University of Dundee

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December 2015

  • 18 Dec 2015

    An enzyme crucial to the process of DNA repair in our cells has been mapped in atomic detail by researchers at the University of Dundee, the UK’s top-rated University for Biological Sciences.   DNA repair plays a key role in human diseases such as cancer. Researchers say that revealing the 3D molecular structure of a key enzyme involved in this process could be an important step towards developing future drugs.  

  • 08 Dec 2015

    Yogesh Kulathu awarded €1.5 million ERC Starting Grant Dr. Yogesh Kulathu has been awarded an ERC Starting Grant of €1.5 million which will allow him to initiate an ambitious new project to understand how T-cell biology is regulated by the ubiquitin system. 

  • 08 Dec 2015

    Organised by the newly-formed Scotland Chapter of Marie Curie Alumni Association ‘The Science of Sci-Fi – Age of Robotics’ is the first in a series of seminars for the public bringing together the realities of scientific research with the ever-popular genre of science fiction.

  • 08 Dec 2015

    Two Professors from the School of Life Sciences have been elected as members of the European Academy of Microbiology (EAM). Professor Tracy Palmer, Head of the Division of Molecular Microbiology and Professor Geoff Gadd, Head of the Geomicrobiology Group are both now members of the EAM, a leadership group of European microbiologists that, in close association with the Federation of European Microbiological Societies (FEMS), aims to amplify the impact of microbiology and microbiologists in Europe.