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  • Professors Vicky Cowling and Tomo Tanaka
    22 Jan 2020

    Professors Vicky Cowling and Tomo Tanaka were given Investigator Awards from Wellcome in the recent funding round. Vicky’s award of £1.3M will allow her to take her expertise on mRNA cap regulation in a new direction while Tomo’s award of ~£1.5M will allow him to continue to build new knowledge on the process of cell division. This will fund their programmes of research for 5 years.

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March 2011

  • 23 Mar 2011

    A bake-sale in aid of Japanese Tsunami disaster fund was held on the morning of the 21st of March in the Atrium of Wellcome Trust Building. Tetsuya Muramoto from Jonathan Chubb’s lab and Etsushi Kitamura from Tomo Tanaka’s lab in GRE organised the event and rallied people from the CLS and Dundee Japanese community to join forces and bake in aid of the victims of the devastating Tsunami that hit the North-east of Japan this year.

  • 23 Mar 2011

    Research paper: The ndc80 loop region facilitates formation of kinetochore attachment to the dynamic microtubule plus end Tanaka Lab paper provides insight into essential KT-MT mechanism

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.