University of Dundee

Latest News for 05/2018

April 2018

  • Professor Jason Swedlow
    20 Apr 2018

    The University of Dundee is joining a global effort – with the help of funding from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative – to support development of the Human Cell Atlas, a global effort to map every type of cell in the healthy human body as a resource for studies of health and disease.

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    03 Apr 2018

    Nature Research journal Scientific Data is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal for descriptions of scientifically valuable datasets, and research that advances the sharing and reuse of scientific data. These data descriptors provide a path for publishing datasets associated with scientific publications.

February 2018

August 2017

  • Sonia Rocha
    04 Aug 2017

    Biochemists at the Universities of Liverpool and Dundee have been awarded a prestigious Wellcome Trust Collaborative Award in Science of more than £1.5M to study potential disease-causing mechanisms in the cell cycle. The team composed of Professor Sonia Rocha at the University of Liverpool’s Institute of Integrative Biology and Professors Angus Lamond, Jason Swedlow and Stewart Fleming at the University of Dundee will investigate the interplay between oxygen sensing proteins and cell division. Essential for life

June 2017

October 2016

August 2016

  • 30 Aug 2016

    The OME Team has been awarded a £1.4M Biomedical Resource Award from the Wellcome Trust to extend the capabilities of its Bio-Formats image file reading library.  On receiving the award, Jason Swedlow, Professor of Quantitative Cell Biology and co-founder of OME said “the award is a recognition of the continuing growth of quantitative imaging in the life and biomedical sciences and the scientific community’s need for open source, community-driven tools for handling large, multidimensional image data sets.

March 2015

February 2015

  • 13 Feb 2015

    Jason Swedlow and the OME team are to lead a major project to help tackle one of four key biosciences `big data’ challenges identified by the UK’s Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council. The BBSRC has announced an investment of £7.5 million in new infrastructure to tackle bioscience big data challenges. The new funding will improve the storage and curation of enormous datasets that will unlock untold discoveries in important areas like health, agriculture and sustainable fuels.

November 2013

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