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August 2012

  • 27 Aug 2012

    On Friday 24 August at 5 pm, GRE held a celebration to show their appreciation for Angus Lamond’s 15 years of inspirational leadership.  The reception was well attended by GRE members, who also contributed towards a card and gift.  Julian Blow gave an address outlining Angus’ many contributions to the life of GRE.  Our thanks once again go to Angus.

  • 27 Aug 2012

    Research to develop treatments for neglected tropical diseases received a boost this month as AstraZeneca concluded agreements through WIPO Re:Search with the University of Dundee (UK), iThemba Pharmaceuticals (South Africa) and the University of California, San Francisco (U.S).

  • 09 Aug 2012

    On Monday, the JCB DataViewer, a resource that publishes original image data associated with scientific publications, published an image of a whole zebrafish embryo recorded with an electron microscope, at a resolution of 1.6 nm.

  • 09 Aug 2012

    Glencoe Software has once again taken a huge leap in the technologies enhancing the sharing of scientific information. Innovation pioneer Professor Jason Swedlow, founder of Glencoe Software has announced a new update to the Journal of Cell Biology (JCB) DataViewer, the world’s first system for sharing and archiving published scientific image data.

  • 09 Aug 2012

    On Monday, the JCB DataViewer, a resource that publishes original image data associated with scientific publications, published an image of a whole zebrafish embryo recorded with an electron microscope, at a resolution of 1.6 nm.

  • 09 Aug 2012

    Exciting new advances have been made to technology developed at the University of Dundee to enhance the sharing of scientific data for the benefit of human health.

  • 06 Aug 2012

    Researchers at the University of Dundee have identified a molecule that could play a key role in how cells develop into the building blocks of life. Developmental biologists try to understand how cells that are at first identical differentiate into the specialised cell types that make up tissues and organs.

  • 06 Aug 2012

    Two Principal Investigators from the College of Life Sciences have won the Royal Society of Edinburgh’s inaugural prizes, which recognise some of the top research talent in Scotland at both senior and early career levels. Professor Geoffrey Gadd and Dr. Nicola Stanley-Wall, both of the Division of Molecular Microbiology, are among those who have been awarded these prestigious prizes.

  • 02 Aug 2012

    The College of Life Sciences at the University of Dundee has been given the top award of £750,000 in the first funding announcement from the Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Technology Strategy Board under the joint £180 million Biomedical Catalyst. The awards were announced today by Minister for Universities and Science David Willetts at the British Business Embassy’s life sciences summit at Lancaster House.

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