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01 Apr 2010
Scientists from the Drug Discovery Unit (DDU) at the University of Dundee – working together with partners at the University of York and the Structural Genomics Consortium - have made a major breakthrough in identifying new treatments for a fatal disease which infects tens of thousands of Africans each year.
27 Oct 2009
CLS once again internationally recognised as one of the best places to work An international poll of scientists has once again named the College of Life Sciences at the University of Dundee as one of the best places to work in life sciences research. The College is among the top three places to work in scientific research in the United Kingdom - second, ahead of the University of Cambridge. It is also the only research institute in Scotland to be named in the list of the top 10 research universities outside the United States.
1.7 million grant from the Wellcome Trust for Mike Ferguson and Ian Gilbert to further investigate...30 Sep 2008
£1.7million grant from the Wellcome Trust for Mike Ferguson and Ian Gilbert to further investigate African Sleeping Sickness Researchers at the University of Dundee have been granted £1.7million to try and find the chink in the armour of one of the world’s most neglected tropical diseases.
17 Jul 2008
Dr. Joao Rodrigues of the Ferguson Lab in the Division of Biological Chemistry and Drug Discovery, has been awarded the title of Early Stage Investigator 2008 by the British Society for Proteome Research.
02 Jul 2008
Professor Mike Ferguson, Dean of Research at the University of Dundee’s College of Life Sciences, received his CBE from The Queen in Edinburgh yesterday (Tuesday, 1 July). Professor Ferguson, a Fellow of The Royal Society of Edinburgh, the Royal Society of London and the Academy of Medical Sciences, is a world-renowned specialist in the biochemistry of tropical diseases and was given the award in the New Year’s Honours List for Services to Science.