18 Oct 2019Researchers at the University of Dundee have discovered an enzyme they believe could be key to preventing Group A Streptococcus infections that cause more than...
07 Oct 2019Scientists at the University of Dundee have carried out one of the most comprehensive studies into how immune cells sense and respond to their environment to...
03 Oct 2019Biological Sciences courses at the University of Dundee have been ranked 3rd in the UK and 1st in Scotland by The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020. The...
02 Oct 2019David Gray has been promoted to Personal Chair. He takes the title of Professor of Translational Biology which is in recognition of his extensive work within...
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