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March 2010

  • 10 Mar 2010

    Angus Lamond, Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellow and Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Dundee, has been awarded the 2011 Novartis Medal and Prize. The award, presented by the Biochemical Society, is one of the UK’s most prestigious prizes in the field of biochemistry. It recognises Professor Lamond’s seminal work on the structure and functional organisation of the nucleus of mammalian cells.

  • 10 Mar 2010

    It is a pleasure to announce that Angus Lamond has been awarded the 2011 Novartis Medal and Prize of the Biochemical Society in recognition of his seminal work on the structure and functional organisation of the nucleus of mammalian cells. The Novartis Medal and Prize is awarded annually in recognition of contributions to the development of any branch of biochemistry. The award is for work carried out in the UK but is open to candidates of any nationality.

  • 09 Mar 2010

    The election of new Fellows to the Royal Society of Edinburgh has seen three scientists and one artist from the University of Dundee recognised by the esteemed organisation.  The latest Fellows to be elected from the University are:

  • 05 Mar 2010

    Dundee scientists studying how plants control the time at which they flower have uncovered an unusual form of gene control that could have implications for both plant and medical science. Researchers at the University of Dundee and SCRI have been studying the genes that determine the time at which a plant will flower.

  • 03 Mar 2010

    Warm congratulations to Geoff Codd and Daan van Aalten who were both elected Fellows of The Royal Society of Edinburgh this week (1st March 2010). This is a great honour that reflects the outstanding research done by Geoff and Daan in their respective fields and does great credit to them and to the College of Life Sciences. Former and current Fellows of the RSE include Walter Scott, Charles Darwin, John Logie Baird, William Wordsworth, Niels Bohr, Francis Crick, Sir James Black, Sir Philip Cohen, Sir David Lane, Sir Paul Nurse, Lord (George) Robertson and Fred Sanger.

February 2010

  • 17 Feb 2010

    Researchers at the University of Dundee have made a significant new discovery about how cells behave and protect themselves against cancers and genetic disorders. Professor Tomo Tanaka and his team members Dr Etsushi Kitamura and Mr Shinya Komoto, all at the College of Life Sciences, working in collaboration with researchers in Japan and Germany, have uncovered how cells ensure inheritance of their genetic information in order to prevent diseases.

  • 05 Feb 2010

    Researchers in GRE have made a significant new discovery about how cells behave and protect themselves against cancers and genetic disorders. Professor Tomo Tanaka and his team members Dr Etsushi Kitamura and Mr Shinya

October 2009

  • 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.

  • 19 Oct 2009

    College of Life Sciences Principal Investigator, Ron Hay FRSE FMedSci, Professor of Molecular Biology at the Centre for Gene Regulation and Expression has been elected as a Member of the European Molecular Biology Organisation, EMBO.

  • 13 Oct 2009

    SCILLS Scientist receives 1.4 million euros from the European Research Council A scientist at the Scottish Institute for ceLL Signaling (SCILLS) at the College of Life Sciences in Dundee has been awarded a 1.4 million euro grant from the European Research Council to support an innovative research programme that could lead to the development of a novel class of drugs to treat cancer. Dr Thimo Kurz, a Programme Leader within SCILLS at CLS, has received the Starting Grant from the ERC for his research on types of protein modification in human cells.

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