28 Jan 2016
Dr Alessio Ciulli of the University of Dundee has been named the winner of a major award from the Royal Society of Chemistry.
28 Jan 2016
International Consortium Identifies and Validates Cellular Role of Priority Parkinson’s Disease Drug Target, LRRK2 Kinase An international public-private consortium of researchers brought together by the University of Dundee and led by The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research has identified and validated for the first time the cellular role of a primary Parkinson’s disease drug target.
27 Jan 2016
PiCLS the Life Sciences Research Students' Association is delighted to announce that pioneering neuroscientist Professor Andrea Brand of the Gurdon Institute in Cambridge will be delivering the annual PiCLS Lecture.
20 Jan 2016
The Universities of Dundee, Oxford and Edinburgh have announced the formation of the Phenotypic Discovery Initiative (PDi) with Janssen Pharmaceutica N.V. the first industry partner joining the initiative. A phenotype is one or more observable features or traits that report changes in a biological system or its reaction its environment. Phenotypic screening is the systematic identification of agents (such as small molecules, biological molecules or genetic mutations) that alter a phenotype.
06 Jan 2016
Researchers have worked out how some bacteria rip hydrogen apart to produce energy, just like a biological fuel cell. In the process they question the current ideas of how this happens and possibly move one step closer to a cheaper, more efficient, hydrogen economy.