University of Dundee

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March 2012

  • 08 Mar 2012

    The British Biochemical Society has chosen Dr Kristopher Clark in the MRC Protein Phosphorylation Unit (MRC-PPU) at the University of Dundee to receive an Early Career Development Award in 2013.

  • 07 Mar 2012

    Professor Jason Swedlow is one of three CLS scientists to have been honoured by election as Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

  • 07 Mar 2012

    Three CLS scientists have been honoured by election as Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. The new Fellows from the College of Life Sciences are Professor Kate Storey, Professor Jason Swedlow and Professor Caroline Wilkinson. David Muir Wood, Professor of Geotechnical Engineering at the University of Dundee was also elected as a Fellow of the RSE. Each new Fellow of the RSE is recognised within his or her peer group as having achieved excellence within their discipline or profession.

  • 06 Mar 2012

    The Global Alliance for Livestock Veterinary Medicines (GALVmed) has announced three drug discovery contracts that, it is hoped, will lead to the development of a diagnostic test and the first new trypanocides for more than 50 years to treat and prevent animal African trypanosomosis (AAT), considered by Africa’s heads of state to be “...one of Africa’s greatest c

  • 06 Mar 2012

    The College of Life Science, University of Dundee has received over £10 million from the Wellcome Trust in the fight against some of the world’s most neglected parasitic diseases, including support for a multi-million pound partnership with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) to discover new drug treatments.

  • 05 Mar 2012

    DISCOVERY  SEMINAR PROFESSOR LIZ ROBERTSON The Sir William Dunn School of Pathology University of Oxford   “An expanding job for the master transcriptional regulator Blimp1/Prdm1 during mammalian development” Thursday, 8th March, 2012 At 16.00 MSI Small Lecture Theatre  

  • 05 Mar 2012

    Microbiologists from the College of Life Sciences at the University of Dundee are inviting visitors to come along to Sensation, Dundee Science Centre, this week to discover the wondrous world of `Magnificent Microbes’. Although most microbes are invisible to the naked eye, our bodies contain millions of them, they help shape our environment, and we use them without knowing it everyday.

  • 05 Mar 2012

    Morna Bell whose mother died of Parkinson’s recently, has donated £600, raised by family and friends of the late Margaret, to Parkinson’s research at the Gartner Lab. Mrs. Bell was motivated by her mother’s Parkinson’s and dementia, and her demise from what she herself has described as “a terrible, terrible illness.”

  • 01 Mar 2012

    The internationally renowned Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification at the University of Dundee has launched a unique new postgraduate programme targeting those who aspire to a professional career in the field of forensic anthropology. The MSc in Anatomy and Advanced Forensic Anthropology offers advanced training in subject areas which meet current professional requirements but which are not collectively available at any other institution in the world.

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