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December 2012

  • 19 Dec 2012

    The Killer Cookbook – published as part of the University of Dundee’s Million For A Morgue fundraising campaign – has been shortlisted in the World Cookbook Awards 2012.

  • 14 Dec 2012

    The movement of proteins across biological membranes is an essential feature of all cells. In bacteria proteins can either be moved in an unfolded or a folded state. Unfolded proteins are much easier to transport because they require only a narrow channel that is not much wider than the diameter of an amino acid. However, not all proteins can be exported in an unfolded state, for example because they may need a non-covalently bound cofactor for activity, which they acquire in the cytoplasmic compartment.

  • 13 Dec 2012

    Congratulations to Ana Agostinho from Anton Gartner's group on successfully completing her PhD entitled 'Combinatorial Regulation of Meiotic Holliday junction resolution in

  • 13 Dec 2012

    A system of `automated design’ for new drugs could help develop the complex therapies needed for many medical conditions while also improving drug safety and efficiency, new research from the College of Life Sciences  has shown.

  • 12 Dec 2012

    A team of aspiring biotechnology entrepreneurs from the College of Life Sciences  have scooped two prizes at the Biotechnology Young Entrepreneurs Scheme (YES) 2012 in London. The team behind the BioVita company idea won the prizes for: •          Best food sponsored by Leatherhead Food Research – BioVita, University of Dundee and