and the British Society for Plant Pathology (BSPP). For more info on UKPSF visit http://www.plantsci.org.uk/

S-LAB  
News of laboratory improvement activities and events in HE from the S-Lab (Safe, Successful and Sustainable Labs) initiative

SCI-ED  
A forum for discussing and sharing plans, ideas and resources to improve science and interdisciplinary STEM education across the UK, improving information sharing, reducing duplication of effort, and enhancing collaboration. It is aimed at professional development providers, teacher trainers, and those working to improve delivery, policy, research and resources in science and STEM education. Members can post conferences, resources, job adverts, ask questions, identify others working on similar projects etc.

SHINGLE  
This list has been retained 08/08/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list for exchanging information and stimulating discussion between researchers, coastal managers and others involved with shingle (gravel) coastal habitats worldwide - particularly in geomorphology, ecology and conservation management.

SIMULIIDAE  
A list for the exchange of news, ideas and requests concerning all aspects of simuliid (blackfly) biology. Participation is welcomed from anyone with an interest in the Simuliidae, both in the UK and elsewhere.

SSHB-MEMBERS  
Closed list restricted to members of the Society for the Study of Human Biology. Primary usage, to inform members about forthcoming conferences and conference outcomes, circulating titles, abstracts publication details, etc. Secondary usage, topical discussion among members.

STATGEN  
The STATGEN list is intended to facilitate the exchange of information, ideas and expertise between researchers interested in statistical aspects of genetics. www.stats.gla.ac.uk/~paulj/statgen.html

SUZUKII  
Information about Drosophila suzukii research in the UK

SYSTASS-NEWS  
This list is used to make occasional announcements to members of the Systematics Association, and others with an interest in SA activities.

TAHINI-USERS  
A mailing list to support a work group in the EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council) funded CARDyAL (Cooperative Aerodynamics and Radio-based DYnamic Animal Localisation) project. The mailing list will enable work group members to be notified and exchange of any events related to the Wiki and SVN servers used to maintain project materials of the CARDyAL project.

TARDIGRADA  
List for the exchange of ideas, news & requests on Tardigrada biology.

TOOTHWEAR-LIST  
This list is for discussion of tooth wear and microwear and its use for reconstruction of trophic ecology and diet

TRACTOR  
This list is for announcements and discussions relating to the TractoR software package for magnetic resonance imaging and tractography.

TROUT-CONCERTED-ACTION  
This list has been retained 11/08/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list

TUNICATA  
The tunicates are a major group of invertebrates representing an early offshoot from the evolutionary line leading to the vertebrates. We discuss all aspects of tunicate biology including chordate origins. Keywords: protochordate, urochordate, ascidia, salp, doliolid, Larvacea, Pyrosoma, tadpole, sea-squirt

UK-CHINESE-LIFE-SCIENCE-RES-NET  
This list is created for the network of Chinese researchers in the UK who are doing health and life sciences' research

UK-EUROBIOIMAGING-PROJECT  
To discuss the UK involvement Euro-BioImaging. The project Euro-BioImaging is a pan-European research infrastructure project which is part of the ESFRI process http://cordis.europa.eu/esfri. The aim of Euro-BioImaging is to provide access to imaging technologies across the full scale of biological and medical applications, from molecule to patient. EuroBioImaging will address the imaging requirements of both basic and medical imaging communities by creating nodes in many ESFRI member states that will deploy imaging infrastructure in a coordinated and harmonised manner and thus address the fragmentation of such efforts currently present in Europe. The project is coordinated by Jan Ellenberg, who is also scientific coordinator for the advanced light microscopy parts of Euro-BioImaging, and Gabriel Krestin who is the scientific coordinator for all parts concerning medical imaging. Since early summer 2009, Antje Keppler is project manager of EuroBioImaging

UKBCF  
A list for members of UK Bioinformatics Core Facilities. For discussion, announcements and meeting organisation.

UKCLOCKCLUB  
The Circadian clock club runs a twice-yearly workshop on biological rhythms. The list is used to organise and publicise the workshops and other meetings. Further information may be available at www.clockclub.co.uk

WORLD-STROKE  
This list has been retained 11/08/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list The World-Stroke mailing list will encourage intercontinental discussions and collaboration between physicians, researchers, allied medical staff and people interested in improving stroke management all over the world.

YEAROFLIGHT2015  
This list is for all parties interested in organising events as part of International Year of Light 2015.