Latest News for 11/2019
12 May 2019
Professor Hari Hundal and Dr Sarah McKim were named winners in their respective categories in the Dundee University Student Association (DUSA) Student-led Teaching Awards on Friday night. Hari jointly won in the Most Inspirational Teaching category while Sarah won the Best Postgraduate Supervisor category. The shortlisted nominees (from over 300 nominations) and the students who nominated attended the Student Led Teaching Awards Dinner last Friday, where the winners were announced.
01 Feb 2019
Researchers from the Schools of Life Sciences and Medicine have been awarded a £275,000 grant from Diabetes UK. This inter-divisional and cross-School funding has been awarded to Professor Hari Hundal (Division of Cell Signalling & Immunology), Dr Ian Ganley (MRC Protein Phosphorylation and Ubiquitylation Unit) and Professor Rory McCrimmon (School of Medicine).
24 Sep 2018
University of Dundee scientists have been awarded Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) grants totalling more than £1 million to fund their research into cancer and diabetes.
09 Dec 2016
A Dundee-based diabetes support group is `adopting’ two research projects at the University of Dundee. Dundee Diabetes Scotland Group has been running for over 50 years and works to support sufferers of Diabetes to help manage their condition. The group is now winding down but is bowing out with a generous gesture to researchers at the University, one of the UK’s leading centres for diabetes research.
09 Dec 2013
Francesca Nardi, a PhD student in Hari Hundal’s lab (Division of Cell Signalling & Immunology), was awarded the accolade of the best presentation at the annual Diabetes UK networking day. The conference, a national meeting held in London last week, saw fellow PhD students (all funded by the charity and working across the UK ), along with professors and lay audience-members vote Francesca’s research presentation as the best.
10 Jun 2013
International collaborative studies undertaken by the Hundal Group (Division of Cell Signalling & Immunology) alongside researchers in Germany and Poland have provided new insight into the mechanisms by which over-supply of saturated fatty acids induce metabolic defects in skeletal muscle – the principal target tissue for the hormone insulin.
02 Oct 2012
Professor Hari Hundal delivered the 2012 Rector’s Lecture at the Medical University of Bialystok in Poland. The Rector's lectures are directed to all members of the academic community, and are given by professors, who are renowned professionals with a remarkable scientific record.