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The Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, University of Oxford

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, venues and exhibitions are closed until further notice. We recommend checking with the venues' own websites for up-to-date information. The Sir William Dunn School of Pathology is a Department within the University of Oxford Medical Sciences Division. Located in beautiful surroundings near the historic centre of Oxford, it has an extensive research programme covering a wide range of fields including, bacteriology and virology, cell biology, immunology, microbiology and molecular biology. It is involved in the teaching of medical sciences to undergraduates. It also takes about 15–20 graduate students each year for research towards a Doctor of Philosophy (DPhil) with about 60–80 graduate students in the Department at any one time. The Dunn School is famous for pioneering work on penicillin, which brought in the antibiotic era, and also the antibiotic cephalosporin which is among other key findings noted in its brief history. The Dunn School complex includes the EPA building, the Dunn School building, the Medical Sciences Teaching Centre and the Oxford Molecular Pathology Institute. The complex is located on South Parks road, on the Medical Sciences campus. The Department is not open to the public.

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The Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, University of Oxford

South Parks Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 3RE England

01865 275500

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