Life Sciences is divided into three areas:
- Genetics – staff in this field play an important role in understanding the genetic components of illnesses.
- Pathology – staff in this field investigate the causes of illness and how it progresses. They carry out tests on tissue, blood and other samples from patients and play a crucial role in the diagnosis of illness. They help doctors choose the best type of treatment for patients, and monitor its effectiveness.
- Reproductive science – staff in this field are key in creating life and providing other solutions to infertility.